New job Manager Programs 1 in Utah

Manager Programs 1
Manager Programs 1

Manager Programs 1

Company : Northrop Grumman
Salary : $101,200 - $151,800 a year
Location : Utah

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RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 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 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, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman’s Aeronautics Systems sector is looking for a Program Manager Level 1 to support the Aerospace Structures business unit at the Clearfield, UT Freeport Composites Facility. This position will report to the Program Manager, and serve as a deputy program manager for one of the various IPT’s. Program Managers lead all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). Program managers are responsible for the execution and success of all aspects on the program (Technical, Quality, Cost and Schedule).

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and advise cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule, technical and quality requirements and objectives
  • Lead and establish a program organization that optimally addresses customer requirements and incorporates the vital internal and external sub-organizations
  • Deliver presentations to customers, executive management and other program partners, including performing PMR’s and execution reviews
  • Development and adherence to master plans and schedules, budget baselines, and utilizing cost & schedule control methodologies and tools
  • Lead all aspects of program resource planning, including workforce planning, capacity and facility needs
  • Work with functional leads to ensure the IPT and execution teams are able to meet program objectives
  • Hold team members accountable to perform their program responsibilities and empower team members to excel
  • Ensuring the program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and leads change through control board activities
  • Overseeing program performance, leading and advising corrective action needs where performance is not meeting program objectives
  • Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements
  • Creation, review and finalization of the program plan and or statement of work
  • Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop potential for future opportunities within the customer community
  • Overseeing contract negotiations, contract changes, specification updates, and key terms and conditions
  • Establishment and management of the program and subordinate baselines
  • Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards
  • Conducting detailed risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization
  • Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You hold your team accountable to the commitments they make and empower them to be successful. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our “Selecting the Best Qualified Managers” video:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 7 years' experience, or Masters Degree and 5 years’ experience, supporting U.S. Government or Commercial Aerospace contracts and customers, project or chief engineering, and/or project management, in other industries
  • Proven experience leading teams and/or organizations to achieve a common goal
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance and special program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret DoD Clearance
  • Strong leadership, business acumen and a history of problem resolution
  • Knowledge of composite structures and Aerospace Industry program lifecycle
  • Program/Engineering/Business/Integrated Product Team management experience within the Aerospace and Defense industry
  • Experience utilizing lean concepts and principles to meet program goals and objectives

What We Offer: At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Salary Range: $101,200.00 - $151,800.00

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.

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.