At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Manager, Programs II for the Common Boost Segment (CBS) program in support of the OmegA vehicle family within Commercial Programs at our Propulsion Systems (PS) business unit. The position will be based at Promontory, Utah.
Role description & Responsibilities:
The Manager, Programs II will support program implementation and execution as the program transitions through qualification into production. Emphasis is in communication with external and internal customers and functional organizations, and overall management of technical, financial and contract commitments. The position is located at Promontory in Northern Utah as part of the Commercial Programs leadership team executing the existing programs and developing and executing business growth strategies. Periodic travel to the Bacchus office located in Magna, UT is anticipated in additional to travel to support customer (NG Launch Vehicle, Air Force and Aerospace Corp.) and business events.
The Manager, Program II has the job duties listed below and is ultimately responsible for:
Execute the program successfully in management of safety, quality, schedule, technology and cost.
Needs to understand the processing of energetic materials, solid rocket motors and their components.
Continuously drive for results and challenge the status quo.
Have the capacity to understand people and provide mentorship.
Have proven ability to influence others.
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).
Service the customer by executing the program and resolving issues in accordance with business objectives, strategy, legal requirements, regulations, contract terms, and company policies.
Balance the interests of the customer, Northrop Grumman, and employees.
Manage program participation in working group meetings.
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.
Establish and communicate program priorities.
Possess the 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.
Ensure that the programs is on schedule to the program milestones.
Understand Integrated Master Schedules, Integrated Factory Schedules and Earned Value Management principles.
Oversee budget management within the program and participate in monthly business management reviews.
Forecast financial performance.
Look for creative ways to manage cost vs. risk and achieve cost allocations in line with the OmegA vehicles price.
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.
Drive technical excellence by setting program standards, working closely with the technical team and VSETs, balancing risk, and delivering performance.
Leverage the current programs to win new business with USAF in concert with Launch Vehicle business unit.