Northrop Grumman Corporation
San Diego, CA 92109
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) sector is seeking an F-35 CNI (Communications, Navigation and Identification) Production Non-Recurring (PNR) Program Manager (PM) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA. Join the men and women of the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in meeting the largest, most complex systems challenges imaginable for government, military and business.
The PNR PM will support the Program Director in the execution of a portfolio of Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Special Test Equipment (STE) and Special Tooling (ST) programs for F-35 CNI products. This position will be accountable for meeting on-time delivery performance of STE/ST to satisfy production capacity requirements, achieving established financial and earned value objectives and working in partnership with production product managers, Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) and other key stakeholders.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The PM position will assist in executing PNR contracts for the F-35 CNI product lines and lead process improvement initiatives that have direct effect on overall program performance. This individual should possess leadership and team building capabilities and have strong interpersonal skills. Must possess solid organization abilities and be a motivated, flexible team player. Some travel may be required.
The Program Manager Key areas of responsibility include:
Manage and lead development of new tools and procedures that improve efficiencies and increase manufacturing capacity
Utilize Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) to accomplish prescribed tasks and identify performance issues, including root cause/corrective action implementation
Coordinate with production PMs and line supervision to set repair priorities
Coordinate with engineering and programs to manage hardware life cycle impacts, enabling configuration tracking and upgrade requirements
Manage a team of Project Managers, Control Account Managers (CAMs) and Suppliers in the execution of the Program requirements
Understand and develop earned value metrics for weekly and monthly reports to management
Partner with Global Supply Chain and Subcontracts organizations for establishing and managing supplier contracts
Manage proposal efforts for future contracts including proposal generation, fact finding and negotiations
Coordinate trade studies for parts obsolescence for customer and internal management reviews
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
BSEE, BSIE, BSME, BS MGR, or Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and 10 years of relevant experience
Experience and understanding of modern electronic manufacturing processes and operations
Experience in developing new processes and procedures to improve production workflow
Must have, or be able to obtain a Secret Clearance
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
Understanding of Digital and RF radio products Ã¢â¬ (transmitters, receivers, amplifiers, pre selectors, antennas, and interfaces), including testing/screening and troubleshooting operations
Experience/familiarity with CNI hardware products is a plus
Experience managing subcontractors
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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Northrop Grumman Corporation
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Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.