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Program Planning Scheduling Analyst

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Azusa
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10040788

Category: Business ManagementLocation: Azusa, California, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1

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.
The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector in Azusa, CA is seeking Program Planning Scheduling Analyst (Level 2) to join our team. This role will report on-site but also have the ability to telework upon business demand.Job Description:
  • Prepares, develops and coordinates the integrated master plan and/or integrated master schedule to meet all program objectives.
  • Ensures major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality.
  • Tracks plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts.
  • Utilizes Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas.
  • Offer will be commensurate to applicable work experience and skillset.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Provide Engineering planning/scheduling support to Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and Control Account Managers (CAMs) to establish program baseline and manage program execution.
      • Collaborate with IPTs/CAMs to determine, monitor, and update program schedules with consideration of operational budgets, and manpower requirements.
      • Track plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, prepare & implement change requests, identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts.
      • Evaluate subcontract / supplier schedules and integrate into IMS.
      • Interface / collaborate with the financial team to ensure program cost and schedule integration.
      • Perform detailed schedule, resource, work, and cost analysis in deriving solutions / recommendations to address program issues.
      • Effective engagement with multiple functional teams, supplier teams, and the Program/Project Manager.
      • Develop and present weekly program schedule performance metrics, including Tier 1 summary schedules.
      • Formulates and recommends corrective action measures such as schedule revisions, manpower adjustments, and work requirements.
      • Prepare and validate month end IMS submittal to customer in accordance with contractual requirements (IPMR, IPMDAR) in conjunction with scheduling best practices.
      • Understands Engineering Statement of Work (SOW), product details, and processes to provide recommendations for critical management decisions.
        • Prepares and support program events including Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR) and Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSR) audits.
        • Implements scheduling best practices as prescribed by industry to include, but not limited to:DCMA DECM metricsIPMR, IPMDAR DI-MGMT-81861Earned Value Management System (EVMS)Critical Path AnalysisSchedule Risk Analysis (SRA)Schedule Performance and Health Metrics and Analysis
          • Develop / support new business proposal efforts.
          • Understanding of schedule performance impacts on program financials.
            • Participate in company / organization process improvement, automation, and innovation initiatives.Basic Qualifications:
              • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration / Management, Supply Chain, or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) which may include related business and technical fields, in conjunction with 3-years of work experience in Planning/Scheduling, Finance, Pricing, Program Management, Business Management, Supply Chain, or STEM. Master's degree in same fields requires 1 year of work experience in above disciplines.
              • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Project with proficiency in Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and possess the ability to work multiple tasks within a team environment.
              • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees, management, and executive leadership.
              • Ability to obtain DoD Secret security clearance. (US Citizenship Required)Preferred Qualifications:
                • Master's degree in Business Administration / Management, Supply Chain, or STEM with minimum 2 years of related experience.
                • Advanced experience with Microsoft Project or Microsoft Project Server
                • Knowledge with Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) development; Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA) approach and execution.
                • Current & active DoD security clearance

                  Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 USD

                  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.

                  The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Azusa , Program Planning Scheduling Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Azusa, California

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