1+ months

Operations Program Manager 1

Northrop Grumman
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available




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 worlds 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.

The Northrop Grumman Rolling Meadows facility is looking for an experienced, highly motivated Operations Program Manager to join our team. This position is an individual contributor role with no direct reports.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Operations Program Manager position supports production, business, and other processes in a team-based manufacturing environment. Performs activities in a variety of cross functional areas including production planning and control, total quality management, systems, manufacturing, equipment and facilities engineering, material management, and process reengineering. The incumbent 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, problem resolution, and process improvement. Incumbents are generally experienced in one or more areas of manufacturing operations. This highly motivated individual will be responsible for providing objective oriented direction to multifunctional teams, including Operations functional support organizations, to ensure all program and manufacturing goals and objectives are met.

- Operations Program Manager will be the primary Manufacturing Operations interface with the Program Office,

Engineering, Supply Chain Management and Mission Assurance on all aspects of manufacturing programs.

- Responsible for managing proposals, production planning and execution of manufacturing programs, while monitoring

and addressing all cost, schedule, performance, and quality issues.

- Represents the Operations Manufacturing organization as a prime contact on contracts or programs. Interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

- Oversee the generation of proposals, including basis of estimates, resource codes, estimate rational, bid codes, overhead

and labor rates.

- Ability to development and maintain Production tools/metrics in regard to Microsoft Excel Macro functions

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelors degree and a minimum of 5 years related experience

- Demonstrated success in leading teams or projects

- Intermediate knowledge and understanding of Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

- Experienced in communication, both written and verbal, across multiple functions and upper levels of management

- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

- US citizen and ability to obtain a DOD Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Demonstrated success in performing in a fast-paced manufacturing and development environment

- Minimum 4 years of manufacturing programs management experience

- In depth knowledge on Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP), production planning and material management

- Understanding of Earned Value reporting and analysis

- Experience with all aspects of proposal generation


Salary Range: $94,300.00 - $141,500.00

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.


Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-07-25

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