Master Planning and Scheduling Analyst (Level 2/Level 3) DOD SkillBridge Iuka, MS

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.

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty

  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

  • Will receive an honorable discharge

  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking a qualified Master Planning and Scheduling Analyst 2 or a qualified Principle Master Planning and Scheduling Analyst 3 to join our team of high performing, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Iuka, MS and requires working from our NG facility on a 9/80 schedule. DoD Secret Clearance required.

The Air Dominance Division is a fast paced, dynamic, and complex environment that requires a candidate to possess self-initiative, strong analytical skills, and solid leadership characteristics. Candidate will have the following, but not limited to, responsibilities:

  • Prepares, develops and coordinates the Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) to meet all program objectives

  • Ensures major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality

  • Tracks plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts

  • Analyzes schedule for critical path, recognizing implications of changes and assists in the development and incorporation of work-around plans into the schedule when change is required

  • Utilizes Gantt, PERT milestone charts, EVM and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas

  • Develops necessary scheduling reports and metrics to enable management decisions

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

  • Implements scheduling best practices as prescribed by industry to include, but not limited to:

  • DCMA 14-point

  • IPMR DI-MGMT-81861

  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Critical Path Analysis

  • Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA)

  • Schedule Performance and Health Metrics and Analysis

  • Conducts Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR) and Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSR) audits

  • Serves as program planning surge support for programs as needed

  • Work under very general supervision while completing numerous assignments and elevating potential issues to ensure proper management focus

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Does this sound like you?

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself! Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

At Northrop Grumman, we are innovating-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule OR 4/10 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications Level 2:

  • Master's degree with 1 years' experience, or Bachelor's Degree with 3 years' proven experience in Program Planning, Program Scheduling, Master Planning, Industrial Engineering, and/or industry related experience

  • Active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain program access

  • Experience using Word, PowerPoint and Excel (including creating, maintaining, analyzing and manipulating spreadsheets with complex formulas)

Basic Qualifications Level 3:

  • Master's degree with 4 years' experience or a Bachelor's Degree with 6 years' proven experience in Program Planning, Program Scheduling, Master Planning, Industrial Engineering , and/or industry related experience

  • Active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain program access

  • Experience using Word, PowerPoint, Excel (including creating, maintaining, analyzing and manipulating spreadsheets with complex formulas), and scheduling software such as: MS Project, Primavera, Real Time Project, Deltek Open Plan Professional (OPP) and/or similar

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Possess intermediate to advanced skills in MS Project and the detail development of an IMS

  • Full understanding Earned Value Management (EVM) practices and be able to support implementation on programs

  • Understanding of and experience with providing support to Integrated Product Teams (IPT)

  • Experience in Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) and DCMA Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs)

  • Ability to create high level metrics and brief to executive, program and customer leadership

Salary Range for Master Planning and Scheduling Analyst (Level 2) $57,400.00 - $86,000.00

Salary Range Principal Master Planning and Scheduling Analyst (Level 3) $70,600.00 - $106,000.00

Salary Range: $57,400 - $86,000

Salary Range 2: $70,600 - $106,000

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.

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.