Principal Technical Services Project Management / Sr. Principal Technical Services Project ManagementApopka, FL

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 Mission Systems is seeking a talented and motivated Microelectronics Operations Project Manager (OPM) for our Advanced Packaging Technology µ-Line in Apopka, Florida. Northrop Grumman's semiconductor foundry, packaging, integration, and test lines have unique capabilities of supporting a range of production microelectronics and providing leading-edge technology development. The Apopka Florida wafer bumping µ-Line will support flip chip, 2.5D, and 3D packaging for internal production customers as well as emerging technology programs. The line provides a range of wafer post-processing capabilities.

The responsibilities of an OPM include:

  • The Microelectronics Operations Project Manager serves as manufacturing team liaison to/from program management, engineering, manufacturing operations, global supply chain, mission assurance, and customers.

  • Development and delivery of presentations to customers, management, and other program stakeholders.

  • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem-solving with program managers, line managers, and clients.

  • Business-facing manufacturing representative responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance execution of the Manufacturing scope of the contract.

  • Manufacturing lead for the proposal phase of the Manufacturing operations content including coordinating the inputs with the program office, engineering, SCM, and the functional manufacturing and test organizations.

  • Focal point in driving manufacturing process development, continuous improvement, and affordability initiatives related to their specific program.

  • Manages risks and opportunities for all Manufacturing scopes. Collaborates with all functional organizations to resolve any Manufacturing conflicts or challenges. Cost Account Manager (CAM) for Manufacturing Operations budget, including Earned Value Management reporting and variance reporting. Ensures that the required manufacturing and test resources are forecasted and secured to execute the job (people, equipment, and facilities).

  • Manufacturing representative at program Configuration Control Board, ensuring proper implementation of design changes.

  • Active participant in program risk management activity, ensuring manufacturing risks are accurately portrayed in the program risk register.

This job may be filled as a Principal OPM or Senior OPM based on the qualifications below:

This is an individual contributor role with no direct reports. This is not a manager's job.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3 - Principal OPM:

  • Technical bachelor's degree and 5 years' experience, or master's and 3 years' experience supporting the Department of Defense.

  • 5+ years' experience in semiconductor or advanced packaging manufacturing

  • Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or Control Account Management (CAM) techniques, which includes program cost and schedule management.

  • The candidate must have experience in leadership and project management.

  • Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost, and achieving all requirements as either project lead (technical or manager), integrated program team, or cost account manager.

  • Strong communication (verbal and written) including presentation skills.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Secret Security Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or business management

  • Experience with cost, schedule, project leadership, and/or process improvement

  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or Control Account Management (CAM) certified.

  • Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint

  • Manufacturing or Engineering experience

  • Experience with bases of estimates, shop order creation, and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)

  • Active U.S. Secret clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4 - Principal OPM:

  • Technical bachelor's degree and 9 years' experience, or master's and 7 years' experience supporting the Department of Defense.

  • 9+ years' experience in semiconductor or advanced packaging manufacturing.

  • Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or Control Account Management (CAM) techniques, which includes program cost and schedule management.

  • The candidate must have experience in leadership and project management.

  • Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost, and achieving all requirements as either project lead (technical or manager), integrated program team, or cost account manager.

  • Strong communication (verbal and written) including presentation skills.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Secret Security Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in engineering or business management

  • Experience with cost, schedule, project leadership, and/or process improvement

  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or Control Account Management (CAM) certified.

  • Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint

  • Manufacturing or Engineering experience

  • Experience with bases of estimates, shop order creation, and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)

  • Active U.S. Secret clearance

MANUMS

Salary Range: $92,600 - $139,000

Salary Range 2: $114,900 - $172,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.