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Northrop Grumman Pricing & Cost Estimating Manager 3 in Redondo Beach, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

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 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 create 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. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Pricing and Cost Estimating Manager 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Redondo Beach, CA. This candidate will be on our F-35 team in Redondo Beach CA. The Senior Manager will report into the Pricing Cost Estimating Director in the Military Aircraft Systems Division.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the growing staff of Proposal Analysts and P&E Managers in the preparation and analysis of Pricing Actions/Proposals for the F-35 LRIP, PNR, Annualized/non-annualized, SDD/LRIP Concurrent Changes, Sustainment Proposals and the Annual Configuration Status Update proposal.

  • In addition, manage the growing Repair or Repairables/Spares workload that is critical to the War Fighter. Oversee the work of Level 2 Mgrs.

  • Manages the labor estimates and material costs for manufacturing and engineering function, based on request for proposal (RFP).

  • Analyzes specifications, bills of material, and calculates costs using labor and material pricing schedules and historical data.

  • Collects cost data from functional representatives, subcontractors, and vendors.

  • Reviews cost estimates of raw materials or subcontracted work and labor. Prepares and maintains historical cost data.

  • Creates cost models for cost estimating elements.

  • Prepares cost reports and presents findings to management, customer representatives, DoD auditors, vendors, and subcontractors.

  • Support NAR/ICE Reviews on major proposals.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university with 10+ years of a combination Business, Finance, and Pricing/Estimating experience OR

  • Master's Degree from an accredited university with 5+ years of a combination in Business, Finance, and Pricing/Estimating experience.

  • 2+ years of leadership or supervisory experience with the knowledge of industry practices, techniques and standards

  • 2+ years of working knowledge of U.S. Government procurement regulations (FAR)

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in business, finance or relevant field

  • Accustomed to working in fast pace environments demanding strong organizational, technical and interpersonal skills

  • Dynamic self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to function independently

  • Willingness to work collaboratively as part of a dynamic program and business area leadership team

  • Strong customer orientation and relationship building abilities

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; ability to make recommendations and provide guidance to effectively drive projects to completion

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple activities concurrently, able to quickly adapt to multiple demands, shifting priorities, and rapid changes

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to use them in informing and presenting to all levels of management

  • Team player, independent, proactive, and possess excellent problem solving, oral and written communication, and organizational skills

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 : Business Management