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Staff Supply Chain Manufacturing Specialist

Requisition ID: R10085731

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman Space Strategic Systems Division is seeking a Staff Supply Chain Manufacturing Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Planning, Logistics, and Infrastructure organization. The position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.



·       Prepare/and release Make requirements.

·       Analyze Material Requirements Planning (MRP) recommendations and exception messages within SAP.

·       Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between engineering, planning, and sub-project managers.  

·       Able to schedule and plan detailed operations from engineering drawings, engineering orders, change notices, and other engineering releases.

·       Ensure Bill-of Materials (BOM) is accurate before releasing to the production shop floor.

·       Analyze manufacturing, enterprise resource planning, and other material requirements based on needs of assembly demands, component replenishments, substitute parts or materials, production set ups, and engineering changes.

·       Run reports and provide program status to provide visibility to stakeholders.

·       Coordinate project closeout activities.

·       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 forecasts.

·       Analyzes purchase material supply/demand position using MRP.

·       Plans inventory levels based on dependent and independent BOM requirements.

·       Participates in long-term capacity and resource planning to ensure proper scheduling of new product line phase-ins as well as existing product line phase-outs.

·       The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

·       Excellent communication skills to interact with cross-functional teams.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

·       Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

·       401k

·       Educational Assistance

·       Life Insurance

·       Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

·       Paid Time Off

·       Health & Wellness Resources

·       Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s Degree plus a minimum 13 years of experience in Supply Chain, Project Management or in a Production environment OR Masters Degree plus a minimum 10 years of experience in Supply Chain, Project Management or in a Production environment.

·       Knowledge of SAP and MES systems

·       Ability to obtain and maintain government DoD Top Secret Clearance and/or SCI access.

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Master's degree in Business/ Supply Chain.

·       Knowledge of Supply Chain principles strongly preferred.

·       Experience in SAP/MES Systems.

·       APICS Certification.

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·       Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

·       Active DoD and/or SCI Clearance.

Salary Range: $132,700 USD - $199,100 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.