Sentinel (GBSD) Sr Principal Engineer Industrial - 10567 Vandenberg Afb, CA

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal Industrial Engineer . This position will be located on Vandenburg Space Force Base (VSFB), CA and will support the Sentinel - Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program for the Systems Test Team (STT). This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You ' ll Get To Do:

This role will support manufacturing and test activities for the Systems Test Team. As the Sr. Principal Industrial Engineer, you will be expected to be the Industrial Engineering Lead and provide project guidance to other IEs on your team. You will be responsible for planning and scheduling all test activities at the VSFB, CA site. The preferred candidate will be an individual with a bias for action, strategic thinking, data analysis, problem-solving, exceptional customer focus, communications, and a sound foundation in Industrial Engineering concepts, with an expertise in scheduling, manpower, and facility layouts. General skills and expectations within the role include:

  • Strong foundation in Industrial Engineering fundamentals (Production Intervals, Cycle Times, Forecasting, Manufacturing Experience, Takt Time, Continuous Improvement)

  • Understand principles of capacity (efficiencies, standards, constraints, etc.)

  • Knowledge of manufacturing flows and how they interface with shop floor and Global Supply Chain to perform analysis and projections

  • Develop cost/risk benefit summaries and recommendations for leadership

  • Experience with Project Management and manufacturing schedules Software tools

  • Ability to create detailed manufacturing waterfall schedules with setbacks to independent demands

  • Utilize process improvement methodology (e.g., value stream mapping, employee engagement techniques, flow reduction, etc.)

  • Understand labor standard development and work measurement

  • Experience creating factory and facility layouts

  • Improve workflow for efficiencies

  • Engage and collaborate with programs and functional organizations (from individual contributors to executive staff) to obtain, understand, and interpret manufacturing facilitation and scheduling requirements

  • Document, track and monitor problems to ensure a timely resolution

  • Utilize your strong organizational, planning and decision-making skills and the ability to work as a team member and with other members from different technical backgrounds

  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and coordinate with teams at different site locations

  • Create and present technical briefings for upper management and technical leadership

  • Effective verbal and written communications skills

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

You ' ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or a STEM related field and 9 years of experience; 7 years of experience with a Masters; 4 Years with PhD

  • Must have U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain an interim DoD Secret Security level clearance pre-start, with the ability to obtain a final DoD Secret Security level clearance post-start as well as ability to gain clearance to a special access program (SAP) post-start.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Visio

  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of Industrial Engineering.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active DoD security clearance

  • Intermediate/Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel, Project, and PowerPoint, and Visio

  • Be proficient in creating manufacturing schedules

  • ICBM / Aerospace Systems Industry Experience

  • Knowledge of SAP MRP, AutoCad, and discrete simulation tools and concepts

Salary Range: $117,700 - $176,500

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.