Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Sr. Operations Analyst in Chandler, Arizona

Sr. Operations Analyst

Locations:Chandler, AZ

Categories: Operations

Job Description

Job ID:MO20181709-47613

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 main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

The Senior Operations Analyst will provide operational focus within the work cells responsible for cables and TPS delivery for the GMD interceptor. The candidate will be responsible for setting weekly start rates, negotiating program delivery dates, ensuring on time delivery to commits, and driving resolutions to issues impacting delivery performance. Additionally, contribution to functional excellence through process and procedural improvements will be a regular part of the responsibilities. This person will work independently under general direction and successfully coordinate delivery and need with the DSC manufacturing team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all work cells support and achieve the negotiated program commit dates

  • Proactively identify potential gaps in production schedules and minimize any line stoppages

  • Resolve work cell issues, non-conformances, drawing releases, router and traveler releases

  • Produce and present weekly reports on factory work cell delivery performance

  • Work closely with planning organization to reduce schedule impacts due to material shortages

  • Work closely with programs on releasing documentation in time to support production schedules


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business or Related Field with minimum of 5 years of experience / equivalent experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, great attitude, and ability to work well with all levels in the organization

  • ExcellentExcel, Power Point and Word skills

  • Previous experience leading a small work team a plus


  • Category - Materials and Distribution

  • Group - Launch Vehicle Division

  • Expertise - Operations

  • Education - Bachelors

  • Job Type - Full Time

  • Location - AZ-Chandler

  • Years of Experience - Minimum 5 years in a manufacturing environment

  • This position will require FOUO access

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:5-8 Years