Principal/Sr. Principal Operations Management Analyst

Northrop Grumman Rolling Meadows , IL 60008

Posted 7 months ago

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you.

As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Operations Management Analyst to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's team to support the manufacturing operations team for Mission Systems.

Some of the world's most technically advanced products are manufactured by employees, who work within Northrop Grumman Missions Systems, a leading provider of sensor systems for a variety of global security applications, including situational awareness and self-protection. Our manufacturing plants are highly-automated, cutting-edge centers of excellence where employees leverage the latest technology.

This leadership position additionally includes working closely with the Manufacturing Shop Operations staff, Manufacturing Engineering organization and Operations Program Management organization by supporting the development of self-directed work teams, continuous improvement and operational excellence initiatives, overall operational effectiveness, resolution of technical issues in the work cell, implementation of root cause/corrective action analysis; evaluation of process flows to ensure optimal process flow minimizing cycle time thru the manufacturing work cells.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Lead manufacturing shop operations initiatives that support operational excellence/lean manufacturing and self-directed work teams

Lead iCard program employee suggestion program

Lead the development of tier/team structure at all levels for all of manufacturing shop operations

Support all programs & projects for manufacturing operations

Provide business area and technical support to management and stakeholders to facilitate planning, set direction, define business initiatives, and develop solutions to business information systems needs and requirements.

Be able to manage multiple assignments, changing priorities, and work independently with little oversight.

Communicate effectively in written and verbal communication coupled with strong listening skills

Provide deployment and occasional off hours support

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Basic Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Business Process Analyst

  • 6 Years related experience with a Bachelors in Science; 4 years with a Masters in Science

Basic Qualifications for a Sr Principal Business Process Analyst

  • 10 Years related experience with a Bachelors in Science; 8 Years with Masters in Science

Basic Qualifications for both levels:

Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

Process mapping, improvement, & implementation experience.

Lean manufacturing, continuous improvement and operational excellence leader experience

Experience with KPI development, analysis, and reporting.

Experience as kaizen facilitator

Experienced facilitator familiar with conflict management.

Must be a team leader, proactive, and possess excellent problem solving and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Active Secret Clearance

Operational Excellence leader

Continuous Improvement Leader

Lean Six Sigma.

Experience with Self Directed Work Teams

Experience with Tableau.

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.



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