Manager of Supply Chain Programs 1

Requisition ID: 21008865

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, Utah
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is essential to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems builds and delivers aviation-related systems to customers around the world. We push the boundaries of innovation, and drive advances in various sciences. Come be a part of our mission! Northrop Grumman’s Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Manager of Supply Chain Programs 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, UT. The Manager of Supply Chain Programs 1 is 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. As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and encourages a diverse and engaged team. You build trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You build and execute strategies that result in balanced value creation that delivers measurable results. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our “Selecting the Best Qualified Managers” video:  https://youtu.be/kYm-bcA8F-s  

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or Business discipline and a minimum of five years of proven experience in defense or aerospace production or development projects; or a High School Diploma and a minimum of 9 years of proven experience in defense or aerospace production or development projects
  • Knowledge and experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement)
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time
  • Advanced knowledge of supply chain management techniques, practices or theories gained through experience with subcontracts
  • Proven experience in major subcontractor management
  • Proven success in leading cross-functional teams to achieve project cost, performance, and schedule requirements
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Supply Chain Management or Business discipline
  • Active Secret DoD Secret Clearance
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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