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Industrial Engineer - Mfg Capacity Planner/Principal Industrial Engineer - Mfg Capacity Planner

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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 Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking an Industrial Engineer - Mfg Capacity Planner/Principal Industrial Engineer - Mfg Capacity Planner to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Sunnyvale, CA. You will be joining an energetic Ops Planning team that supports a low volume, high-mix manufacturing environment.What You'll get to Do:The Capacity Planner role will include interaction with cross-functional teams and leaders in a production manufacturing and operational management environment supporting mission critical hardware for the US Navy.You will see a variety of assignments which include maintaining accuracy of scheduled orders, operations and order durations, scheduling tools and methods for performing and forecasting workloads, as well as work cell capacity information. You will bring about inspiring changes through process improvement, factory improvement initiatives, increased productive yield, work cell flow, capital equipment justification, data analysis and training.Your passion for continuous improvement and initiative towards technical growth within the Manufacturing Planning field will fuel Operations. You will establish yourself as a team leader through excellent interpersonal skills and reliable teamwork towards our deliverables. You must enjoy an analytical challenge and effectively transfer your ideas and experiences to others throughout the organization. You will work under general direction, independently, and develop timely solutions to our most challenging objectives. You prioritize daily to bring to life imaginative, thorough, and practicable approaches to our product lines and our essential throughput, quality, and safety requirements. Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Troubleshoot business logic and processes for MRP / ERP systems.
  • Provide expertise for resolving technical problems, troubleshoot schedules and modifies scheduling methodology to customer requirements.
  • Conduct data analysis to streamline production.
  • Coordinate interdepartmental collaboration to develop processes and training for short and long term capacity.
  • Improve equipment and personnel schedules and utilization based on a master production schedule and critical path MRP requirements.
  • Review and track customer products to recommend steps for capacity and BOM time-phasing accuracy solutions.
  • Identify and automate systems to provide data to key decision makers (ie dashboards, etc).This requisition may be filled at either an Industrial Engineering - Mfg Capacity Planner level or a Principal Industrial Engineering - Mfg Capacity Planner level. MANUMS SNYVLCA Basic Qualifications: *This requisition may be filled at either an Industrial Engineering - Mfg Capacity Planner level or a Principal Industrial Engineering - Mfg Capacity Planner level*
    • Bachelors degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 2+ years of relevant work experience, or Masters degree in a STEM discipline with 0 years of relevant work experience.OR
      • Bachelors degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 5+ years of relevant work experience, or Masters degree in a STEM discipline with 3+ years of relevant work experience, or PhD with 0 years of relevant experience.AND
        • Analytical skills required for determining priorities, lead times, and shop floor schedules. Exposure to materials requirement planning principles.
        • Able to read and interpret MRP, bills of materials, routings, non-conforming materials reports, and other common manufacturing documents.
        • Strong computer skills including operating Windows based personal computers and using Microsoft products such as Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Excel (intermediate level or higher), Project, Visio, and PowerBI.
        • Ability to clearly express oneself verbally and in writing in the English language using good grammar and vocabulary. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include strong presentation, project and organizational skills.
        • US citizen with the ability to obtain a DOD Secret clearance.Preferred Qualifications:
          • CPIM or APICS training
          • Experience with creating queries and visualization dashboards.
          • 2+ years hands on Shop Floor or Machine Shop Planning experience utilizing MRP system; SAP preferred. Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 USD Salary Range 2: $92,200 USD - $138,400 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, Sunnyvale , Industrial Engineer - Mfg Capacity Planner/Principal Industrial Engineer - Mfg Capacity Planner, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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