Assoc Supply Chain Plng Spec

Requisition ID: 20025577

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Buffalo
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.  Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS). On the Mission Systems Sector team, you’ll contribute to our bottom line: providing innovative systems, products, and solutions to keep our world safe. Our employees strive to positively impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. There are opportunities to contribute to a wealth of programs including, but not limited to, advanced technologies in air, on land, undersea, in outer space, and in cyberspace. It’s unique work. It’s challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it is work that makes a difference. Join our team and launch your career. We’ll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.
Northrop Grumman is seeking qualified and motivated professionals for the role of Supply Chain Planning Specialist with experiences in supply chain management and/or related fields (including business and financial planning, contracts administration, project management, logistics, and manufacturing).  This position will be located in Buffalo, NY.  
The Supply Chain Planning Specialist responsibilities will encompass:
- Providing support to the program team to evaluate material and equipment requirements throughout the life of the program
- Understanding the breadth of the supply chain management scope (including materials management, procurement,
subcontracts, material finance, and supplier relationship management)
- Planning and coordinating program requirements
- Monitoring and establishing material inventory
- Addressing supplier capacity and/or production issues
- Evaluating suppliers and noting key performance indicators
Candidates must be able to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, and have an agile perspective of compliance protocol mandated by regulated industry.  

 Basic Qualifications:    A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must possess:  
- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from an accredited institution
- 0+ years of professional experience in supply chain management, or related fields, to include logistics, manufacturing/
project management, business management, or information systems
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences
- Proficiency in MS Office suite
- Ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)  
Preferred Qualifications:   Professional experience in a regulated industry; to include Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, Telecommunications - SAP experience
 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. 

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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.


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