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Staff Supply Chain Planning Specialist

Requisition ID: R10054258

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is seeking a Staff Supply Chain Planning Specialist-Level 5 to join our team in Melbourne, FL, a team of qualified, dedicated, and diverse professionals designing, developing, building, and supporting some of the world's most advanced products.

This position is dynamic and challenging, requiring ingenuity, collaboration, and an insatiable drive to make the impossible possible.  We’ll support you with training, employee resource groups, and robust benefits as we work together to defend and define the future.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Defines and develops material strategies to meet manufacturing timelines and quality requirements.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and influencing the future course of the organization within the program.
  • Assesses supply resources; aggregates and prioritizes demand requirements; and evaluates production, material and rough-cut capacity for all products.
  • Leads long-term capacity analysis and resource planning to ensure proper scheduling of new product line phase-ins as well as existing product line phase-outs.
  • Utilizes MRP tools to analyze supply/demand requirements, monitors inventory levels based on dependent and independent Bill-of-Materials (BOM) requirements, and maintains accurate material lead times.
  • Serves as consultant to management and external spokesperson for the organization on policies, plans, and objectives.
  • Acts as an advisor to senior management and customers by defining and developing material strategy for implementation cross-functionally.
  • Receives and reviews requirements for non-standard parts, assesses and addresses the schedule impact of design revisions, and communicates material position as it relates to production and financial forecasts.
  • Analyzes lead times and identifies critical path procurements. Creates and adjusts requirements and requisitions.
  • Develop solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.
  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present approaches and findings to senior leadership.
  • Focal point  for interdepartmental activity with Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Supplier Management, and Goods Movement to resolve schedule misalignment, business system constraints and requirement inconsistences.
  • Supports proposal plans and writing assignments.
  • Implements and integrates scheduling systems and processes.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A current active DOD Secret Clearance that has been investigated in the last 5 years
  • Knowledge of SAP or other similar ERP/MRP system and experience with data sets including analyzing large data sets
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 15 years combined experience in MRP, Advanced Planning, Demand Planning, Forecasting, Contracts, Finance, Logistics, or Project Management or a minimum of 13 years combined experience in MRP, Advanced Planning, Demand Planning, Forecasting, Contracts, Finance, Logistics, or Project Management with a Master’s Degree
  • May consider an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of a Bachelors degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Current NGC Special Program Access
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills
  • 2 years of previous experience leading teams or projects
  • Experienced communicator with ability to present information in an organized and effective manner to program and executive leadership
  • Strong ability to develop and present presentations to senior leadership
  • Experience with the SAP MRP system and Excel spreadsheets

Salary Range: $111,400 USD - $167,000 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

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.