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Project Management

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10071960
Category: Program Management
Location: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 1 At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history. Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients. Role Description & Responsibilities: The Principal Project Mgmt individual will lead a medium-sized cross functional team consisting of Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality personnel to successfully complete and deliver complex components and avionics. The candidate will be responsible for setting weekly rates, ensuring on time delivery to commits, and driving resolutions to issues impacting the work cells delivery performance. Responsibilities include: Operate as one highly functioning team to reduce cycle time, increase quality, reduce waste, maximize value added work, and improve employee job satisfaction.
Provide product priorities to engineering, assembly, test, conformal coat and quality teams to deliver a quality product on or ahead of program need
Establish a balanced manufacturing cadence based on accurate operational touch times and cycle times for each product and each operation
Establish standardized material movement procedures to release picks, create kits and transport products
Proactively and reactively identify opportunities for mistake proofing in work instructions, fixtures, visual management, etc.
Create a visual workplace to identify if we are ahead or behind our manufacturing cadence, have too much or too little inventory, signal non-standard conditions and/or when help is required
Continually improve the process to increase quality and reduce cycle times, touch times and inventory Qualifications: Education or Experience
3 Years with Bachelors; 1 Year with Masters
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with all levels in the organization
Very strong Excel, Power Point and Word skills
Previous experience leading a small work team a plus
Previous manufacturing experience a plus Salary Range: $58,800 USD - $82,200 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Chandler , Project Management, Executive , Chandler, Arizona

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