Principal Technical Services Project ManagementApopka, FL

Requisition ID: R10142144

  • Category: Program Management

  • Location: Apopka, Florida, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

Principal Technical Services Project Management (Operations Project Manager)

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role leading within our organization which is a trusted partner providing critical capabilities for assured operations, precision engagement, aircraft survivability, and microelectronics manufacturing and test with a commitment to shared mission success. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking candidates for the position of Principal Technical Services Project Management (Operations Project Manager) . The selected candidate for this position will report to the Northrop Grumman Precision Targeting and Protection facility in Apopka, FL.

This position will be responsible for performing various duties on assigned programs, which include, but are not limited to the following:

• Serves as the primary Manufacturing interface with the assigned Program Management Office (PMO), Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain (SCM), Mission Assurance (MA) and customers.

• Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with program managers, line managers, and customers.

• 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).

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

• Active participant in program risk management activity, ensuring any applicable Manufacturing risks and/or opportunities are captured and managed in the program risk register

• Supporting and generating proposal documentation as needed to foster new work.

Please note this is an individual contributor role and not a management role.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience; Master's degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience; or 9 years of related experience.

  • Experience in engineering, manufacturing, testing, and/or design.

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

  • Ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbal, with several layers of coworkers and management.

  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks within critical deadlines.

  • Demonstrated experience in leadership and/or project management.

  • Ability to develop solutions to complex problems requiring the use of ingenuity, creativity, and participation of internal and /or external personnel & teams.

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field.

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

  • Experience with Basis of Estimates, Risk Management, Return to Green plans, managing budgets, and Earned Value Management (EVM).

  • Experience working on government contracts.

  • Proficiency in Risk and Opportunity management.

  • Experience with manufacturing production proposals.

  • Experience with SAP in a low-volume, high-mix manufacturing environment.

  • Active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance.


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

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.