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Mgr Supply Chain Programs 1

Requisition ID: R10021038

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Salt Lake City - UT, United States of America
  • 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, 25% 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.

Job Description: 

Directly supervisors a group of Material Planners responsible and accountable for planning and execution of material services for a collection of rocket motor and warhead programs. Acts as a focal point for the Program Management Office (PMO) for the supply chain and coordinates cross-functionally to ensure that all supply chain commitments are met, and that appropriate mitigation plans are developed and executed to address any programmatic risks related to suppliers. Develops the material strategy and leads the activities for GSC in all phases of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP). Leads supply chain Program execution and is accountable for resource planning, material and subcontract cost, forecasting, schedule performance, risk/opportunity management, supplier performance, and supply chain issue resolution. Briefs the PMO and plant management on the status and issues affecting Program cost and schedule performance.

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.  

Position is full time in-person at our Salt Lake City campus.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Acts as the main focal point for the Program Management Office (PMO) for the entire supply chain and coordinates cross-functionally to ensure that all supply chain commitments are met, and that appropriate mitigation plans are developed and executed to address any programmatic risks related to suppliers.
  • Develops the material strategy and leads the activities for GSC in all phases of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP).
  • Ensures that prior to program execution, all elements of the proposed program(s) plans have complete and accurate schedules, budgets, make/buy plans, and procurement and subcontracts strategies.
  • Material cost and schedule management (EAC) using EVMS.
  • Leads supply chain Program execution and is accountable for resource planning, material cost, forecasting, schedule performance, risk/opportunity management, supplier performance, and supply chain issue resolution.
  • Briefs the PMO and executive management on the status and issues affecting Program cost and schedule performance.
  • Cross functional coordination as it pertains to supplier management, specifically with Supplier Quality Engineering (SQE), Procurement, and the IPT
  • Material risk management, including identification, and mitigation planning and execution.
  • Briefs Program and Executive management and Customer on the status and issues affecting Supplier performance and cost.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of supply chain/business management/contracts/program management or Operations experience.
  • 1+ years of team lead and/or people management.
  • Experience with demonstrated leadership and people management skills and with the ability to model and promote a strong sense of engagement, teamwork, and cooperation
  • Understanding of general procurement and subcontract execution workflows
  • Understanding of general manufacturing and purchasing workflows
  • Ability to communicate with multiple levels internal to the organization and externally to vendors
  • Ability to work under limited supervision.  No instructions needed on routine work, and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments
  • Understanding of forecasting and planning with an emphasis on driving execution to need with an emphasis on working knowledge of Plant Scheduling
  • Capable of applying highly analytical approaches to problem solving.
  • Ability to maintain an organized workload and preserve attention to detail
  • Excellent business acumen, problem solving, communication and organizational skills
  • Must be a US citizen and capable to obtain a secret clearance if needed

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree with a minimum of 3+ years of experience working in supply chain management including purchasing and procurement
  • Management experience of 2+ years overseeing a team of 5 or more employees
  • Aerospace and defense experience
  • Understanding of the technical, manufacturing, or supply chain requirements for platforms or systems being delivered to US Government and International customers
  • Experience working in SAP, EVMS, and Tableau systems

Salary Range: 93800 - 140800

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 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) 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 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.


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