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Senior Principal Industrial Engineer

Redondo Beach, CA, USA | Northrop Grumman

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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The Industrial Engineer supports the Industrial Engineering and Scheduling organization in process and systems & integration projects. Have an understanding of Industrial Engineering and Production Scheduling, as well as in using ERP systems such as SAP. Individual will help interpret capacity analysis and incorporate into what-if scenario simulations before applying to project schedule for review. 

Responsibilities include the following:

Develops and implements plans that ensure the timely availability and effective utilization of labor, facilities, equipment, & tooling resources enabling the achievement of program delivery and cost milestones

Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems.

On the basis of these studies, develops and implements plans and programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods

May assist facilities engineers in the planning and design of facilities

Develops and summarizes analyses for the acquisition, maintenance & enhancement of capital assets and miscellaneous equipment

Provides capacity planning, shop-loading and staffing analysis for functional production teams

Analyzes existing operational processes and develops metrics and reporting to optimize and improve program & operational performance

May be required to split support over more than one product line and manufacturing area, and support multiple program or production managers 

Qualifications 

Basic Qualifications: 

Bachelor Degree in (STEM) with 12 years performing Industrial Engineering roles and/or functions; OR Master’s Degree with 10 years of performing Industrial Engineering roles and/or functions

Experience working in a manufacturing environment and hands on experience using shop floor production system (Solumina, MES, etc.)

Must have a minimum of one year experience with Factory Modeling/Simulation tools (ie: Simio, Plant Simulation, Arena, AutoSched, etc.)

Experience using ERP systems (SAP)

Proficient in MS Project, Excel & PowerPoint

Proficient with AutoCAD or Visio software 

Preferred Qualifications:

Report programming experience (SQL, Crystal, MS Query, Bus. Objects, etc.)

Space Technology Experience

Current SCI Clearance and the ability to maintain clearance

Documented experience working in a robust IPT environment


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