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Manager, GSC Business Operations (Supply Chain Manager 3)- Dulles, VA/ Gilbert, AZ

Requisition ID: R10059998

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. 

Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems Division is seeking a highly qualified and energetic leader for the position of Manager of Global Supply Chain (GSC) Operations.  This position is fully engaged with the GSC team and other functions to improve and enhance GSC procedures, systems, processes, analytics, and tools.  This position will be responsible for regular operations of the GSC functions and leveraging Agile and Lean techniques to reduce cycle times, improve performance, and enhance operational efficiency

Roles and Responsibilities

This is a position with regular executive interactions, and the selected candidate will display consistent impeccable judgment and embody Northrop Grumman leadership characteristics. The selected candidate should thrive in an environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels, including executive leadership. This is a hybrid position located in Sterling VA or Gilbert AZ with the requirement to be in office 25% of the time.

In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Lead a team managing GSC shared data, tools, systems and analytics; and leverage those capabilities to measure results and provide performance insight and decision support to the GSC team.

  • Lead the development of department digital transformation strategy and key performance indicators.

  • Manage the division GSC operating cadence for reports, meetings and events such as staff meetings, reviews, and division, sector, and corporate reporting.

  • Lead initiatives to develop, document, and utilize standard work processes across distributed teams.

  • Oversee entry level rotation program for the department

  • Organize and facilitate professional growth and training opportunities, work with department managers to identify and grow team member skills

  • Establish and execute projects in a Lean-Agile framework to support GSC strategic goals and improve efficient execution of the function.

  • Create the content and coordinate the review of GSC financial and performance metrics such as monthly program reviews, key performance indicators, monthly and quarterly updates, sector-level division reviews, and other briefings/reports in support of division, sector and/or corporate data calls.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in supply chain, business management or other related field and 5 years of team leadership

  • Understanding of general procurement and subcontract execution workflows

  • Understanding of MRP and general manufacturing workflows

  • Demonstrated development of predictive analytics products using industry standard platforms (Tableau, Power BI)

  • Demonstrated project management and team leadership skills

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Ability to successfully engage across all levels in the organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or related discipline

  • Demonstrated experience in supply chain management in aerospace/defense

  • Previous experience in utilization of Agile methodology to execute projects

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (e.g. Costpoint, SAP, Oracle).

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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Salary Range: $134,200 USD - $233,200 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.