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Northrop Grumman Associate Project Specialist (Redondo Beach, CA) in Redondo Beach, 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Associate Project Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Project Specialist position involves managing and overseeing the operational aspects of ongoing F-35 program Support Equipment (SE) projects. Serves as liaison between project engineers, internal and external organizations such as Global Supply Chain (GSC), suppliers and management team. Liaises with GSC and suppliers to understand and resolve technical engineering issues associated with delivery of SE hardware.

Prepares and manages Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), Project Schedules and prepares status reports on the health of the organization. Identifies risks and opportunities and coordinates with project teams to mitigate and retire risks. Develops and maintains SE proposals to include reviewing & updating Supplier Statements of Work (SSOW), preparing Basis of Estimates (BOEs), performing quality checks on all proposal submittals, attending proposal related reviews. Evaluates issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction goals and objectives. Prepares heading check executive level briefings for management and develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and tools for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and customers. Must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment and will develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Some experience related to project management, logistics, or supply chain

  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite - Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred systems include MPM, Rapid and ProPricer proposal tools, SAP and Business Warehouse

  • MS Access experience is desired but not required.

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.

Job Category : Program Management