Sr Principal Project ManagementPalmdale, CA

Requisition ID: R10162685

  • Category: Program Management

  • Location: Palmdale, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for a Sr. Principal Project Management to 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 Project Management Team working in a collaborative environment while promoting a positive and proactive teamwork environment.

This individual should possess leadership and team building capabilities, excellent communication, and have strong interpersonal skills. Must possess solid organization abilities and be a motivated, flexible team player.

Position is to join the Operations Project Management team supporting Production. This dynamic role works directly with the production IPT to manage shop floor constraints, in-house part fabrications, section readiness reviews, and project management of schedules impacting the IPT. Assess project risks/issues and provide mitigation strategies by developing mechanisms that monitor project progress. Execute work release orders that mitigate baseline requirement impacts to production. Provide insight on change execution and work with the functional teams to compile lessons learned. This a highly visible position that works directly with Production Leadership.

Basic Qualifications Project Management Level 4:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with 8 or more years of project management experience and/or experience in a production or manufacturing operations environment; OR a Master's Degree with 6 or more years of project management experience and/or experience in a production or manufacturing operations environment.

  • Proficiency in MS Project and MS Excel.

  • Must have a current and active DoD Secret level security clearance with a periodic re-investigation.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access.

  • Ability to travel 10% of the time.

  • Ability to work any shift.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Special Program Access.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate or similar.

  • Aerospace and/or Defense industry Experience.

  • Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing / Assembly line setting.

Salary Range: $109,900 - $164,900

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.