Principal Technical Services Project Management 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.

What you'll get to do:

  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between program management, production, planning, procurement, supply chain, project team, and line management.

  • Reviews status of projects and budgets; manage schedules and prepare status reports.

  • Assesses project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress, intervention and problem solving with Project Managers, Line Managers, Program Management and Clients.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of professional experience in project management, supply chain, engineering or business OR in lieu of a degree, 10 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in project management may be considered

  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office applications to include advanced skills using PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. Strong Excel skills to include utilization of Pivot Tables. MS Access skills are a plus.

  • Must have the ability to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR/SAP)

  • Must have MRP Knowledge

  • Able to obtain and maintain DOD clearance (be a US citizen)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current/Active Security Clearance

  • Experience with Project Management principles and experience utilizing them professionally.

  • Proven success managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Gathering, manipulating, and processing raw data at scale. Interpreting data provided by SAP, PDM and MES Systems.

  • Able to read engineering documentation, BOM Structures, and PLM tools.

  • Strong written and verbal communication, including presentation skills to senior leadership.

  • Understanding of Operations processes including production, procurement, supplier management, material management and release, planning, quality processes, and work order management.

  • Demonstrated Process Improvement skills/abilities.

  • SharePoint experience.

  • Familiarity with JIRA and Tableau.

  • Familiarity with EVMS processes.

Salary Range: $104,600 - $157,000

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.