Principal Program Planner and Scheduler (Secret Clearance Required to Start) Chandler, AZ

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 Space Systems Launch Vehicles Business Unit is seeking a Program Planner and Scheduler - Level 3 supporting our Chandler, AZ site. The analyst must be capable of creating and maintaining a resource loaded schedule network that is the core of a schedule-driven EVMS implementation. This position will be required to be onsite due to nature of the role and scope of work.

This position requires the candidate to have an active Secret clearance to start on Day 1.

Specific roles and responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • Prepare, develop and coordinate the integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet all program objectives.

  • Track plans and schedules, perform risk analysis, identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts.

  • Provide program planning and scheduling support to internal and external customers. This includes gathering of source planning data, logical sequencing of activities, establishing activity durations and loading of resources in an Integrated Master Schedule Network for the purpose of providing status reporting and earned value analysis of work performed against the approved baseline plan.

  • Implement automated planning software to perform schedule analysis and reporting, including critical path analysis and assessment, schedule risk assessments, schedule health metrics analysis.

  • Analyze variances/trends and develop new methods and process techniques.

  • Able to assist in the creation and presentation of content to various levels of leadership, efficiently work with multiple functional teams, supplier teams, and Program/Project Managers and exert some influence on peers and internal customers.

  • Support/coordinate internal and external surveillance audits and DCMA surveillance reviews, and integrated baseline reviews.

  • Ensure full compliance with corporate policies, with particular focus on implementation of the NG Earned Value Management System.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 6+ years of relatable experience - OR - Master's Degree with 4+ years of relatable experience.

  • Will consider additional 4+ years of relatable experience in lieu of degree.

  • Experience with MS Project, MS Office applications and the development of an Integrated Master Schedule.

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM) practices and be able to support implementation on program with varying contract types.

  • Current, active DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in the aerospace and defense industry.

  • Prior experience with DI-MGMT-81650 and related government requirements.

  • Experience in supporting Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and DCMA Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs).

Salary Range: $74,600 - $111,800

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.

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