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Manufacturing Analyst

Northrop Grumman | Rolling Meadows IL 60008 USA | Full Time | Posted: 09/20/2019

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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. You will learn, grow, and play in an environment that focuses on results and delivery, all backed by strong corporate values and ethics.

Northrop Grumman offers a challenging career opportunity in our Operations team within the Mission Systems sector at our Rolling Meadows, IL facility.

The Operations Program Manager (OPM) Analyst 2 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.

Specific Responsibilities will include:

- The Operations Program Manager will be the primary Manufacturing interface with the Program Office, engineering, Supply Chain Management and Mission Assurance on all aspects of assigned programs.
- Responsible for scheduling and execution of programs, while monitoring and addressing all cost, schedule and quality issues.
- Lead multifunctional teams, including Operations functional support organizations, to ensure all program and manufacturing goals and objectives are met.
- Represent the organization as a prime contact on contracts or programs. Interact with internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
- Oversee the generation of proposal inputs, including Basis of Estimate, Resource code mix, estimate rationale, bid codes, overhead, labor, manufacturing and personnel capacity, and risk / opportunity tracking.
- Responsible for the overall performance of the Operations Team's activities to assure compliance with company objectives and obligations.
- Monthly reconciliation of Sales Order WBS to MRP WBS for accuracy and consistency.


Basic Qualifications:

- Experience: 3 years experience with Bachelor's degree, 1 year experience with a Master's degree
- Demonstrated experience working on teams and projects in a leadership capacity
- Demonstrated proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
- This position requires a U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a security clearance
- High desire to learn with a meticulous attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, such as material management, supply chain, planning and scheduling, production control, or quality assurance.
- General knowledge of manufacturing.
- Knowledge of Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP), production planning, and material management.
- Ability to communicate, both written and verbal, with several layers of coworkers and management.
- Understanding of Earned Value reporting and analysis.
- Experience with proposal generation.
- Prior experience with Data Analysis, Data Modeling, Process Improvement
- Six Sigma Certification Green Belt certification
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
- Prior experience running sustainment programs.
- Prior experience utilizing Pareto Analysis.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location Rolling Meadows, IL, 60008, United States
Categories Manufacturing & Production

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