Northrop Grumman Production Planner 4 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.

Aerospace Systems sector is seeking aProduction Plannerto join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA Center of Excellence where technology and teamwork come together. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Engineering / Tooling organization working in a collaborative environment while promoting a positive and proactive teamwork environment.

Plans sequence of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations relating to specific portion of the product for guidance of production workers. Plans detail operations from digital models, blueprints, engineering orders, change notices, and other design releases. Determines the need for tooling and makes recommendations for the design and planning of required tools. Coordinates with Manufacturing Engineering to create/maintain work instructions, visual aids and bill of material in digital environment. Ensures product requirement defined within released documents is correctly documented within work instructions and ERP system. We seek Production Planners that use a unique skill set that includes a hands-on approach supporting Manufacturing Planning & Systems home room within the Aerospace sector.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma/GED and 6 years ofplanning/scheduling, process development, quality, military, or production/manufacturing experience

  • Experience withMicrosoft Office Suite

  • Must have the ability to interface/communicate with multiple levels of leadership

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret security clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree and 6 years ofplanning/scheduling, process development, quality, military, or production/manufacturing experience

  • Experience creating work instructions and visual aids

  • Experience creating procedures or process manuals

  • Experience reading and interpreting 3D models and Engineering drawings/blueprints

  • Experience working with Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP) systems and Bill of Materials (BOM)

  • Active in-scope DOD Secret security clearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years

  • Current Special Program Access

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.