Supply Chain Planning Spec

Requisition ID: 21007624

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. The Supply Chain Planning Specialist (SCPS) will provide support from a Global Supply Chain perspective for the Emerging Capabilities Development (ECD) Division.  Specific duties would include but are not limited to:
  • Supporting ECD Programs and Proposals from a GSC perspective with Management oversight.
  • Collaborate with various organizations such as Contracts, Program Office, Business Management, E&P and other GSC ECD personnel etc. to:
    • Understand the proposal/execution strategy and structures
    • Review and understand supplier proposals
    • Review and work Bill of Materials (BOMs) and Basis of Estimates (BOEs)
    • Review Shop Orders and support execution through receipt
    • Manage/report and forecast material cost/performance of assigned program/s (Material Receipt Tool, CMEs, IPRS)
    • Interface/collaborate with other functions of the program team
    • Understand/ensure the overarching goals of the division are being supported as well as the GSC organization
    • Maintain a strong business acumen and ability to operate in a fast paced development environment that consists of leading edge technology suppliers and non-traditional supply base.
    • Interface with supply base
    • Identify areas of opportunity for process improvement and support implementation

Basic Qualifications:  - Bachelor’s Degree - Minimum 3 years of relevant experience (e.g. cost account management, supplier financial reporting/forecasting and supplier/program/product scheduling or related) or 1 year of relevant experience with a Master’s degree - High level of proficiency in MS Office suite and SAP. - Must be eligible for a secret clearance - U.S. Citizenship 


Preferred Qualifications: - Previous experience in Supply Chain, Business or Operations, or financial planning - Experience in Federal and Defense contracting requirements including ITAR, DOS licenses, FAR and DFARS. - Experience with SAP/SAR Program - Ability to be agile and work in a fast passed engineering environment - Ability to work in a team environment while also being able to work independently with limited oversight 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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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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.