Northrop Grumman Logistics Operations Site Manager (Mgr 2) in Palmdale, California

Logistics Operations Site Manager (Mgr 2)

Requisition ID: 17004864

Location(s): United States-California-Palmdale

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

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 is seeking a Logistics Operations Project/Site Manager for a rotational OCONUS program based in Palmdale, CA. The Site Manager will lead a group of 18 employees and will direct all phases of programs from inception through completion.

In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for:

- Program management duties at various sites on a rotating basis

- OCONUS customer interface

- Budgetary decisions

- Communication with CONUS Program Management Team and IPT leadership

- Problem resolution

- Development of plans

- Relocation and demobilization

- Contingency planning

Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities on site. Monitors technical performance and provides IWO oversight. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • At least 7 years of experience in operational planning and/or logistics support

  • At least 3 years of experience managing an organization with 20 individuals as well as multi-million dollar budgets

  • Experience managing highly technical projects which have delivered critical/complex hardware and/or capability to customers

  • Active DOD Top Secret clearance, in scope within 5 years is required

  • Ability to obtain and maintain special program access (SAP)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline

  • Master’s of Science degree in aviation field

  • Military experience leading tactical and operational teams with increasing levels of responsibility, including recent (within the last 5 years) manned/unmanned system leadership and/or combat experience

  • Experience working in OCONUS locations

  • Ability to understand the technology and help expand current efforts ordevelop new business opportunities

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.

Title: Logistics Operations Site Manager (Mgr 2)

Location: California-Palmdale

Requisition ID: 17004864