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Northrop Grumman Project Management in Emerado, North Dakota

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Essential Functions:

Position involves Global Hawk long range retrofit planning, individual configuration change, and retrofit installation management, with focus of work effort on aircraft modifications.

Working closely with the customer, program level scheduling, and Integrated Product Teams for weapon system development; functioning as the Product Support representative for the preparation and execution of aircraft, ground station, support equipment and spares modifications; developing and administering long range retrofit plan; acting as focal point for pending weapon system upgrades, by reviewing proposed modifications and providing cost and effort descriptions.

Responsibilities also include management of assigned retrofit efforts, which consists of providing contract work estimates, tracking rotatable assets, expediting repairs, performing kitting, and facilitating asset replacement.

Position is also expected to assist in the training and development of junior team members. In addition, oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.

Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 3 years of Project Management experience in long range retrofit planning, individual configuration change, and retrofit installation management, with focus of work effort on aircraft modifications or another related experience (OR 1 Year with Master)

  • Proficient in Windows, MS Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.

  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with reading and translating engineering drawing

  • Experience on aircraft production line

  • Strong social skills for interfacing daily with other programmers, customers, users, and other support personnel to ensure system goals are met

  • Verbal, writing, presentation, and leadership skills.

  • Current Active Secret

  • Local candidates preferred

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 most positions.

Job Category : Program Management