Northrop Grumman Project Management 2 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 a Project Management 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA. The Master Production Scheduler (MPS) will support the Manufacturing Production Organizations and Program IPT's for Space Systems Division.

Essential Functions:

  • Schedule a sequence of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations relating to a specific portion of the product for guidance of production work, material readiness and all aspects of scheduling related to meeting

Program needs:

  • Load, analyze and monitor demands in the ERP system to create robust & attainable schedules.

  • To support future capabilities for the sector, candidate should also have knowledge of capacity & resource planning to work in parallel with Industrial Engineering for level loading of schedules.

  • Project Management and analysis of manufacturing scheduling activities including coordination across multiple disciplines such as: production planning, quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, material requirements planning and Program Scheduling.

  • Ensure production control and parts integrators expedite appropriate material based on master production schedule and critical path analysis.

  • Provides visibility into and advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production risks to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed to meet production and Program needs.

  • Able to schedule and plan detailed operations from engineering drawings, engineering orders, change notices, and other engineering releases.

  • The ideal candidate will have strong verbal communication and customer service skills and able to work in a teamwork environment.

  • Presents schedules, power point presentations to leadership, leads schedule meetings with IPT's.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Project Management or Engineering with 3 years of experience in Manufacturing Operations, MRP or Supply Chain; OR Masters Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Project Management or Engineering with 1 year of experience inManufacturing Operations, MRP or Supply Chain

  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems

  • Experience with capacity and resource planning

  • Ability to obtain and maintain aSCI Security Clearance

  • Proficient writing and presentation skills with the ability to conduct presentations to upper management

  • Proficient in Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience withbudget management

  • Data analysis and problem solving skills

  • Experience with SAP

  • APICS Certification

  • Understanding of Master Production Scheduling principles

  • Experience in managing manufacturing processes, productivity, capacity and efficiency measurements

  • Experience in Aerospace or Defense Industry

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.