Supply Chain Planning Specialist

Requisition ID: R10022277

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach - CA, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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 Space Systems sector is seeking a Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 2) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The candidate for this position will be responsible for all aspects of Material Requirements Planning (Buy) for Space Systems including, but not limited to the following:

  • Analysis and coordination of engineering change activity between Advanced Planning and GSC’s supply base to ensure an uninterrupted supply of parts in support of all requirements

  • Plan, prepare, issue and control proposed production schedules and coordinate changes with supplier management to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials is timed to meet need dates

  • Advise management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, materials and services are provided as needed

  • Resolving master schedules and production problems and negotiating lead times

  • Coordinating interdepartmental activity with engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, supplier management, and goods movement to resolve schedule misalignment, business system constraints and requirement inconsistences

  • Validate schedules and expedite the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years (with Bachelor’s) of combined experience in any of the following: Supply Chain; Program Management; Program Scheduling; Program Cost Analysis; Subcontracts Administration; Procurement; Engineering; or Manufacturing Engineering. (7 years’ experience total in lieu of a Bachelor's), or a Master's degree with 1 years of experience)

  • Strong working proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word - Minimum 1 year experience working in SAP (Systems Applications and Products)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain or Engineering - APICS (Association of Production and Inventory Control) Certification

  • Minimum of 1 year experience creating pivot tables in Excel -

  • Proficiency using MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Prior aerospace experience

Salary Range: 67496 - 101244

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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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.