Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Project Manager 16P

Clearfield, UT
Program Management

Job Description

Job ID: TS20181110-48128

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 experienced Project Manager 16P


• Run projects and programs as agreed to and defined by Program Manager and Director. Support the program wide P&L. Own various aspects of a large manufacturing program.

•Provide project leadership over a matrix team / management of multiple products of the program; provide program direction for various program tasks to minimize risks to program objectives. May also include subcontract project management.

•Establish project budgets; responsible for managing/meeting cost, technical, and schedule goals i.e., planning, initiating actions, monitoring of progress and problem resolution.

•Manage the schedule/budgets of respective projects, ETCs, quarterly EACs, customer reports, and informing management of status of significant events as required.

•Manage various proposal efforts; may include writing proposals, creating or reviewing cost estimates, proposing alternate solutions to benefit the customer and Northrop Grumman.

•Develop/maintain relationships w/customers to assure customer requirements are met; ability to communicate well an meet the customer's needs.

•Provide programmatic support to potential customers to develop new opportunities.

Basic Qualifications:

•BS Business or Engineering Required

•5+ years minimum Program or Project leadership experience, aerospace environment preferred.

•Experience in aerospace structures design principles, practices, and procedures, specifically working knowledge of composite design, fabrication, machining, aerospace manufacturing experience and testing.

•Demonstrated Leadership skills to develop and lead teams to meet program and company  objectives.

•Ability to plan and execute programs at all phases, including concept, development and production; prepare and maintain schedules, detailed budgets, financial data, ETC/EAC and other related financial data.

•Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills. Must communicate well and work with a matrix team as well as customers. Ability to interface effectively at and between all levels of internal and customer functional departments and executives; knowledge of preparation of technical proposals, studies and program requirements; ability to effectively coordinate efforts with related functional departments and hold team accountable to meet project deliverables.    

Preferred skills:

•Familiarity with DoD procurement process, knowledge of financial systems and related financial information including EVMS.

•General knowledge and understanding of composites structures manufacturing and design principles and/or aircraft assembly, practices, and procedures within a DoD Military Aircraft manufacturing environment.

•Knowledge of DoD program phases, design, testing, qualification, production, and product certification processes.


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