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Principal Logistics Planner

Requisition ID: R10058329

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: Edwards AFB, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Any (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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently seeking a Principal Logistics Planner for a new and exciting effort located on Edwards AFB, CA.

Responsibilities:

Analyzes technical data and reports to determine spares and support equipment provisioning requirements. Reviews site survey results and letters of offer and acceptance and formulates specific recommendations for spare/repair parts and support equipment. Manages and controls the asset position of customer inventories. May originate support plans for offer to potential customers and provide technical assistance to existing customer personnel. May forecast and manage budget system.

Candidate will function as a subject matter expert to support technical data certification/verification activities. Will perform research, analysis, and interface with engineering teams to expand relevant systems knowledge, review technical data readiness for certification events, and assist with capturing user comments/changes for incorporation. Candidate is expected to augment technical writing team as needed. May attend daily/weekly meetings to determine technical data certification schedule versus testing/maintenance schedules.

Candidate will work alongside U.S. Government and contractor personnel at Edwards AFB, CA and Palmdale, CA; position will be based at Edwards AFB, CA. Must be available and able to work first or second shift. Occasional weekend work may be required. Telework is not available for this position.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have 10 years of relevant experience. Will consider 6 Years with Bachelors; 4 Years with Masters
  • Understanding and experience in all facets of aircraft and support equipment operations.
  • Must have an in-scope, active DoD Secret Clearance with background investigation completed within last five years; with ability to maintain. Clearance required to start.
  • Ability to obtain Program Access within 365 days of submission. Program Access required to start.
  • Familiar with Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs)
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Able to collaborate in a team environment and/or work alone with minimal supervision
  • Ability to change physical locations based upon need (including physical ability to travel).
  • Able to work in both external and internal environmental conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 12 years of flight line aircraft maintenance experience (crew chief, fuels, propulsion, or hydraulics experience preferred)
  • Familiar with process development and implementation.
  • Experience in utilizing the USAF Maintenance Manual change process
  • Familiar with technical data certification/verification processes
  • Ability to understand system description documents
  • Experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings
  • Experience with CPLM
  • Experience using 3D CAD modeling programs to read and interpret engineering data
  • Experience with writing/publishing in XML
  • Understanding of S1000D international Specification for Technical Publications.

Salary Range: $76,200 USD - $114,400 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.