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Are you ready to put your Industrial Engineering experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense Systems sector wants you to join our Team as a Industrial Engineer / Planner / Scheduler and support our E-6B maintenance program in Lake Charles, LA.
The Navy E-6 is an airborne command post and communications relay based on the Boeing 707 platform The aircraft are utilized primarily for long-range patrols along the entire U.S. border, and in source and transit zone countries. This platform, now modified to the E-6B standard, conveys instructions from the National Command Authority to fleet ballistic missile submarines, a mission known as TACAMO ("Take Charge And Move Out").
Your duties include:
Plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules; integrating multiple program schedule requests into one executable schedule for production teams
Resolves conflicts between competing programs for common resources
Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed
Create, maintain and status network-based, Master Production Schedules in support of E-6B programs
Fully understands critical path schedule network processing, driven by logic, durations and date constraints
Experience with IMP/IMS schedule structure as well as schedules based on Work Breakdown Structures
Experience exporting schedule data to Excel and working with responsible parties to gather and report schedule status and productivity metrics per weekly and monthly reporting cycles
Experience with critical and driving path identification and analysis
Experience resource loading schedules, including both labor and material
Exposure to MRP/ERP and shop floor MES systems with experience aligning program schedules with the manufacturing/production system
Motivated to work independently with minimum supervision, yet understands the importance of the Master Production Scheduler role in contributing to the overall success of the program team
Familiarity integrating external customer or subcontractor program activity into the master production schedule
Analyzes and designs sequence of operations and work flow to improve efficiencies in plant and production facilities and equipment layouts; and establishes methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel
May establish or assist in establishing accident prevention measures and may manage training programs for personnel concerning all phases of production operations
Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. On the basis of these studies, develops and implements plans and programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods
A High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 8 years of IE / Planner / Scheduler experience. A Bachelor's degree in relevant area of study and a minimum of 4 years of IE experience may also be considered.
Strong problem solving and analysis skills with the ability to learn from mistakes
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with and drive deliverables from individuals at all levels within the organization
Ability to multitask and prioritize
Strong attention to detail
Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance, if required.
A Bachelor's or higher degree
Experience utilizing all aspects of Microsoft Project to manage IMS
A current Secret DoD clearance
Experience on new programs
Salary Range: $68,500 - $102,700
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.