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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Senior Principal Technical Services Project Management to support the Columbia Dreadnought Launcher Program (CDLP) located in Sunnyvale, CA . This leadership position will report to CDLP Deputy Production Program Manager.
The successful candidate should have experience working with teams, effective communication skills, and the ability to schedule work plans to meet scheduled commitments. He/she must also have the ability to work in a manufacturing environment and adhere to safety and safe shop practices; and the ability to adapt and work independently to meet short term requests and provide reporting on multiple programs to a variety of customers with limited supervision.
Additional Responsibilities include:
Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team and line management
Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports
Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives
Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients
Duties include setting and meeting sales objectives; monitoring costs, tracking material consumption, replenishments and interplant shop orders; and ensuring the program performance meets the terms and conditions of the contract
Customer interface extends to external and internal customers: responding to customer inquiries, providing customized status reports, acting as liaison between the Logistics Programs and Manufacturing Operations to ensure the timely repair and return of government assets and material
May facilitate self-directed work teams, provide training in core skill areas to teams and peers, and interact with internal and external customers with respect to product planning, and problem resolution
High-energy strategic thinker with demonstrated ability to operate and communicate at both a strategic and a hands-on level as needed
Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks within critical deadlines
Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills, as well as analytical, planning and presentation skills are required
Demonstrated ability to build and foster effective relationships with others
Basic Qualifications: Senior Principal Technical Services Project Management
Bachelors degree (STEM Related) with 10 years of relevant experience or Masters degree with 8 years of relevant experience
The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance is required
Proficiency with Microsoft system application tools
Experience and/or knowledge in a manufacturing and production environment
Active U.S. Secret level security clearance
Experience with cost, schedule, project leadership
Experience interpreting engineering drawings
Experience in proposal roles and responsibilities a plus
Experience with CAM Responsibilities and EVMS knowledge
Operational and sustainment repair support experience
Material management experience
Vendor and logistics/supply chain experience
BS in Business, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering,
People leadership and familiarity with DOD Operations
Salary Range: $129,700 - $194,500
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.