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Manager Supply Chain Programs 2

Requisition ID: R10071305

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (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.

SP Launch and Missile Defense Systems (LMDS) 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.

LMDS has an opening for a Manager Supply Chain Programs 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chandler, Arizona

Job Description:

  • Responsible and accountable for the strategy, planning, and execution of all material and services content for a Program or collection of Programs.

  • Acts as the main focal point for the Program Management Office (PMO) for the entire supply chain and coordinates cross-functionally to ensure that all supply chain commitments are met, and that appropriate mitigation plans are developed and executed to address any programmatic risks related to suppliers.

  • Develops the material strategy and leads the activities for GSC in all phases of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP).

  • Ensures that prior to program execution, all elements of the proposed program(s) plans have complete and accurate schedules, budgets, make/buy plans, and procurement and subcontracts strategies.

  • Leads supply chain Program execution and is accountable for resource planning, material cost, forecasting, schedule performance, risk/opportunity management, supplier performance, and supply chain issue resolution.

  • Briefs the PMO and executive management on the status and issues affecting Program cost and schedule performance.

Position Responsibilities:

Focal point for managing Program Supply Chain throughout the Program life cycle from pursuit to contract close out. Responsible for;

    Supply Chain Management strategy, demand planning, BOM maintenance,  coordination w/ logistics and procurement stakeholders, developing a Material Program Plan (MPP), and risk management.

    Manage the performance of the integrated supply chain cost, quality, & delivery.

    Material risk management, including identification, and mitigation planning and execution.

    Material budget development, sales forecasting and cost (EAC) management; EVMS if applicable.

    Cross functional coordination as it pertains to supplier management, specifically with Supplier Quality Engineering (SQE), Procurement, and the IPT.

    Briefs Program and Executive management and Customer on the status and issues affecting Supplier performance and cost.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to obtain secret clearance is required (do not necessarily need to have a clearance to be hired for this role but the candidate will be put in for clearance after hire – the reason is, I don’t want to weed out qualified candidates)

  • Prefer Experience with Program Management and Earned Value Management.

  • Must be willing to work at Chandler, AZ facility or willing to re-locate within 6mo of hire.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree AND 8+ years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in Supply Chain Management and/or Program/Project Management, OR a Master’s degree AND 6+ years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in Supply Chain Management and/or Program/Project Management.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (or higher) that is in-scope (granted or renewed in the last 6 years).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to attain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance
  • Knowledge of FAR and agency supplements
  • Prior experience leading a team/process/project
  • Experience with supplier management
  • Direct experience interfacing with leadership
  • SAP experience

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:

•      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 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers” video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo


Salary Range: $112,700 USD - $169,100 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.