Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Operations Analyst

Chandler, AZ

Job Description

Job ID: MO20181409-47578

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.

Northrup Grumman is seekin an Operations Analyst in our Chandler Az location

The Operations Analyst will provide operational focus within the work cell responsible for electrical ground support equipment built for the GMD interceptor.  The successful candidate will work with a small core team to champion on-time product delivery by setting weekly start rates, negotiating program delivery dates, ensuring on time delivery to commits, and driving resolutions to issues impacting delivery performance. This person is organized, communicative, and can adapt to the fast-paced environment of manufacturing operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all work cells support and achieve the negotiated program commit dates
  • Identify potential gaps in production schedules and minimize any line stoppages
  • Resolve work cell issues, non-conformances, drawing releases, router and traveler releases
  • Produce and present weekly reports on factory work cell delivery performance
  • Work closely with planning organization to reduce schedule impacts due to material shortages
  • Work closely with programs on releasing documentation in time to support production schedules
  • Work with manufacturing and quality management on work cell resources


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business or Related Field with a minimum of 2 years of experience or equivalent experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, great attitude, and ability to work well with all levels in the organization
  • Excellent Excel, Power Point and Word skills
  • Previous experience leading a small work team a plus



  • Category - Materials and Distribution
  • Group - Launch Vehicle Division
  • Expertise - Operations
  • Education - Bachelors
  • Job Type - Full Time
  • Location - AZ-Chandler
  • Years of Experience - 0 – 1 year in a manufacturing environment
  • This position will require FOUO access

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: 1-3 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Operations
Group: Flight