iReturn Buyer/Planner

Requisition ID: 21011530

  • Category IconCategory: Administrative Services
  • Location IconLocation: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. 
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for a highly motivated iReturn Buyer/Planner to join its team of qualified, dedicated, and diverse professionals in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The qualified applicant will join a cohort of employees re-entering the workforce after a career break of at least two years. This cohort will receive special on-boarding designed to provide an effective re-entry into the workforce. iReturn℠ provides experienced professionals with a 12-week "returnship" to prepare for a full-time career in one of several fields at Northrop Grumman through training, professional development and networking opportunities. Qualified applicants will join a cohort of employees returning to the workforce after a 2+ career break for this "returnship" program that focuses on giving you a seamless transition back into the workforce. This cohort program will approximately run from August - November and prepare candidates for an effective re-entry into the workforce. Upon completion of the program, candidates will be eligible for full-time roles with the company.  Learn more about the iReturn program here .
The successful candidate will define and develop material strategy to meet manufacturing and quality requirements for various programs.  Duties will include:  Responsibility for the assessment of supply resources; aggregating and prioritizing demand requirements; and evaluating production, material and rough-cut capacity for all products. He/she will participate in make/buy process, long-term capacity and resource planning; product phase-in/phase-out, manufacturing ramp-up, end-of-life management and product-line management. Utilizing MRP tools, the successful candidate will analyze supply / demand requirements, monitor inventory levels based on dependent and independent Bill-of-Materials (BOM) requirements, and help maintain accurate material lead times. A key element of this position is the ability to communicate effectively with multiple functional areas, such as Procurement, Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, and Program Management.  This includes oral and written presentations.  This individual will also work with suppliers to ensure on time delivery at required quality levels for critical component material.  The ability to collaborate with multiple functions and persons is essential.   This position is a dynamic and vital job within the Northrop Grumman organization.  

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or Business Management.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in either supply chain and/or business management and a current career break of at least two years
  • Fluency/experience with MS Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.
Preferred Qualifications:
  •  APICS or ISM Certification in Supply Chain Management
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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