Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Sr. Prod Planning Spec.

Dulles, VA

Job Description

Job ID: KMH20181810-48279

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.

Education and Experience

Develop and maintain detailed schedules, production plans and material requirements lists in accordance

   with the Master Production Schedule, for products, proposal efforts and/or production processes. Provide

   input to management regarding problems such as scheduling problems, material shortages, design changes

    and backlogs.


1.   Develop and maintain material and tooling requirements for proposal efforts and/or  

       production processes; daily planning schedules, statusing the movement of hardware

       through manufacturing, inspection, test and shipping.

2.   Provide input to management regarding issues such as scheduling problems, material

       shortages, design changes and backlogs.

3.   Release and maintain all appropriate paperwork.                                             

4.   As needed, monitor activities associated with inspection test and shipment to ensure a

       smooth flow of materials tied to production requirements.

5.   May coordinate supply activities and report on production and material expenditures.

       Coordinate the disposition and correction of rejected hardware with manufacturing


6.   Perform related duties as assigned or required.     


Position requires HS & 10 years or equivalent combination of education & experience.

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.

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 8-10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Operations
Group: Space