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Material Analyst

Requisition ID: R10046974

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California, 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: 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 Material Analyst (Level 2 or Level 3) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located, on-site in San Diego, CA.

Our team is looking for an individual who will make a difference for themselves and the company in the area of material planning, reporting and coordination for the Subcontracts organization. The individual will report directly into the Subcontracts organization in support of Global Supply Chain for restricted programs out of the San Diego, CA facility.

About Our Team:

As part of the Global Supply Chain function our team enjoys a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaboration across all levels.  We are comfortable in a cooperative environment and play an important role in the overall success of restricted programs.  The subcontracts team is energetic, passionate, and driven to achieve results. This position supports a standard, single-shift, Monday through Friday 9/80 schedule, which gives you every other Friday off to pursue interests outside of work.  Some effort may be required outside of this format as directed by program or customer needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate with other departments as required to validate material availability

  • Manage material status for open requisitions, delivery status and status reporting to functional requestors

  • Support organization and disposition of external supplier status requests for Leadership as needed

  • Supplier onboarding and coordination

  • Support and track supplier closeout activities for the Subcontracts team

  • Coordination between Business Management and Accounts Payable on behalf of Subcontracts organization

  • Maintain material usage reports to support quantity change initiatives

This requisition may be filled at either a Material Analyst or Principal Material Analyst level depending on the qualifications below. 

Basic Qualifications for Material Analyst (Level 2):

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of related work experience or a Master’s degree and 1+ years of work related experience. Note: An additional 4 years of related work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Basic understanding of material planning signals and supply chain concepts

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Skill and experience working with SAP

  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret clearance within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meets its business needs.

  • Ability to obtain a Program Clearance

Basic Qualifications for Principal Material Analyst (Level 3):

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6+ years of related work experience or a Master’s degree and 4+ years of related work experience.  Note: An additional 4 years of work-related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Basic understanding of material planning signals and supply chain concepts

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Skill and experience working with SAP

  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret clearance within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meets its business needs.

  • Ability to obtain a Program Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field

  • APICS certification in supply chain and/or production control

  • Knowledge and use of ERP/MRP systems

  • Active, In scope DoD Secret clearance


Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 USD
Salary Range 2: $83,800 USD - $125,800 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.