Northrop Grumman

What We Do

What We Do

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, space, strike, and logistics and modernization to customers worldwide.

Autonomous Systems

Our Core Capabilities:

Autonomous Systems

Northrop Grumman is a premier provider of autonomous systems on land, at sea, in the air, and in space. These unmanned aircraft, satellites and space systems, and advanced technologies are critical to our national security. Autonomous systems operate in areas and environments where manned vehicles cannot, allowing for prolonged missions, and helping reduce risk to human lives. More >>

Cyber

Our Core Capabilities:

Cyber

Northrop Grumman has been battling cyber threats for more than 30 years and, through aggressive technology investments in key research areas such as identity management, situational awareness, modeling and simulation, cloud security, and supply chain, has a deep understanding of the breadth and complexity of cyber. It is embedded in everything we do. More >>

C4ISR - Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance

Our Core Capabilities:

C4ISR

Northrop Grumman is a leading provider of C4ISR systems that are the backbone of operations and of decision making. Our systems provide situational awareness from planning to execution. We deliver analysis systems through to advanced communications payloads and integrated solutions that support the U.S. and allied forces across the globe. More >>

Space

Our Core Capabilities:

Space

For more than 60 years, Northrop Grumman has been pioneering the innovative systems that defined the future of space. Our survivable and rapidly reconfigurable systems give our partners the critical support they need for mission assurance. From advanced threat detection to secure communications, we're building the technology that will win the future of space. More >>

Integrated Strike Systems

Our Core Capabilities:

Strike

As a leader in integrated strike systems, Northrop Grumman brings world-class capabilities in system design, systems engineering, manufacturing, and sustainment. The ability to project power, strategically, anywhere in the world is an essential tenet of the U.S. military. Our platforms like the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber and the bomber for the future, the B-21 Raider, provide a powerful projection of force. More >>

Logistics and Modernization

Our Core Capabilities:

Logistics and Modernization

Northrop Grumman is a leading provider of logistics solutions supporting the full lifecycle of platforms and systems for global defense and federal-civil customers, delivering innovative, technology-driven solutions and services to enable cost-effective improvements for customer mission effectiveness. More >>

Our People and Culture

Our People and Culture

With approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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Students and Entry-Level
Experienced Professionals
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Our Heritage

Our Heritage

Our story is the successful integration of nearly 20 marquee companies, developing groundbreaking innovations – such as the Flying Wing and the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber – while also achieving numerous historic accomplishments – from transporting Charles Lindbergh across the Atlantic to carrying astronauts to the moon's surface and back. Making history is what we do.

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Did You Know


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About Northrop Grumman

Our Values

Our Values

The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

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Our Responsibility

Our Responsibility

At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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$60,000 - $80,000 yearly
Northrop Grumman San Diego, CA, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Description   Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Manager, Manufacturing to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located at the Spectrum Facility 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. Avionics and Tactical Networks (ATN) is an operating unit within the Mission Systems division of Northrop Grumman Information Systems. ATN is located in the Rancho Carmel facility in San Diego, California. The business has developed and advanced software-defined radio technology for sophisticated communications in a network-centric environment. A&TN focuses on providing advanced technologies, engineering development and production for our software-defined radio programs. A&TN programs include the communications, navigation and identification (CNI) production for F-22 and F-35 aircraft and production of advanced multi-function RF products such as JCREW. Roles and Responsibilities: Responsible for the direct supervision/management of the staff. Directing and providing objective-oriented guidance to subordinates utilizing management guidelines & general policies. ERCOMMS   Qualifications   Basic Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below: 6 years experience working in a manufacturing environment Must have electronics test and troubleshooting experience. First Line Manager experience managing assemblers and test technicians Prior experience with Line Scheduling Prior experience with Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) U.S. Citizenship Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance with Special Access Permission. Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: Experience working in a DoD manufacturing environment Experience in electronics manufacturing environment Prior experience with Lean Manufacturing Prior experience utilizing Kaizen Techniques Experience with Monthly Preventative Maintenance on Production and Environmental Test equipment. To Include but not limited to, Stencil Cleaner, Vibration systems, Temp Chambers, Pad Cooling Systems and Fume Extractors Experience with SAP and shop floor control systems Experience with calibration of test equipment Understanding development of overhead budgets for supplies and expenditures Proficient in ESD Training and Certifications Proficient in electronics equipment programming and maintenance Ability to track PO Funding and Period of Performance for all Production equipment requiring repair and update as required Ability to ensure that all chemical supplies requiring shelf life are current and not expired Experience with purchasing supplies, chemicals, spare parts and tools for production labs 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions      Natasha Glynn
$65,000 - $95,000 yearly
Northrop Grumman San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Description   Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation is seeking a Contracts Manager 2 to join its team of qualified, diverse individuals, supporting its Airborne C4ISR Division.   The successful applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's AC4ISR Division contracts organization and will have overall contracts management responsibilities for the newly formed Network Enterprise Tools, F-22 CNI and E-6B Operating Unit (OU) within the Communications Business Unit.   The successful candidate will be a direct report to the Communications Business Unit Contracts Leadership and will work closely on a day-to-day basis with the program directors, managers, business managers, operations manager, capture managers, and other functional teams supporting this OU.     The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the portfolio from the business development phase through contract closeout, delivering strong customer satisfaction, successful financial performance and risk mitigation.  Candidate's ability to build strong customer intimacy and employee engagement is a key priority to assist with growing this important business area.  The Manager of Contracts will review and approve contractual documents for protection of the company's contractual/risk posture, satisfaction of contractual requirements and adherence to company policies and therefore a keen attention to detail is essential.  Candidate will also be responsible for planning and executing successful contract negotiations of a complex nature and achieving targeted profit rates as well as favorable terms and conditions to assist in meeting profit and cash goals. Regular and proactive interface and effective collaboration is required with program, technical and operations organizations in order to provide guidance and direction based upon the requirements of the contracts, change management discipline and to ensure timeliness of CDRL submissions. The Manager of Contract’s responsibility includes being able to make decisions in a timely manner, offer guidance and work cooperatively with a multitude of organizations ranging from technical, program, finance, supply chain, export and security for seamless contract administration.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the direct supervision and management of 4-5 staff personnel and for providing objective-oriented direction utilizing management guidelines& general policies while maintaining a strong level of engagement.    The Manager of Contracts must be a role model for diversity and inclusion through seeking out and including diverse opinions and perspectives, has the ability to solve complex problems by actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources.  Successful candidate must also demonstrate commitment and energy to meet customer needs.   Contract Manager’s ability to provide concise and effective communication through presentation, written documentation or e-mail format with different levels of Management is key.  Administers, extends, negotiates and terminates standard and nonstandard contracts. Conducts proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. Examines estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepares bids; processes specifications, progress, and other reports; advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information.   Qualifications   Basic Qualifications:   Bachelor’s Degree with 10+ years relevant experience in contract administration/management or related field  Experience negotiating and administering various contract types of varying sizes and types of agreements. Thorough understanding of the requirements of applicable government regulations. Strong proposal development skills, solid negotiation skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong math skills Demonstrated 1+ year of leadership or supervisor experience Ability to travel 3-4 times annually. Has the ability to obtain a Secret, SCI security clearance   Preferred Qualifications:   Master’s degree in Business Management or related field Currently possess an active Secret, security clearance Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and influence others Must possess excellent problem solving and decision making skills that support accomplishment of discipline objective to resolve complex problems and minimize risk to the Corporation. Ability to work independently and make independent decisions, ensuring high levels of collaboration with stakeholders and subject matter experts 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.        Natasha Glynn   https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?job=19022243&tz=GMT-07%3A00&tzname =
$65,000 - $90,000 yearly
Northrop Grumman San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Description   At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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, they’re making history.   We are seeking a Staff Program Financial/Cost Control Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA. Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide guidance on policies and procedures. Set up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system. Perform analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines. Prepare budgets and schedules for contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis. Prepares program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled. Perform schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks. Ensure adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government. Incorporate contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines. Performing monthly and quarterly Estimates at Complete (EACs). Setting up, preparing and following up with all required financial reports. Effectively communicate with leadership and customers regarding financial status, metrics and deliverables. Participate in knowledge transfer and best practices sharing with peers. Assists in preparing for internal and external audits. Establishing a budget/EAC, analyzing capital expenditures and preparing reports for programs. Prepares and updates ETC, Baselines, Task Description and Basis of Estimate (TD/BOE), and establishes Performance Measurement reporting/customer reporting requirements. ROCKTOBER 1NGSPACE   Qualifications   Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field with 15 years of related experience or a Master's degree as described above with 13 years of related experience. Strong PC skills required, specifically high level Excel skills (including: the ability to insert pivot tables, Vlookup, conditional formatting, etc.). Experience with the following: Earned value Cobra or MPM SAP Prior leadership experience - leading a program, project, or personnel. Prior related experience with balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow. Prior related experience with financial analysis and/or reporting. Ability to work independently, resolve complex issues, and work under tight deadlines. Knowledge of working a dynamic program with frequent ECP’s with different contract types. Demonstrated ability to interact with a variety of internal customers (Contracts, Program Management, Operations, Global Supply Chain) on a regular basis to obtain and share information. Ability to obtain a Security Clearance.  US Citizenship is required. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Business Warehouse, COGNOS. Knowledge of working a dynamic program with frequent ECP’s with different contract types. Knowledge of MS Estimating System requirements, tools and experience in proposal support. Prior experience working directly with senior government customers. 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.          Natasha Glynn   https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?job=19030302&tz=GMT-07%3A00&tzname =
$25.00 - $35.00 hourly
Northrop Grumman Palmdale, CA, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Location : United States-California-Palmdale US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available Clearance Type: Secret Shift : Multiple Travel : No Description   At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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, they’re making history.                                          Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Aircraft Structures Mechanic- Level 1  to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale or Mojave, CA.   The selected candidate will perform a variety of operations to assemble and make major assembly structures such as fuselage panels and bulkheads, and structural subassemblies such as rudders, flaps, and stabilizers.   Qualifications   Essential Functions: Read and understand blueprints Translate blueprints into fabrications of structural assemblies to include: precision drilling, countersinking, and the use of calibrated tools Aligning parts on jigs using templates and fixtures Performing part-fitting operations: filing sawing, burring, crimping, trimming, framing, riveting, drilling and reaming Measures parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions May modify incomplete and complete assemblies to incorporate changes to structure and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures Required ability to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, and working overhead Required ability to be certified for a half & full face respirator Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment   Basic Qualifications: High School diploma/GED Minimum of 9 months structures/sheet metal experience in an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment OR enrollment in an A&P certificate program or equivalent program. The ability to pass Special Medical/Respiratory Exam. The ability to acquire enhanced security clearance and/or program access prior to beginning work. The ability to work any shift or work schedule. Must be able to work at Palmdale or Mojave site.  Preferred Qualifications: Active DOD Secret Clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 6 years. Completion of A&P certificate program or equivalent program. Experience with structural subassemblies such as rudders, flaps and stabilizers.  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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.    Natasha Glynn
$21.00 - $32.00 hourly
Northrop Grumman San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Description Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Production Test Technician 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA supporting our Second Shift. Second Shift hours are from 3:30 pm - 1 am and follows a 9/80 work week. Where Technology and Teamwork come together... The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Avionics and Tactical Networks (ATN) is an operating unit within the Communications division of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. ATN is located in the Rancho Carmel facility in San Diego, California. Our expertise is in delivering complex equipment to enable modern battlefields and support aviation missions. Our focus is on the world of avionics, radio and electronic warfare product applications to enable networked communications. As part of the corporation’s business focus area on Communications, we are the “equipment providers.” Our team of communication systems experts is developing next-generation ground radios for land forces, and our Electronic Warfare subject matter experts are creating the next generation of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) countermeasures to keep our soldiers safe when in harm’s way.  Roles and Responsibilities: Sets up test apparatus and conducts tests of production assemblies and units following methods, procedures, standards, and sequences. Lays out and assembles units for production equipment according to designs and specifications. Adjusts and calibrates systems as needed. Modifies equipment by adding, removing, or altering components as defined by predetermined diagrams and sketches. Corrects malfunctions by making adjustments or replacing parts or components as directed. Uses hand and small power tools, and various measuring and testing devices in performing job duties. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Basic Qualifications: AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and at least 1 year related experience; 4 additional years related experience will be considered in-lieu of degree. Technicians must be able to tune RF filters, switches and Power amplifiers IAW drawings, procedures and specifications. Must have the ability to lift heavy objects for testing purposes. Operate various levels of test equipment including network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, digital oscilloscopes, signal generator or frequency meters to document test results and isolate systems faults or malfunctions. Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance with Special Access Permission. Must be able to work Second shift. Preferred Qualifications: AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline. Two years of technical trade school training is desirable. May be required to work with hazardous materials, wear safety equipment and follow strict safety rules and regulations.      Natasha Glynn  
$65,000 - $90,000 yearly
Northrop Grumman Sunnyvale, CA, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Description   Manufacturing and Machining Manager 2   Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems sector is seeking a Weld & Fabrication Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Sunnyvale, California. Northrop Grumman Marines Systems specializes in the development of; manufacturing, assembly and testing of missile launching and handling systems, and propulsion power generation systems for naval surface ships and submarines. The candidate selected will assume the responsibility of supervising Fabrication and Weld, and Heat Treat areas within the Marine Manufacturing Department. This is a three shift facility and the candidate selected may be required to work any shift.     This position will supervise approximately 13-15 hourly employees to meet contract delivery requirements. This responsibility entails the following: Supervise shop personnel to ensure compliance with shop instructions, i.e. drawings, programs, tooling, manufacturing methods and QA documents with emphasis on weld procedures and processes. The fundamental understanding of lean principals are required to lead, guide, and direct the efforts of the team with the highest regard to safety and budget goals. Ensure compliance with Company Policies, Procedures and Shop Paper Handbook. Instill strong manufacturing practices in housekeeping set forth by Environmental Health and Safety. Functional management responsibilities will include direct employee management, annual EPAS reviews, engagement activities, and capital and equipment modernization efforts. Additionally, apply the Union and Company agreement to ensure compliance with the Company Policies and Procedures.   Qualifications   Basic Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:   BS of technical or business management degree plus five years related experience in fabrication and assembly with an emphasis in welding processes; or, minimum of AA of technical or business management degree plus ten years related experience in fabrication and assembly with an emphasis in welding processes. Consideration will be given with internal candidates who are currently enrolled in an accredited AA technical or business degree program and expected to complete within the next calendar year.  Significant supervisory experience with strong coaching / leadership skills Strong knowledge in Welding & NDT method and processes. Resolve complex problems requiring technical and management solutions with Operations support team Must have experience with complete Microsoft Office Suite Ability to work first/day shift or second/swing shift. Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a clearance. Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: - Related experience in machining, assembly and machine maintenance - Current, active security clearance preferred.    Natasha Glynn
$60,000 - $75,000 yearly
Northrop Grumman
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Description   Northrop Grumman Marines Systems specializes in the development; manufacture assembly and testing of missile launching and handling systems and propulsion, and power generation systems for naval surface ships and submarines. This position will supervise the factory hourly assembly mechanics, electricians and production support team in the assembly, test and shipment of high quality, low volume, large electro mechanical fabricated structures with complex controls for the Marine Propulsion and Power Generation SBU. This position will also interface with Sr. Operations Leadership, a variety of engineering disciplines, and end customers for the products their team produces and delivers. Additional responsibilities include ensuring all members of the team are adequately trained to accomplish assigned tasked efficiently and effectively and will lead the implementation of Lean Principles and Continuous improvement efforts in their assigned areas.   Position located in Sunnyvale, CA.   Qualifications   Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university desired. May be waived upon demonstrated skill and knowledge. Significant supervisory experience in manufacturing field required.   Preferred Qualifications: US Naval experience in the operation or maintenance of Marine Machinery strongly desired. Experience in Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques is strongly preferred and six-sigma is a plus.    Natasha Glynn
$40,000 - $100,000 yearly
Northrop Grumman Palmdale, CA, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Pilot Unmanned Aerial Veh 4   Administrative Assistant 2 Test Conductor 1 Manager Production Planning and Scheduling 2 Manager Programs 2 (Top Secret Clearance Required) Supervisor General Manufacturing 1 (2nd Shift) Aircraft Systems Mechanic - Level 2 Network Communications 2 Aircraft Painter III Contract Administrator 2 Aircraft Systems Mechanic 1 Aircraft Electrician Level 1 Cyber Information Sys Security 2 PC Network Support Tech 2/3 Tool Crib Attendant 2   Natasha Glynn
$60,000 - $100,000 yearly
Northrop Grumman San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Description   At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact peoples lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.   San Diego Research Technology & Engineering Center of Excellence (CoE), Integration & Test Directorate, Test Operations Department is seeking a Section Manager. The Section Manager will be responsible for managing a team of approximately 10-15 direct reports whose responsibility is to oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects, serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.   Essential Functions:   Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.     The successful candidate will be responsible for providing functional leadership and direction to section members, ensuring members have sufficient statement of work, managing member performance (including engagement strategies for higher performers and corrective actions for lower performers), coordinating with programs to ensure appropriate staffing/de-staffing actions are developed and executed relative to their section, and ensuring their members are familiar with and use required engineering processes and tools. The candidate will be the first point of contact for performance issues on programs involving section members and will make decisions regarding required escalation and resources required for resolution. Responsibilities also include day-to-day operation of the functional organization including decisions regarding awards, performance evaluations, salary review process, staffing, employee movement between programs, balancing resources among programs, employee development and mentoring, ensuring proper charging practices are followed, meeting indirect budget targets, and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization. In addition to the people management responsibilities described above, which are expected to account for an average of 15 - 20% of the candidates time, the selected candidate will still perform most of his/her currently assigned project responsibilities. Tasking to be reassigned, if any, must be coordinated with candidates current project lead. Section personnel are located in Rancho Bernardo, California.   Basic Qualifications: - Bachelors of Science Degree - Minimum 1 year experience in any of the following: Systems Engineering, Avionics or Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Electrical Engineering. -  Minimum of one year leadership experience either leading staff or projects - MUST have an Active DoD Secret Clearance Preferred Qualifications: - Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) - Masters Degree in STEM - Experience successfully managing test teams during critical path activities - Experience working directly with defense customer counterparts                  Natasha Glynn
$25.00 - $35.00 hourly
Northrop Grumman Palmdale, CA, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Location :   United States-California-Palmdale US Citizenship Required for this Position :   Yes Relocation Assistance :   Relocation assistance may be available Clearance Type :   Secret Shift :   Multiple Travel :   No   Description   At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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, they’re making history.   Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Aircraft Electrician- Level 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale or Mojave, CA.   The selected candidate will perform all duties required to lay-out, fabricate, and install electrical wiring or coaxial cables on aircraft.   Qualifications   Essential Functions: Electrical assembly and wire harness installation Checks, tests, and troubleshoots electrical systems for conformance to specifications and performs repair, removal, and reinstallation of wiring as necessary. Cuts wire to length, strips insulation from wire ends, and insulates connections with plastic sleeves. Attaches wire or complicated electrical systems to fixtures and accessories such as: transformers, instrument panels, and switchboards with fasteners (bolts, screws, or solder). May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Required ability to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, and working overhead. Required ability to be certified for a half & full face respirator. Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment.  Basic Qualifications: High School diploma/GED Minimum of 2 years’ electrical experience in an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment. The ability to pass Special Medical/Respiratory Exam. The ability to acquire enhanced security clearance and/or program access prior to beginning work. The ability to work any shift or work schedule. The ability to work at either Palmdale or Mojave site .   Preferred Qualifications: Active DOD Secret Clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 6 years. Completion of Electronics Technology courses or equivalent program. Completion of an A&P certificate program or equivalent program. 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.   Natasha Glynn
$60,000 - $80,000 yearly
Northrop Grumman Palmdale, CA, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Description   At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.   Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is looking for a Manager Production Planning Scheduling 2 for the F-35 program located in the Palmdale, CA facility.    The Production Planning Scheduling Manager 2 will be responsible to drive world class performance across the F35 shop floor integration organization.   Plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules and coordinates with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements. Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed. Schedules equipment and personnel, confirms material supply and demands, prepares work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements. Coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, etc.; schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders. Don't miss this great opportunity to join a dynamic and highly successful team who provides world class value and support to our customers.   To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo     Qualifications   Basic Qualifications:   Bachelor's degree 5 years of manufacturing, production control, materials, procurement and/or quality experience (3+ years with a Masters degree). Experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment and in depth knowledge of global supply chain goods movement processes Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Vizio Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required. Preferred Qualifications: Strong communication skills Orientated for teamwork and objective results Proactive attitude and ability to work under pressured environment Dynamic, high energy, strategic thinking, charismatic and personable leader with proven track record of high performance in a fast paced manufacturing environment SAP Knowledge and lean six sigma certified   Natasha Glynn
$25.00 - $35.00 hourly
Northrop Grumman Palmdale, CA, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Material Structures Technician- Entry Level Requisition ID :   18003388 Location :   United States-California-Palmdale US Citizenship Required for this Position :   Yes Relocation Assistance :   Relocation assistance may be available Clearance Type :   Secret Shift :   Multiple Travel :   No   Description   At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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, they’re making history.                                          Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Material Structures Technician- Entry Level to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale or Mojave, CA.   The selected candidate will perform a variety of operations such as measuring steps and gaps, assemble and disassemble parts, install fasteners. This position will apply shim coating per specific instructions. The use of precision instrumentation is required, as well as working within tight time limits. Ability to lift 30 pounds.  Ability to work any shift and any location.   Qualifications   Essential Functions   Assembly and disassembly of parts   Ability to apply shim coating per specific requirements Ability to use precision instrumentation Ability to install and reinstall parts Ability to install fasteners Required ability to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, and working overhead Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment Ability to lift 30 pounds   Basic Qualifications:   •High School diploma/GED •Minimum of 3 months work experience •The ability to pass Special Medical/Respiratory Exam. •The ability to acquire enhanced security clearance and/or program access prior to beginning work. •The ability to work any shift or work schedule. •Able to work at Palmdale or Mojave site. •Ability to lift 30 pounds •Ability to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, and working overhead •Ability to work with precision instrumentation •Ability to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment   Preferred Qualifications:   •Active DOD Secret Clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 6 years. •Experience with structural coatings      Natasha Glynn
$30,000 - $50,000 yearly
Northrop Grumman San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
  Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Shipping Receiving Coordinator 2 candidate to join our manufacturing team located at the Spectrum Center facility in San Diego California. The qualified individual will join our Manufacturing team.   The candidate will be required to perform a combination of manual and clerical shipping and receiving duties while working out of a central warehouse. Will be required to use computer system for tracking, logging, verifying and reporting. Follow shipping practices and procedures, along with transportation routing and schedule requirements. Receives incoming materials or prepare materials for shipment. (Un) pack or (un) wrap items such as finished products, raw stock, assemblies, parts, building materials, office supplies, equipment, etc. Verify quantity, weight, and conformance of materials to stated identifications; log receipt of items on system, process freight bills, packing sheets, and other documents; report materials shipped and bills of lading; posts weight and shipping charges and route merchandise to destinations.   ERCOMMS   Basic Qualifications: High School diploma or GED Minimum 2 years experience in a shipping/receiving or logistics role. Applicant must be familiar with military and/or commercial transportation/distribution, freight tendering, standards for packing/packaging. Should be well organized, effective working independently as well as in a group environment, able to handle multiple assignments, possess good oral and written communication skills and has a heighten understanding of Microsoft products. Should be detail-oriented and possess a strong understanding of commitment to overall mission. Should possess the ability to learn and follow established processes, procedures, and requirements.  Must have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance which requires US citizenship. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience with DD Form 1149, MIL-STD-129, DoD processes for domestic and overseas shipments, to include IATA and ITAR/Export compliance.          Natasha Glynn
Northrop Grumman San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Description   Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an Assembler 2 (2nd Shift) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located at the Spectrum Facility in San Diego, CA. 2nd shift hours are from 3:30 pm - 1am and follows a 9/80 work week. 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. Avionics and Tactical Networks (ATN) is an operating unit within the Mission Systems division of Northrop Grumman Information Systems. ATN is located in the Rancho Carmel facility in San Diego, California. The business has developed and advanced software-defined radio technology for sophisticated communications in a network-centric environment. A&TN focuses on providing advanced technologies, engineering development and production for our software-defined radio programs. A&TN programs include the communications, navigation and identification (CNI) production for F-22 and F-35 aircraft and production of advanced multi-function RF products such as JCREW.  Roles and Responsibilities: Set up test apparatus and conduct tests of production assemblies and units following methods, procedures, standards, and sequences. Lay out and assembles units for production equipment according to designs and specifications. Adjust and calibrates systems as needed. Modify equipment by adding, removing, or altering components as defined by predetermined diagrams and sketches. Correct malfunctions by making adjustments or replacing parts or components as directed. Use hand and small power tools, and various measuring and testing devices in performing job duties. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. ERCOMMS   Qualifications   Basic Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below: High School diploma and 2 years’ relevant experience is required. The ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance which requires US citizenship. Experience with Filter assemblies and/or J-STD-001 certification knowledge.  Knowledge of techniques, approaches, guidelines, policies and procedures in the job area.  Must be able to perform assembly techniques in order to make modifications, reworks and assemblies.  Ability to perform basic problem solving techniques which are fully defined and available through the supervisor, coworkers and written materials. Must have experience with soldering small electronics. Must be able to work 2nd Shift Must possess basic, verbal and written communication skills for minimal interaction with others. Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: Current J-STD-001 certification.