F-35 Planning & Integration Manager 2Redondo Beach, CA

Requisition ID: R10162948

  • Category: Program Management

  • Location: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

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

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • 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 has an opening for a F-35 Planning & Integration Manager 2 to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals within our F-35 organization. This leadership role is located onsite in Redondo Beach, California.

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

This leadership role is an exciting opportunity for a Level 2 IPT management position supporting the F-35 program. The manager will oversee the day to day activities for the Master Planning Integration (MPI) Organization on the F-35 program supporting change activity that includes Major A/B CRs and Proposals that impact all contracts.


  • Manage the integration of all planning efforts throughout the Air Systems Integration Organization and Proposal Management by deploying and coordinating between Program Planning and Scheduling, Production Master Scheduling, GSC Advanced Planning, Operations Management, and Labor, Prod Ops, Material Planning functions

  • Deploy support functions in accordance with program priorities and objectives to provide timely inputs for complete and comprehensive proposal estimates, schedules and SOW for program leadership approval

  • Coordinate with Air Systems Integration and the proposal teams on proposal issues and drive task completions to closure in support of program milestones/delivery dates

  • Coordinate with the customer on proposal efforts to ensure schedule assumptions and requirements are clearly defined

  • Provide clear direction on schedule requirement changes in support of comprehensive change packages and proposals

  • Establish and maintain GR&As, lead times, funding requirements, master schedules, 2nd source BAM, and any other required planning artifacts required for Major A/B CRs and Major proposals

  • Ensure CR integration, BOM reconciliation, and correct SOW are estimated for major proposals

  • Drive development of CR and proposal packages for approvals and lead thorough and accurate transition to MPI Master Planning team for execution

  • Manage program staffing requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and 10 years of related experience as defined below OR a Masters degree and 8 years of related experience as defined below OR High School Diploma/Equivalent with at least 14 years of experience as defined below OR Bachelor of Science in STEM and 9 years of related experience as defined below OR Master of Science in STEM and 7 years of related experience as defined below​

  • Related experience includes professional and/or military experience to include a background in project management, quality, program management, business management, global supply chain, engineering, contracts management capture efforts, and/or business management related functions

  • Must have a minimum of 4 years experience leading a team, process, and/or projects

  • Must have Scheduling experience in Lines of Balance or a similar practice experiences

  • Must be able to travel 25% of the time as determined by the Company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM field

  • Experience in the Aerospace and Defense industry

  • Program execution and Functional Management Experience

Salary Range: $125,500 - $188,300

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.