Staff Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 5/Lead)

Requisition ID: 21007808

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Virtual Posting, Los Angeles
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes – May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. 
 
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently hiring for a Lead Supply Chain Planning Specialist to join our Tactical Space Division’s Global Supply Chain team. The person hired into this role can be fully remote with occasional travel, or can sit on site at our Dulles, VA facility.
Job Duties:
  • Defines and develops material strategy. 
  • Responsible for the assessment of supply resources; aggregates and prioritizes demand requirements; plans inventory, distribution requirements, production, material and rough-cut capacity for all products. 
  • Participates 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. 
  • Analyzes and aggregates supply / demand requirements.
  • Analyzes purchase material supply/demand position using Material Requirements Planning (MRP) tools.
  • Plans inventory levels based on dependent and independent Bill-of-Materials (BOM) requirements.
  • Assesses rough-cut capacity for current and short-term manufacturing requirements. 
  • Creates/reduces supply requirements based on inventory adjustments.
  • Participates in long-term capacity and resource planning to ensure proper scheduling of new product line phase-ins as well as existing product line phase-outs. 
  • Interfaces with Source process area regarding inventory levels, working capital and other areas as needed. Creates/releases requisitions
  • Receives/reviews requirements for non-standard parts. Analyzes lead times and identifies critical path procurements.

Basic Qualifications: 
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited university and 15 or more years of supply chain, planning, or closely related experience; OR a master's degree and 13 or more years of supply chain, planning, or closely related experience; 4 additional years of supply chain experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience with Costpoint or similar ERP system
  • MS Office including Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Supply chain experience for an aerospace and/or defense company
     
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 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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