Mgr Supply Chain 2

Requisition ID: R10024267

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Sunnyvale - CA, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time 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.

Responsible for activities and knowledge within multiple disciplines across the Supply Chain process. Participates in various aspects of supply chain process areas: Supply Chain-Plan, Supply Chain-Source, Supply Chain-Make, Supply Chain-Deliver as well as Supply Chain-Operations. Exhibits end-to-end supply chain competency and manages one or more Supply Chain functions (Planning, Sourcing, Small Business/Disadvantaged Programs, Supplier Quality, Warehouse & Transportation, Analytics, Compliance, Systems, etc.).

  • The Global Supply Chain (GSC) Proposal Manager directs all aspects and phases of the proposal process from inception through submission;
  • Develops the material strategy and leads the activities for Marine Systems in all phases of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP) in conjunction with the respective GSC program personnel;
  • Responsible for the Quality, Cost and timely Delivery of proposal product submission;
    Drives innovation and continuous improvement within the Supply Chain Management function to include process documentation and training;
  • Ensures that prior to program execution, all elements of the proposed program(s) plans have complete and accurate baseline schedules, budgets, make/buy plans, and procurement and subcontracts strategies;
  • Develops program staffing plans and approach to support the labor basis of estimates to support supply chain’s program execution;
  • Directs the work of Employees assigned to the proposal team area of responsibility;
    Performs Performance Evaluations and reviews. Provides coaching and mentoring to team;
  • Acts as the main focal point for the entire supply chain and coordinates with the PMO Proposal Manager and other cross-functional teams 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;
  • Provide continuous status on supplier quote receipts, material pricing, overall supplier risks, supply chain labor estimates and issues affecting the proposal development and impact to timely submission;
  • Provide assessment of program proposed material content for forecasting dependencies and risks contributing to performance and variance in predictability to develop supplier risk matrix (incremental funding, contractual alignments, engineering risk, supplier capability/process, etc.)
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders (PMO, Business Management, GSC, Suppliers) to ensure proposed material pricing and supplier selection is in alignment with performance dependencies and identification of alignment gaps are well communicated;
  • Coordinate with Strategic Sourcing Team for supplier selection and long-term strategy as well as close collaboration with Subcontract Management Team on pricing strategy;
  • Brief the executive management during various gate reviews to include internal non-advocate reviews and independent cost estimates;
  • Assist is all post proposal submission activities such as fact-finding, negotiations and cost and pricing data submission;
  • Upon contract award, support transition to program team for execution with assistance on proposal development and assumptions to aid in baseline efforts.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 9+ years’ experience in supply chain, business management or other related field

• 3+ years of prior experience leading a team/process/project

• Understanding of general procurement and subcontract execution workflows

• Understanding of general manufacturing and purchasing workflows

• U.S citizen and ability to obtain US Government Secret clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering and/or technical discipline

• Demonstrated experience in supply chain management on a major program in defense and/or management in development or production projects

• Direct experience interfacing with executive leadership

• SAP experience

• Knowledge of Earned Value Management

• Demonstrated experience in interfacing seamlessly with cross functional teams, suppliers, customers and major subcontract parts

Salary Range: 118600 - 178000

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 ( 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 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?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.