Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Associate Production Planner - Active Secret DOD Clearance Required

Clearfield, UT

Job Description

Job ID: ALC20182310-48339

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Group in Clearfield, Utah is seeking an Associate Production Planner

Job Description:

The Production Planner is responsible for coordinating daily manufacturing related activities between Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality and Engineering departments. This position is responsible to support the production control function maintaining schedules and material requirements and availability for the manufacture of programs for the Advanced Composite Structures (ACS) COE.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

  • Provide status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided as needed; schedules equipment; confirms material supply and demands
  • Schedule ACS production areas as assigned
  • Executing and releasing production work orders which will identify the material, quantity and date required that support the program requirements
  • Support IPTs
  • Perform Cost Point transactions as necessary

Experience Requirements:  

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 0-2 years of manufacturing production control and scheduling experience in an manufacturing environment


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Engineering required (education will be verified)

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Active Secret DOD Security Clearance required
  • Production scheduling experience required
  • Material planning experience required
  • MRP/ERP experience required
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment required

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with Manufacturing Execution System (Solumina) is preferred

Competencies for Success:

  • Positive individual who is willing to expand current skill set, through schooling and training
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, diverse environment
  • Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence
  • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player

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.

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Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 0-1 Year
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Operations
Group: Flight