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Manager Supply Chain 2

Requisition ID: R10096821

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Mission Systems has an opening for a Manager Supply Chain 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in San Diego, California. Hybrid work can be considered.

We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.


  • Lead a team of planning specialists who are responsible for planning, procuring, tracking and receiving material in support of the Network Solutions Business Unit.
  • Train and guide employees in keeping with all Northrop Grumman Values.
  • Serve as program-facing supply chain lead for monthly business rhythm meetings such as the Business Area Review (BAR), Intranet Program Review System (IPRS), Internal Program Reviews (IPMR's), etc.
  • Gather, report and ensure accuracy of financial forecasting data as it pertains to supply chain content including material receipts and estimates at completion (EAC's).
  • Lead the supply chain team in executing best practices and measuring performance through agreed upon Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). 
  • Lead supply chain risk and opportunity management strategies.
  • Work with suppliers to develop strategic relationships, resolve issues and drive high levels of performance in cost, quality and schedule.
  • Find cost-effective solutions for supply chain processes.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years or master’s degree with 7+ years of relevant experience in either supply chain, business management or closely related.
  • Strong Excel and analytical skills.
  • Ability to regularly present information to senior level leadership.
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
  • Passion for leading teams, problem solving and collaboration.
  • Ability to create and maintain trusted relationships with internal and external customers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a supervisory position.
  • Control Account Manager (CAM) certification.
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) experience, especially SAP.

Salary Range: $122,200 USD - $183,400 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.