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Manager, Programs 2 (Program Operations Manager)
Northrop Grumman     Chandler, AZ 85286


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

**Job Description:**

The Program Operations Manager is the primary interface between the program office, customer and factory leadership. This position will be in support of the Targets portfolio of programs, supporting critical Missile Defense Agency needs. The POM will be responsible for leading, communicating and influencing across the organization and the customer. The POM will support all operations activities, including cost, quality and schedule. The POM will be responsible for the overall operational performance for the lifecycle of the program, from proposal through delivery.

We are looking to fill this position quickly, and depending on response, will only keep this listing open for a short time.

**Responsibilities include:**

•Change agent to improve material flow and empowerment within subassembly integration utilizing lean practices and visual management

•Establish and execute all operations plans, including, material, manufacturing, integration of large and complex subassemblies with associated testing

•Develop assembly and manpower forecast

•Lead all proposal efforts for the operations team

•Establish methodology to ensure daily, weekly, and monthly objectives are achieved

•Ownership of the program’s operations EAC, budget and EVM reporting

•Maintaining an integrated master schedule for the operation’s portion of the program scope

•Prepare and present information relating to program status for both internal and external review

**Basic Qualifications:**

•Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), plus 9 years of related experience in a program, operations or manufacturing environment

•Experience working with a manufacturing execution system (MES, SAP, PRISM)

•Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with all levels in the organization

•Previous experience leading a multi discipline team

•Previous experience implementing lean projects

•Strong verbal and written communication skills

•Very strong MS Project, Excel, Power Point and Word skills

•US citizenship

•Ability to obtain a Secret US security clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

•Earned Value Management certified

•Experience managing a product line preferred

•Active Secret US security clearance

Salary Range: $123,900.00 - $188,900.00

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.

**The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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