1+ months

Principal Business Planning Analyst/Sr. Principal Business Planning Analyst

Northrop Grumman
Keyser, WV 26726
Program Management


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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our products include launch vehicles, propulsion systems, missile products, subsystems and defense electronics, precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition, satellites and space components and services, and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking a Business Planning Analyst to join our team in Rocket Center, WV just outside of Cumberland, MD. The Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) site in Rocket Center designs, develops and manufactures tactical rocket motors, medium caliber ammunition, composite components and end items, and fuze and electronics equipment. For decades, the dedicated and highly skilled team at ABL have supported national security efforts by developing and building defense systems for DoD customers and U.S. allies.

Job Summary:

The Business Planning Analyst functions as the primary interface between the program office and plant operations for daily program planning and execution. This position will participate in one or more integrated product teams (IPTS) and assist the Program Manager (PM) in planning and managing overall task execution. He or she will assist with the establishment and maintenance of an integrated master schedule, and monitor and manage daily program execution to ensure that customer and schedule requirements are met. This position will also be responsible for generating and implementing work instructions necessary to carry out activities on the plant. This position will work under the guidance of one or more program managers.

Specific responsibilities include:
Attend and participate in Integrated Product Teams (IPTs).
Serve as the alternate point of contact between the NGIS program office and the Customer Program Manager and their team.
Issue work instructions and other documentation necessary to authorize activities on the plant.
Identify, report and resolve issues that may affect schedule or production.
Expedite and resolve supply chain schedule and technical issues necessary to support program schedule.
Coordinate on-time delivery of materials with material program manager (MPM), material planner(s), and purchasing functions to ensure uninterrupted manufacturing operations.
Support the Program Manager in operations reviews and financial reviews, including developing estimates at completion (EACs).
Support the Program Manager in development of customer review packages, including presenting to an audience.
Communicate effectively, verbally and written, to internal and external stakeholders.
Assist the PM in the preparation of proposals in support of new or follow-on business.
Travel to suppliers or customers, ~10% of the time

This position may be filled at a higher level depending on experience, education, and qualifications.

**Job Category** : Program Management


Posted: 2020-07-02 Expires: 2020-08-29

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Principal Business Planning Analyst/Sr. Principal Business Planning Analyst

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Keyser, WV 26726

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