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Prncpl Supply Chain Plng Spec

Requisition ID: R10058184

  • 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: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

The Global Supply Chain (GSC) organization is looking for a driven individual for a Supply Chain Planning Specialist (SCPS) role.  The SCPS position is in a growing organization to support the CNI Operating Unit (OU).  The position helps define and develop material strategy for the programs.  The candidate should have a general understanding of SCM principles - materials management, procurement, subcontracts, cost budgets, supplier quality, production, and logistics. This role will encompass supply chain responsibilities from the inception of a program in the proposal phase to the end of a program’s period of performance.  In proposal phase, the SCPS will work with the Program team during the pricing of all material requirements, prepare proposal pricing inputs and support the team in the development of supplier capabilities, risk profiles, and presentations. In execution phase, the SCPS will act as the Program Management Organization (PMO) liaison on behalf of the entire SCM organization who is responsible to monitor and provide status of material deliveries, mitigate schedule and quality risks, and build relationships with the supply base.  This position will involve Control Account Management (CAM) financial and schedule responsibilities which includes Earned Value Management (EVM) tracking, Intranet Program Review System (IPRS) reporting, and implementing Return to Green (RTG) plans.  The candidate should possess exceptional writing skills, and should feel comfortable presenting to upper management.

This position is in San Diego, CA.

 Basic Qualifications: 

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and SAP
  • 6+ years of experience in supply chain, operations, business management or related field with Bachelors; 4+ years with Masters
  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain government security clearance


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 4+ years demonstrated success/problem solving skills in supply chain, business management, operations, logistics, engineering or program management
  • Demonstrated leadership success and ability to influence team members, interact with peers and all levels of management in the organization

Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $126,000 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

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.

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.