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Principal/Sr. Principal Supply Chain Logistics Spec

Requisition ID: R10030913

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: El Segundo, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

Northrop Grumman has an opening for a Principal Supply Chain Logistics Specialist/Sr. Principal Supply Chain Logistics Specialist who supports the development and growth of the Aeronautics Systems Sectors Traffic and Logistics organization located in El Segundo, CA.

This position will assist management in improving performance by determining and reducing inefficiencies, streamlining operations, and identify the best practices to optimize resources.

Essential Functions:
  • Analyze logistics data using tools to include SAP, Global trade services (GTS) and transportation management systems
  • Understanding of data through the use of Excel applications.
  • Develop reports to help support data analysis for continuous improvement of business processes
  • Develop tools to support internal and external partners to achieve effective solution solutions
  • Collaborate with internal Data Analytics team to bridge the gap between logistics operations and analytics
  • Analyze critical supply chain functions.
  • Process ad hoc analysis requests and make recommendations to management
  • Leverage data to analyze the competitive environment and develop business cases for strategic initiatives that drive speed, reliability, and cost reduction throughout our supply chain
  • Maintain content on sector Share Point websites
  • Collaborate in the ongoing development of logistics solutions to streamline data management and logistics requirements.

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and an engaging, collaborative work place. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself! Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program. Does this sound right like what you're looking for?

Basic Qualifications for Principal Supply Chain Logistics Specialist:
  • Master degree with 3 year experience or a Bachelor's degree with 5 years' experience in Supply chain, logistics, business management, procurement and/or similar industry experience
  • Experience with SAP and/or similar ERP systems
  • Ability to interact and collaborate with a variety of functions, and government personnel
  • Experience Microsoft Excel with pivot tables, macros and/or v-look ups
  • Ability to prioritize and meet milestones
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Supply Chain Logistics Specialist:
  • Master degree with 7 year experience or a Bachelor's degree with 9 years' experience in Supply chain, logistics, business management, procurement and/or similar industry experience
  • Experience with SAP and/or similar ERP systems
  • Ability to interact and collaborate with a variety of functions, and government personnel
  • Experience Microsoft Excel with pivot tables, macros and/or v-look ups
  • Ability to prioritize and meet milestones
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in data analytics
  • DoD experience
  • Active U.S. Government DoD security clearance at the Secret level
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgment and decision-making skills based on a clear understanding and application of government regulations to international trade activity.

Salary Range: $76,200 USD - $114,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $94,500 USD - $141,700 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.