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Northrop Grumman DMSMS Engineer in Palmdale, California



At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

We are looking for a well-qualified Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Engineer 2 to support our Palmdale Site. Selected candidate will perform System and Component level Lifecycle Management Engineering activities across multiple programs in the Unmanned System portfolio.

Candidate will focus on systems affected by Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) issues and coordinate activities to ensure a solution is in place before production or sustainment contracts are impacted.

Systems include but are not limited to: Air Vehicle, Communications, and Payloads.

Essential Functions:

Key aspects include working effectively with Procurement/ Subcontracts, Integrated Product Teams, functional organizations, external customers and Program Management to complete the following tasks:

Gather, collect, record, track, and verify data from multiple sources and maintain DMS records.

Facilitate DMS resolution activities including scheduling meetings, briefings, and discussion topics; preparation of agendas and meeting minutes.

Participate in working groups and ad hoc committees/meetings.

Analyze and predict production and sustainment requirements to construct strategic DMS roadmaps for end-of life subsystems and components.

Engage senior management to ensure coordination and integration of DMS resolution activities.

Work with suppliers to ensure DMS issues are resolved at the lowest cost while maintaining high quality and reliability.

Assist in developing program metrics for evaluating the effectiveness of DMS activities.

The successful candidate must have experience writing technical documentation and be computer literate with versatile knowledge of database management, SAP and industry standard software tools (MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and SharePoint). The candidate must have experience using excel and other database exports as data analysis tools.

Required analyses include but are not limited to: statistical analysis, creating graphical representations of data and writing macros to analyze large data sets. Solid written and oral communications as well as presentation skills are


Job Category : Engineering