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Supply Chain Planning Specialist

Requisition ID: R10055192

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, 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: 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Supply Chain Planning Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The Supply Chain Planning Specialist will be responsible for the assessment of supply resources; aggregates and prioritizes demand requirements; plans inventory, distribution of requirements, and deliver Production and Spare (Sustainment) requirements identified by the shared work agreement in conjunction with NGC Statistical Dates (contractual) provided by NGC Contracts.

Includes managing in-bound parts from NGC Supply Chain directly related to LMA Outgoing Requirements, including supplier meetings, business system updates and part status. Perform Allocations for distribution through the NLDC including maintaining consolidation file with tracking information, Coordinate MOT Expedite (Air), Create shippers for NLDC to TAI and NLDC to Italy,  Maintain performance metric, Support NLDC Status Meeting (Seko, DFW, Logistics, GM, Export Management), Support/manage special projects to achieve “Best Practice” recognition.

Activities to support this statement of work include but are not limited to: Interface with the Customer, Shortage Reporting, Shortage Meetings (Weekly), Perform Mock Shipper Tests (100%), Create and release Shippers, provide Part Tracking and Status Reporting, SCC Hub coordination, TMS alignment, EEL updates (where applicable), Chair Shipper Log Aging Meeting with internal suppliers. Perform TFE Reconciliation to ensure NRD/LOB Alignment and RPO Coverage. Perform to customer performance metrics: 1.) Performance to Contract (Primary); 2.) Performance to LMA Need Date; 3.) ECD Accuracy.

Basic/Preferred Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 years, Master's degree with 1 year, or a High School diploma/Equivalent with 7 years
  • Experience in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, and/or Business Management.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite particularly in Excel (with Pivot tables and V-lookups) and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP or MRP systems

Leveling Factors:

Knowledge, Skills and Ability – Frequent use and general knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards. General application of concepts, and principles. Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform moderately complex professional tasks.

Problem Solving – Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Discretion/Latitude – Works under only very general supervision. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.

Impact – Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals. Errors in judgement or failure to achieve results would normally require a moderate expenditure of resources to rectify.

Liaison – Frequent internal company and external contacts. Represents organization on specific projects. May make presentations to small groups.

Salary range: $68,100 - $102,100


Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 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 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.