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Principal Logistics Management Analyst

Requisition ID: R10069802

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Elkridge, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.  Northrop Grumman’s Life Cycle Sustainment Organization (LCSO) within the Mission Systems Sector is engaged in the evaluation, repair, and upgrade of our sustainment systems and is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Logistics Management Analyst located in Elkridge, MD.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Negotiate quotations and place compliant purchase orders for repair of returned units
  • Function as liaison between company and suppliers, contact suppliers to ensure customer property and equipment are evaluated, repaired, and delivered on promised dates, determine when deliveries may be delayed and communicate to internal customers, maintain records and follow-up files of purchases, shipments, returns and related matters, approve invoices
  • Extract, monitor, analyze, and validate data information from multiple sources
  • Develop engaging and collaborative relationships with suppliers and internal partners/customers to drive problem resolution
  • Manage supplier quality and performance to support customer turnaround times
  • Report out on monthly metrics to leadership
  • Support various DOD and commercial customers in a depot environment

Skills for Success:

  • High level of attention to detail
  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences
  • Self-motivated multi-tasker with ability to effectively manage changing and conflicting priorities and resolve appropriately in a challenging environment
  • Proactive, analytical troubleshooter/problem-solver
  • Ability to communicate clearly and successfully


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 5 years, Master's degree plus 2 years, or 7 years relevant experience (in lieu of degree) in Procurement/Purchasing/Sourcing, Materials Planning, or Supply Chain
  • Experience placing purchase orders and managing suppliers in a manufacturing environment
  • MRP/ERP business system experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite with emphasis on strong Excel/data analysis skills
  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Supply Chain Management
  • APICS/ASCM CPIM or IPM CPSM certification
  • SAP experience, preferably in procurement modules
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR, familiarity with terms and conditions, demonstrated negotiation experience
  • Proficiency with Northrop Grumman tools related to function (GOLD, ISE/CADSTAR)

“Digital Visionary” a plus

Salary Range: $72,700 USD - $109,100 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

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 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.