Search All Jobs

Supply Chain Planning Specialist 2/3

Requisition ID: R10047400

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location Icon Location: Roy, UT, USA   |  Huntsville, AL, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

The Supply Chain Planning Specialist will have responsibility and authority to manage all materials and services for an integrated program team (IPT).  The successful candidate will manage the definition of program outsourcing requirements and will be the IPT focal point for material-related program objectives (cost, schedule, quality), while managing and communicating material risks and opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Convey to the Global Supply Chain Program Manager and IPT a full understanding of the materials acquisition and subcontractor requirements and plan.
  • Lead the IPT to achieve material-related program objectives (cost, schedule, quality), while managing material risks and opportunities.
  • Ensure program budget, materials availability, and quality objectives are met by managing and directing the activities of IPT members, the Procurement Team and external suppliers and customers.
  • Develop and communicate material acquisition and subcontractor management objectives and strategies.
  • Manage the Make/Buy process
  • Manage material risks and obsolescence
  • Track and forecast in support of program Financial objectives (budget performance, sales and EBIT)
  • Identify and promptly communicate all deficiencies and deviations from plan and assure and manage actions required to correct them.

This position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for Level 2:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited university and 3 or more years of supply chain, material planning, or closely related experience; OR a master's degree and 1 or more years of supply chain, material planning, or closely related experience
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system
  • MS Office including Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Basic Qualifications for Level 3:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited university and 6 or more years of supply chain, material planning, or closely related experience; OR a master's degree and 4 or more years of supply chain, material planning, or closely related experience
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system
  • MS Office including Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

Prior work experience in Aerospace & Defense

Prior work experience with SAP

Master’s Degree in related field

Secret Clearance

This position reports to Roy, UT, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Huntsville, AL, USA.


Salary Range: $58,800 USD - $88,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $72,400 USD - $108,600 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.



Apply Now

Search All Jobs

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.