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Principal Material Requirements Planning Control Analyst

Requisition ID: R10113130

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Manhattan Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 2

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.

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’s Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider satellite payloads and directed energy solutions for national security, military, and human exploration missions. We are built on a strong heritage of innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products our customers and nation rely on our team to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

SSSD has an opening for a Principal Material Requirements Planning Control Analyst (Level 3) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located at our Space Park facility in Redondo Beach, California.

Roles and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Providing material management and analysis support of complex programs.

  • Coordinating and supporting development of material requirements among multiple subsystem Control Account Managers (CAMs) and programs.

  • Developing program integrated Bills of Material, support definition and validation of program material requirements, and support material/production planning to enable the efficient approval of purchase requisitions.

  • Interacting with Engineering, Purchasing, Stock Room, Receiving Inspection, Operations, and other departments to provide accurate status of material availability requirements for meeting program integration schedules.

  • Developing subject matter expertise in the Material and Subcontract Management aspects of the Earned Value Management System guidelines.

  • Supporting program Earned Value Management processes through development and maintenance of material cost and schedule forecasts from initial planning through execution.

  • Developing baseline cost and schedule plans, including definition of material work packages and planning packages including material categorization and assignment of applicable earned value measurement techniques.

  • Supporting integration of material requirements into program integrated Master Schedules.

  • Providing reporting of program material status and analysis of material variances to plan and other applicable metrics.

  • Implementing internal and customer driven budget changes and contract change implementation.

  • Providing process training and support internal and external EVMS surveillance.

  • Supporting Material Management and Accounting and Government Property Management System processes through development of subject matter expertise, delivery of training, and oversight of material related business and procurement processes to ensure conformance with program contractual requirements.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of relevant experience in material planning, logistics, supply chain, or procurement – OR – a Master’s degree with 3+ years of related professional experience – OR – High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D) plus 9 years of combined applicable experience.

  • Familiarity with Earned Value Management.

  • Proficient at creating plans in Solumina.

  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point).

  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.  US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current and active Top Secret clearance.

  • Familiarity with supply chain processes, material planning, or material management and control.

Salary Range: $78,500 USD - $117,700 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.