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Manager Supply Chain Programs 3

Requisition ID: R10038094

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location Icon Location: Dallastown, PA, USA   |  Cincinnati, OH, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 50% 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.

Job Description

•Manages and coordinates with supplier teams composed of engineers, program management,

production, quality and procurement personnel

•Defines scope requirements for each service to be procured and ensures alignment of content and

supplier capabilities

•Defines and manages cost and schedule targets to achieve program and business objectives

•Performs as the on-site total integrated product team (IPT) lead for two key subcontract suppliers and the associated subcontractor procurements and production

•Monitors daily supplier operations and actively assists/provides in-scope, technical direction to suppliers as required

•Determines the risk basis and value for the contracted products and manages mitigation plans

•Coordinates/leads all supplier design, manufacturing, and program reviews, including the

necessary levels of Northrop Grumman Space Sector (NGSP) participation

•Functions as supplier Change Board interface for all anticipated, proposed, and released changes

•Ensures supplier compliance with all elements of the relevant SOWs and subcontracts

•Ensures recovery plans are put in place for any / all erosion to schedule milestones

•Ensures accurate Estimates at Complete (EACs) and material receipt forecasts

•Leads solicitations for proposals, review of proposals, and supports supplier negotiations

Basic Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree in technical, manufacturing, supply chain or business field

•At least 10 years of experience managing suppliers in an industrial manufacturing environment

•Must be able to relocate/commute to Cincinnati, OH, and Dallastown, PA, areas (will require coverage of both, so can choose which area from which to base); estimate 50% travel

•Experience leading a project and/or driving performance against cost and schedule

•Must be able to analyze, comprehend, clearly communicate and help resolve technical, cost and schedule issues

•Able to provide a clear example of self-directed work activity in a location remote from the rest of the IPT

•At least two years of experience as a buyer, contracting agent or materials planner

•Familiar with FAR/DFAR related to supplier management

•Capable of leading Subcontract Management Team (SMT)

•Willingness/ability to travel to Roy, Utah, for program reviews, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

•Masters in technical, manufacturing, supply chain or business field

•Experience with & robust knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)

•Existing DoD clearance

•Familiarity with managing aerospace/defense manufacturing suppliers

•Experience developing, implementing and managing supplier quality at a supplier site

This position reports to Dallastown, PA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Cincinnati, OH, USA.


Salary Range: $137,200 USD - $205,800 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.