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Program Manager 2

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10044078Category: Program ManagementLocation: Oxnard, California, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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.The Northrop Grumman Space Components, Deployables Operating Unit (OU) is a leading supplier of advanced Deployable Reflectors, Solar Arrays, Boom and other structures and mechanisms for Spacecraft and other space-related applications. In addition, the unit also designs and produces microwave EW and slotted waveguide antennas for aircraft. We are seeking Program Managers to support operations in our Oxnard, CA, facility.OverviewReporting to the Deployables Director of Programs or other Senior Program Management leadership within the Deployables OU, the Program Manager 2 will be responsible for managing key programs within the Deployables business portfolio. This PM2 will require technical expertise, strong leadership and collaborative people skills with the proven ability and experience to work within a technically dynamic, high-growth, fast-paced and strategically important operating unit.ResponsibilitiesLead and direct cross-functional engineering teams during proposal, design, manufacturing, and delivery phases of products in development and production phasesTransition designs to manufacturing, working with the technical team to identify ways to streamline manufacturing and assembly processes, achieving required delivery rates and reduced cost targetsDevelop and execute to project budgets and schedules, including Earned Value Management System (EVMS), critical path management, Estimates-at-Completion (EACs), and workload forecastsWork with suppliers and be able to articulate project requirementsBrief internal and external customers and leadership on progress of work assignedLead failure root cause analysis and corrective actions as neededTrack and report on program performance metrics including EACs and schedule performanceEstablish milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedulesIdentify program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specificationsWork closely with leadership to ensure full compliance with Division, Corporate, and Government policiesBasic QualificationsBachelor's degree in engineering or technical discipline5 - 10+ years of Program or Project Management experience or similar (e.g. Lead IPT (Integrated Product Team), or Lead NPT (New Product Team) or Systems Engineering leadExperience in design for manufacturing and transition to production programsGated design development experience (PDR, CDR)Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skillsProven analytical, technical, strategic and problem-solving skillsProficient in MS Office Suite and MS ProjectUS Citizenship is a requirement for employmentPreferred QualificationsFamiliarity with Space Deployable Structures and MechanismsWorking Environment & Physical Demands:Travel to customer site and/or within the Operating Unit to Goleta, CA, up to 10-15% of the time; both domestic and international travel as requiredAbility to sit and/or stand for extended periods of times and light physical effort as requiredSalary Range: $143,500 USD - $215,300 USDEmployees 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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