Principal / Project Management (Level 2 and 3) San Diego, CA

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 Principal / Project Management to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our RQ4 Global Hawk Global Supply Chain organization. This position is located onsite in San Diego, California .

This position is seeking a highly motivated, strong communicator to join the Global Supply Chain Program Management. This position will be in fast-paced, un-classified and classified environment. 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.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manages all phases of program and project execution

  • Assesses product issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives

  • Supports proposal / work scope development and contract negotiations

  • Supports in communicating priorities for sub-tier supplier efforts and material purchasing

  • Candidate must be an independent self-starter able to work with multi-disciplined teams to analyze and solve problems and meet customer needs/contractual requirements

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Manage earned value reporting for various cost accounts

  • Manage risk and issues for the greater GSC team

  • Support functional and program leadership briefings

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have 3 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, logistics, subcontracts, contracts management, proposal price/cost analysis with Bachelors; 1 Years with Masters (Level 2)

  • Must have 6 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, logistics, subcontracts, contracts management, proposal price/cost analysis with Bachelors; 4 Years with Masters (Level 3)

  • Must have experience using SAP or MRP systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CAM experience


  • Excel and PowerPoint experience

  • Aerospace background

  • Supply chain cost management experience

  • CAM Certified

Salary Range: $86,500 - $129,500

Salary Range 2: $70,200 - $105,200

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.

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.