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Mgr Supply Chain 1

Requisition ID: R10031470

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Rocket Center, West Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Not Applicable (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 is in need of a Manager 1 of Supply Chain at its Alleghany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) location in Rocket Center, WV.

 Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

  • Ensures a safe working environment is maintained at all times.
  • Provides direction and motivates employees on a project basis, guided by established practices and precedents.
  • Interprets, executes, and makes modifications to practices that affect his or her direct reports.
  • Schedules work, leads, develops, and trains direct reports while maintaining positive working relationships.
  • Administers and complies with union contract, trains new employees and new processes obtained for the group.
  • Provides sound judgement and ensures overall quality of work and efficiency of the department.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and interpersonal skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills with excellent follow-up.
  • Will operate passenger vehicles to transport materials on company property.
  • Form partnerships and act as an agent between Shipping Department and other functional groups.

Other Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

  • Lead internal and external audits for the Shipping Department.
  • Oversee employees, processes and equipment in Supply Chain warehouses including
  • Powder Service – perform and/or oversee the receipt, issuing and delivery of product throughout plant.
  • Electric Fuzes (432B) – oversee Supply Chain functions and provide support to operations.
  • Perform receiving duties such as: auditing, preparing, and verifying paperwork.
  • Assist with inbound and outbound carrier traffic coordination.
  • Conduct and/or represent Supply Chain at daily SQDEC’s.
  • Maintain accurate inventory counts, assist with random auditing, requesting adjustments as needed to correct discrepancies.
  • Provide coverage for other Supply Chain supervision.
  • Coordinates interdepartmental activities as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree with 6+ years’ experience, Masters Degree with 4+ years’ experience or 10+ years of experience within the Supply Chain specifically the traffic coordination field.
  • Experience in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). 
  • Experience with one or more transportation management systems.
  • Must be a US citizen and have the ability to obtain a Security Clearance (required).
  • Current on DOT regulations.
  • Excellent attendance record with ability to work flexible hours to meet overtime requirements.
  • Experience in Costpoint, Cognos and Solumina preferred.


Salary Range: $85,400 USD - $128,000 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.