Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Product Planning Assistant

Chandler, AZ
Materials and Distribution


Job Description

Job ID: MO20181605-45733

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems has an opening for a Production Planning Assistant in Chandler, AZ. 

Under minimal supervision, assist in the daily planning, status, and movement of hardware products through the manufacturing, inspection, test and shipping areas to meet established delivery schedules. Compile and release prepared manufacturing documentation, including work orders, operation sheets, and design documentation to the production floor. Work with engineering, technicians, material planners and scheduling to ensure customer needs are met.

Required Qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED, plus three (3) years of related experience.
  • Possess typing and data entry skills, basic understanding of Excel /Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent follow-through, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Able to obtain forklift license and lift 50 pounds.
  • US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of a Master Production Schedule system (MPS)
  • Experience with CostPoint or other similar Enterprise systems
  • Basic understanding of TipQA or other Non-Conforming documentation systems. 

    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.


Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 3-5 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Distribution
Group: Flight