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Program Manager 2

Northrop Grumman


Location:
Magna, UT 84044
Date:
12/27/2022
2022-12-272023-02-25
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Job Details

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: No

**Description**

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.

Northrop Grumman, Space Systems Propulsion Systems is currently seeking **Manager, Programs II** for the GEM 63 Programs for our Commercial Programs team. This role will support GEM 63 at various locations and report directly to the GEM 63 Sr Program Manager. This role will support several locations within Propulsion systems and will be required be on site at **Bacchus (Magna), UT** facility.

**Role description & Responsibilities:**

The Manager, Programs II will support program execution of the current GEM program production. Emphasis is in communication with internal customers and working hand in with functional organizations, and overall management of technical, schedule, financial, quality and contract commitments. The GEM program was recently awarded and is a primary driver the for recently announced facility expansion at Bacchus. This role will be pivotal to supporting day to day execution and program excellence. The candidate will be responsible for specific WBS and P&L execution based on their experience. Periodic travel to other NG facilities or customer locations may be required but is not heavily anticipate. The GEM Motor program supports ULAs Vulcan Launch Vehicle.

**Job Duties:**

The Manager, Program II has the job duties listed below and is ultimately responsible for:

**Program Execution Requirements**

+ Execute the program successfully in management of safety, quality, schedule, technology and cost for their assigned responsibilities.
+ Exact program responsibilities will be based on the ideal candidates experience and expertise managing Aerospace Programs
+ Must have a continuous drive for results and challenge the status quo.
+ Have the capacity to understand people and provide mentorship.
+ Have proven ability to influence others and deliver RESULTS

**Company-Customer Interface**

+ Represent Northrop Grumman as a company (bringing the Northrop Grumman message to the customer; and integrating knowledge of the spectrum of Northrop Grumman capabilities with understanding of customer needs to promote Northrop Grumman).
+ Balance the interests of the customer, Northrop Grumman, and employees.
+ Manage program participation in working group meetings.
+ Frequent request for proposal response and delegation to program and PS management

**Program Team Management**

+ Provide overall leadership and direction to the program team (contracts, finance, Value Stream Element Team (VSET), engineering and operations) to include coaching team members, resolving conflict and contributing to performance reviews.
+ Work hand in hand with VSET and IPT leads, CAMs, MPM and other Program office team members to meet all program requirements
+ Establish and communicate program priorities.
+ Possess a proven ability to provide verbal and written information clearly, succinctly, and persuasively.
+ Understand and manage change to the programs baseline.
+ Meet master program plans and schedules by identifying and assessing risks, and initiating necessary corrective action.
+ Have proven ability to influence others and deliver RESULTS

**Schedule Management**

+ Ensure that the programs is on schedule to the program milestones and IMS.
+ Understand Integrated Master Schedules, Integrated Factory Schedules and Earned Value Management principles.

**Financial Performance**

+ Oversee budget management and P&L responsibilities within the program and participate in monthly business management reviews and corporate reporting.
+ Forecast financial performance.
+ Look for creative ways to manage cost vs. risk and achieve cost allocations in line with the Orion vehicles price.
+ Meet cost reduction initiatives
+ Align program actions and communications to achieve milestones.

**Contract Structure & Pricing**

+ Assist in negotiating contracts, contract changes, contract pricing, contract terms and resolution of contract issues in partnership with the prime contractor, Launch Vehicle business unit.

**Technical Performance**

+ Drive technical excellence by setting program standards, working closely with the technical team and VSETs, balancing risk, and delivering performance.

**Education and Experience Requirements:**

+ **BS** degree in **Engineering, Business or Finance** .
+ 9 years of experience in a manufacturing environment and at least 5 years of experience in leading multiple discipline teams.
+ A working knowledge of solid rocket design, fabrication, motor development and production.
+ Experience with Meeting schedules, cost and quality requirements 100% of the time,
+ Experience dealing with customers on complex issues and the ability to find the win-win for NG success
+ Experience in cost reduction strategies, lean manufacturing principles and quality improvement tools such as six sigma, PES and/or TPS.
+ Results oriented mind set and willing to work and own their responsibilities cradle to grave
+ Critical thinker who is used to a high paced environment and is able to deliver innovative ideas to solve problems and make appropriate changes
+ Experience is and a desire to improve all aspects of their responsibilities
+ Experience in a production environment

**Skills & Qualifications:**

+ Experience in integration of the VSET concept with PS program execution
+ Familiarity with rocket motor production and qualification programs
+ Familiarity with Bacchus/Clearfield factory operations and organizational structure
+ Experience with VSET, Project Engineering, Proposals, IPT leads, Production Operations
+ Commercial Aerospace experience is a plus
+ In-depth understanding of customer requirements, both technically and financially, to ensure customer needs are met.
+ Familiarity with Launch Vehicle (LV) organizational structure and motor integration
+ Familiarity and experience in managing suppliers

Salary Range: $127,700.00 - $191,500.00

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.

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