Logistics Program Manager/Integrated Product Team Lead (02/03)

Northrop Grumman Rolling Meadows , IL 60008

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Logistics Program Management (LPM) team located in Rolling Meadows, IL (near Chicago) is seeking a self-starting, team-oriented leader to project manage defense Logistics SUSTAINMENT on a program for the Infrared Countermeasure (IRCM) product line. This Integrated Product Team (IPT) position provides exposure opportunities with leaders in the program office as well as across functional departments within the company in support of program execution. In this role, close customer interface will be required to successfully support hardware repair activity. Product line knowledge, Cost Account Management (CAM), and technical IPT skills will mature in this dynamic environment.

Rolling Meadows Defense Logistics and Supportability Engineering (L&SE) functional areas include Diminishing Manufacturing Sources (DMS), Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS), Supportability Engineering, Product Safety/Human Factors, Technical Publications & Training (TD&T), Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) tracking, Logistics Systems Engineering, and Logistics Program Management (LPM). The LPM is the Logistics Integrated Product Team (IPT) leader for the above mentioned Functional areas and has overall responsibility to a program for all Logistics content (schedule, budget, quality) throughout the period of performance.

In this position, the LPM program manages hardware repair activity while interfacing with Program Office, Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance, Contracts, Mission Assurance and other functions on all aspects of the program to ensure program goals are met. The individual will need to be able to support technical discussions as it pertains to hardware and repair decisions.

Specific duties will include:

  • Lead the Logistics portion of pre-proposal and proposal activity, including the review of specifications, scope of work, and financial requirements of the contract

  • Program manage Logistics content, meet Earned Value (cost & schedule), and quality requirements. Manage Logistics program deliverables to ensure on-time compliance.

  • Collaborate cross-departmentally in a matrix organization for repair planning and execution

  • Hands-on oversight of the repair process (understand program requirements, set priorities, assess risks, identify bottlenecks, and drive issue resolution to meet program goals). Identify and establish process improvement opportunities.

  • Track performance and provide status updates internally to the Program Office and externally to the Customer

  • Proactively manage risks and opportunities such as allocation of resources, modification of schedule, or revision of contractual specifications and work with the Functions, Program Office, and Customer on resolution

  • Perform spares modeling and manage material replenishment by facilitating material orders with Supply Chain

  • Proactively identify and respond to customer needs to support Program Growth. Develop new sustainment business and expand the existing support of the product line with the Customer or Program Office.

  • Provide customer training, as required by the contract

This requisition may be filled at either a Professional Band Level 2 or a Professional Band Level 3.

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Basic Qualifications A2:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years of related Logistics/operations/supply chain support experience or Master's degree with a minimum of 1 year of related Logistics/operations/supply chain experience

  • Experience supporting repair or sustainment efforts and tracking cost and schedule

  • Ability to make repair decisions with guidance

  • Ability to develop problem resolutions to moderate technical challenges

  • Ability to understand technical requirements and their impact on logistics elements

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and communicate with cross-functional teams internally and with Customers externally

  • Must be familiar in using Excel and PowerPoint

  • May develop and deliver presentations to small groups

  • U.S. Citizen and ability to obtain Security Clearance Secret

Basic Qualifications A3:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6 years of related Logistics/operations/supply chain support experience or Master's degree with a minimum of 4 years of related Logistics/operations/supply chain experience

  • Experience leading repair or sustainment efforts

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and communicate with cross-functional teams internally and with Customers externally

  • Ability to make repair decisions with minimal guidance

  • Ability to drive problem resolution to complex technical challenges

  • Ability to understand technical requirements, their impact on Logistics elements, and provide recommendations on complex programs

  • Working knowledge of SAP, MRO

  • Knowledge of MRP, production planning, and material management transactions

  • Must be proficient in using Excel and PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated presentation skills to management to include program status and program reviews for both internal and external customers

  • U.S. Citizen and ability to obtain Security Clearance Secret

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Defense Logistics

  • Knowledge of government contracting requirements and proposal process

  • Experience supporting hardware repair contracts

  • Demonstrated experience with all Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) elements with emphasis on project management of new hardware and software systems

  • Experience with the IRCM product line and NGC processes

  • Earned Value experience

  • Working knowledge of SAP, MRO, and MRP

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