Project Management Manager 2 (OPM Manager 2)Apopka, FL

Requisition ID: R10160275

  • Category: Program Management

  • Location: Apopka, Florida, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems currently needs a Project Management Manager 2 (OPM Manager 2) to support our Advanced Packaging Technology µ-Line located in Apopka, FL.

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. This role will support and manage our Advanced Packaging products and processes.

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, but they’re also making history.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support you in expanding your network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems currently needs a Project Management Manager 2 (OPM Manager 2) to support our Advanced Packaging Technology µ-Line homeroom located in Apopka, FL. 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.

This role will support and manage our Advanced Packaging products and processes. This is both a functional management position with direct reports and a Project Leadership position. The Manufacturing Operations Project Managers are the interface between the Business Division and Manufacturing. This position is responsible for schedule management and cost accountability of Manufacturing activities for this Operating Unit and NGMC.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the production execution for all programs.

  • Manage Manufacturing cost and schedule performance.

  • Serve as Manufacturing lead for all proposals.

  • Create and lead teams to resolve the issues adversely impacting the Manufacturing execution of the programs.

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

  • Provide liaison with GSC and QME to ensure satisfactory program execution.

  • Understand and report on Manufacturing Operations status at the required level of detail to the Program Manager, Sector Executive Management, and customers.

  • Ensure Manufacturing has the needed resources (resources Manufacturing needs as well as allocation of resources from Manufacturing) to execute the programs.

  • 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.

  • Serve as Functional Manager and direct the work of the reporting Operations Project Managers

  • Perform manpower planning and execute hiring to support the Business Division

  • Mentor, develop, and assess direct reports.

  • Provide strategic leadership to ensure all Program and Manufacturing objectives are achieved.

  • Provide Manufacturing expertise to support the strategic vision of the Business Division

  • 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.

  • Candidate must have demonstrated ability in working with cross-organizational teams and customers; the ability to set and clearly articulate goals/priorities and successfully communicate them to key staff; strong leadership skills; and a track record of building high-performance teams, with a particular focus on employee development, engagement, inclusion, and retention.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 9 years of relevant experience or master’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience

  • 2+ years’ experience in Semiconductor or Advanced Packaging Manufacturing

  • 5+ years of experience leading people and/or projects with 2+ years of direct people leadership experience

  • Experience working in Manufacturing, Engineering, Test, Production, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, Project Engineering, IPT, Operations Project Management (OPM), or similar roles.

  • Working knowledge of SAP and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems

  • Control Account Management experience, with earned value experience.

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

  • Program execution experience.

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

  • Ability to receive and maintain a U.S. Government DOD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CAM certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field and master’s degree

  • Demonstrated expertise in the following systems and concepts: - MRP and IMS Scheduling - SAP production planning and material management tools - ISE/CADSTAR - Earned Value Management - Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and Manufacturing

  • Experience leading Manufacturing proposal efforts that include labor quoting, schedule and capacity analysis, investment planning, and descriptive writing contributions

  • Active U.S. Government DOD Secret Clearance

MANUMS

Salary Range: $108,400 - $162,600

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.