Northrop Grumman Deputy Operations Program Manager - Project Management 2 in Sunnyvale, California

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Northrop Grumman Marine Systems is seeking a Deputy Operations Program Manager (Project Manager 2) to join our team in Sunnyvale, CA. Working closely with Operations Program Managers and Manufacturing Operations functional management, you will be part of the team responsible for execution of the manufacturing scope of a multimillion dollar Launcher program. In this role, you help guide and lead the manufacturing team by ensuring manufacturing issues and roadblocks are resolved quickly, and that the manufacturing program(s) perform on time and on budget. You will be a key point of contact within manufacturing for the program.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Propose, plan/baseline, and execute to performance management baseline

  • Champion and lead change management processes to resolve problems

  • Coordinate responses with functional organizations to keep projects on schedule

  • Perform risk and opportunity management (RSKOM) functions for the manufacturing scope in concert with the overall program

  • Perform EVMS and cost account management functions

  • Resolve material, manpower, and machine issues to ensure successful manufacturing performance

Basic Qualifications:

1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment

1+ years of experience in Program and/or Project Management

Experience in Earned Value Management

Experience using ERP systems in a manufacturing environment

Ability to travel (generally less than 5%)

U.S. citizenship

Ability to obtain a security clearance

Bachelors degree and 3+ years of relevant work experience (Note, an additional 4+ years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of degree)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working on government contracts

Experience with hardware production proposals

Experience managing hardware production activity

Experience with SAP in a low volume, high mix manufacturing environment

Bachelor's degree in a technical field

2+ years of experience in Earned Value Management

PMP certification

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