Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Associate Technical Operations Planner

Promontory, UT

Job Description

Job ID: SM20182809-47851

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.

Propulsion Systems is currently seeking an Associate Technical Operations Planner to provide documentation and process support to our Promontory Value Stream team at our Promontory, Utah office.

Role Description:

Tech Ops Planners performs a variety of engineering planning functions in support of operations or quality such as hardware traceability; configuration management; developing manufacturing plans; creating and maintaining electronic shop floor planning; determining processing and inspection operations.  Prepares or directs the preparation or approval of planning documents defining operational sequence, process instructions, tooling, equipment and facilities to be used in production.  Utilize applicable computer systems.

Experience Requirements:  

·        Proficient use of Microsoft Office tools and database applications.

  • Must be disciplined to follow detailed instructions and comply with procedures.

·        Strong skills using Electronic Shop Instructions (ESI) or similar system.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to create clear and understandable planning for operators.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Ability to stay on task and work with minimal oversight.

  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture.


Experience Preferred

·        Knowledgeable of Manufacturing Operations in the Propellant ingredient prep, premix, mixing, and AP plant areas.

  • Understanding of the change control process and has the ability to create CR’s/OCR’s for process engineering

  • Has the ability to create/modify simple sketches in CAD or related software for planning sketches. 



·        Associates Degree, preferred

·        Two-year certification or education post high-school

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