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Stock and Inventory Controller

Requisition ID: R10021217

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: New Malden - POST-LON, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Security Check (SC)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • 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 require support with the management of assets in relation to procurement and production activities.  This role will inspect, allocate, track and monitor project assets from entry into the business, storage and issue to third parties.

The role will be required to have a clear understanding and working knowledge of stock control, allowing levels to be monitored via an ERP system and to carry out the booking in and out of components when required enabling full visibility at any given stage.

Key Responsibilities        

  • Track stock items / inventory and create reports on a regular basis.
  • Ensuring that project components are correctly loaded into ERP, prior to any procurement activities.
  • Ensuring that bills of materials (BOMS) are extant and current.
  • Raising project demands within the ERP system to allow the procurement of items by Supply Chain.
  • Goods-in inspection co-ordination with Quality Assurance Team.
  • Internal stock movement co-ordination (including allocation of stock to project, storage, picking, kitting and delivery.
  • Perform inventory analysis including but not limited to consumption, forecasting and rationalisation.
  • Report on supplier delivery performance which includes but is not limited too
  • Co-ordination and management of the issue of components to NGs customers and subcontractors.
  • Support Hardware build configuration control activities through:
  • Capture of build state records for each equipment item,
  • Ensuring equipment items are securely controlled.

General Operational duties

  • Remain compliant with all applicable processes and procedures
  • Other work as reasonably required.

Person Specification

Essential qualifications / experience 

  • Experience in a highly regulated industry
  • Experience in inventory control in a manufacturing/MRO/engineering environment.
  • Previous experience with MRP systems – MSD/SAP preferred.
  • Excel skills (Pivots, formulae) [to enable analysis and action of material consumption]
  • Good attention to detail
  • Organised, adept at workload management and prioritising appropriately to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and responsive to changing priorities
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to engage effectively with all audiences/stakeholders
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Positive attitude and ethos of continuous improvement
  • Understanding of data integrity in an ERP context

Preferred qualifications / experience 

  • Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or similar qualification
  • Configuration Asset Management background
  • Engineering knowledge.

Other requirements

  • Travel requirements: Regular UK travel may be required to attend team/supplier meetings and training activities
  • Looking for flexibility? Northrop Grumman offer a hybrid working environment, speak to us at application stage about what may be possible.
  • Clearance requirements: Post-holder must hold and maintain UK Government clearances where required


Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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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?

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.