Principal/Senior Principal Engineering Operations Project Manager (OPM) - MRA/MRR

    • Baltimore, MD

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector - located in Linthicum, MD - has an immediate need for an Engineering Operations Project Manager (OPM), specifically for leading the MRA (Manufacturing Readiness Assessment) / MRR (Manufacturing Readiness Review) efforts. The OPM must be a self-starter, self-motivated individual who can work in a fast-paced environment.

The responsibilities of an MRA / MRR OPM include:

• Provide consultation for program MRA quoting, planning, and execution and maintain database of ongoing MRA efforts.
• Maintain/Update M240-MSO to continuously improve manufacturing and operations readiness review process. Update process to include Global Supply Chain requirements and content.
• Maintain/Update MRA SharePoint Site with latest tools, templates, examples and resources from MRAs across the sector.
• Review MRA content upon request from programs or executive management for comprehensiveness and effectiveness.
• Consult with various Operations COE functions (Mfg Eng, Program Management, GSC, QME) and engineering to ensure alignment between functional processes in command media with MRL requirements.
• Participate in Government/Industry MRL Working Group quarterly and annual sessions to communicate opportunities and challenges with MRL criteria and MRA execution.

The OPM candidate must possess excellent communication skills - both verbal and written; strong interpersonal skills; a good problem solving mindset; and the ability to present program visibility at internal/external meetings to include all levels of management including executive level.

****Please NOTE: This is not a Manager role. This is an individual contributor role.

This job may be filled as a Principal Engineer or a Senior Principal Engineer based on the requirements below.

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Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3 (Principal):
•A Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM area (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 5 years of relevant work experience or 3 years of relevant work experience with a Master's degree
•The candidate must have experience in leadership and project management.
•Experience in engineering or manufacturing
•Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required)
•Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point

Basic Qualifications for a level 4 (Senior Principal):
•A Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM area (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 9 years of relevant work experience or 7 years of relevant work experience with a Master's degree
•The candidate must have experience in leadership and project management.
•Experience in engineering or manufacturing
•Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required)
•Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience with MRA (Manufacturing Readiness Assessment) / MRR (Manufacturing Readiness Review)
•BS Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Quality Engineering
•Master's degree in Engineering or Business Management
•Experience with cost, schedule, project leadership, and/or process improvement
•Experience with bases of estimates, shop order creation, and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
•Active Secret clearance

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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