Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Air Transportation Specialist in Ft Worth, Texas

Air Transportation Specialist

Locations:Ft Worth, TX

Categories: Materials and Distribution

Job Description

Job ID:DH20181109-47496

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.

Job Summary

Northrop Grumman, Special Mission Aircraft (SMA) is seeking anAir Transportation Specialist at our Fort Worth, TX site to support the sustainment lifecycle of Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft. The candidate will plan, schedule and process personnel and equipment for air and ground transportation activities. Prepares and maintains air movement records and reports. Provides in-transit visibility over passenger and cargo movement operations. Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates air transportation activities. Supplements existing policies, and establishes procedures to process, load, document, and report passengers and cargo transported by air. Uses automated systems to provide in-transit visibility and to document passenger/equipment movement operations. Verifies eligibility of cargo offered for airlift. Ensures all cargo documentation, packaging, labeling and marking requirements are achieved. Selects, assembles, palletizes and prepares cargo for transportation. Checks cargo against manifests and packing lists for accuracy. Uses automated systems to provide in-transit visibility and to document cargo movement operations. Determines and implements necessary safety and security precautions for handling and storing hazardous materials, special cargo and baggage.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Strong Project/Program Planning and Management skills in order to lead and conduct analysis of complex transportation and sustainment issues.

  • Self-initiative to develop processes/procedures to develop and assess transportation planning processes and recommend improvements with existing transportation approach

  • People skills to communicate and coordinate status and recommended improvements with management and to the customer

  • Experience with sustainment and logistics

  • Experience with military aircraft operations

  • Experience with military service operations and customers

  • Experience conducting business case analysis.

  • Experience with performance metric measures, risk and reporting techniques

  • Experience with analysis tools, data management and comparative analysis

  • Proficient in defining and incorporating transportation requirements in support of program execution and problem resolution

  • Experience with the transportation of personnel/equipment to both developed and austere locations

  • Aircraft knowledge

Desired Skills:

Ability to develop and brief presentation material to leadership and to customers on analysis results and recommendations. This includes communicating the analysis in concise terms, detailing impacts, risk and potential efficiencies of the project.

  • Successful candidate must be capable of integrating across multiple IPTs including sustainment and procurement

  • Project/program management experience

  • Demonstrated focus on continuous improvement, affordability, and adaptability

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation or Logistics Discipline

Clearance: Yes, secret minimum

Travel: 20%

Level: minimum of 5 years

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 visitwww.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:5-8 Years

Education:Bachelors

Expertise:Operations

Group:Defense