Supply Chain Planning Spec

Requisition ID: R10020013

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Charlottesville - VA, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking 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.

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Sector,  Navigation & Maritime Systems Division (NMSD) Global Supply Chain Team is offering an exciting career opportunity to support and manage the overall supply chain activities for a wide variety of major U.S. Defense Programs as well as programs for International customers.  The Maritime Systems campus, based in historic Charlottesville, Virginia is seeking a highly enthusiastic and motivated Supply Chain Planning Analyst (SCPA) Level 2 to join its team of experienced and diverse Supply Chain professionals.  Our GSC employees are not only part of our history as a world leader in Marine Navigation and Integrated Systems Solutions, they continue to provide a bright future by being engaged and making a difference as a strategic representatives of the Program’s Integrated Product Team (IPT).  The candidate will be required to work closely with the all functional organizations which make up the IPT, such as Program Management, Contracts, Engineering, Material Finance and Operations.

Reporting to the Global Supply Chain Manager for the Maritime Systems Operating Unit, the Supply Chain Planning Analyst (SCPA) will have the responsibility to ensure the supply chain program requirements identified during a proposal or execution phases of their program(s) are being fulfilled and addressed.  This individual will provide overall support throughout the life of their Program.  

Position Role & Responsibilities

  • Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of materials, equipment, and/or services.
  • Participates with Contracts Administration to develop a subcontract plan including Small Business requirements and special and unique contractual flow down requirements to the supply base.
  • Preparation of Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements, and Memorandums of Agreement, preparation and management of internal step reviews of new opportunities and formal customer proposal preparation.

  • As the Cost Account Manager (CAM) for a Program, this candidate will utilizing Proposal information to establishes material cost targets.
  • Establishes and monitors key Supply Chain performance indicators.
  • Risk Management to include developing solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity and formulating mitigation plans in support of “Return to Green” status.
  • Identification of Program/Product DMS and assist in the timely resolution.
  • As needed, formulating and presenting Program status


Basic Qualifications:

This requisition is to be filled at the level 2 Salary Band. 

 Basic qualification for an SCPA 2 is a Bachelors' degree and minimum 3 years experience in a related field (supply chain/contracts/project management/business management) or Masters with minimum 1 year experience in related field

The candidate will be required to work closely with all Functional Areas of our business to assure continuity and consistency in data collection and GSC material status reporting exists.   

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience and a technical aptitude for large mechanical hardware or working on complex systems for Department of Defense or commercial high tech products.

Demonstrated working knowledge of the involvement and contributions of global supply chain to the operational success of the organization.

Experience with monitoring suppliers’ and managing predictable outcomes.  Being able to build a two way trusting relationship based on results, ownership, credibility and responsiveness. 

Experience with Program cost account management focused on program financial reporting (Budgeting and ETC/EAC).

Working knowledge of Federal and Defense contracting requirements including FAR and DFARS.

Working understanding of Program Risk and Opportunity Management

Hands-on working knowledge within an environment utilizing an ERP/MRP System (emphasis within a SAP working environment) and an clear understanding of its concepts and strategies.

Proficiency in MS Office suite (emphasis on Excel)

Salary Range: 58300 - 87500

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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