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Manager, Supply Chain/Materials Requirement Planning 2

Requisition ID: R10093831

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location Location: Palmdale, CA, USA   |  El Segundo, CA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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.

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman’s Aeronautics Systems Sector is currently hiring a Supply Chain Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse, individuals in the GSC Planning, Requirements & Delivery organization. This position ideally will be located in Palmdale, CA; but may be able to be based in our El Segundo, CA office.

In this role, the selected candidate will:

  • Ensure vertical and horizontal integration of Global Supply Chain Schedules through strategic planning and execution
  • Provide early visibility into industry constraints and supplier performance hindering our ability to meet/exceed our contractual commitments
  • Integrate metrics requirements for the Requirements Planning Team
  • Communicate program schedule deviations and ensure all impacts are coordinated with internal/external customers prior to implementation and execution
  • Identify industry constraints driving schedule impacts in our supply base and incorporate mitigation plans to strategically partner with our external suppliers to be successful
  • Lead a team of individuals in a dynamic, fast-paced Program environment with responsibilities including rapid requirements execution, standard parts ordering, scrap/spare/replacement planning and serve as a GSC liaison to the Program Operations and GSC Execution IPTs

The successful candidate must be able to:

  • Deal effectively with competing priorities and deadlines and manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment while demonstrating a professional attitude
  • Demonstrate excellent business acumen, problem solving, communication and organizational skills 
  • Lead and influence internal and external customers
  • Model and promote a strong sense of engagement, teamwork and cooperation

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

Job Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree AND 5 years’ of related professional and/or military experience that includes a background in Supply Chain, OR a Master’s degree AND 3 years’ of related professional and/or military experience that includes a background in Supply Chain, OR a High School Diploma/GED AND 9 years’ of related professional and/or military experience that includes a background in Supply Chain.
  • Must have at least 1 year prior experience leading a team, project or process.
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience with SAP systems and Bills of Materials.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance that is in-scope (granted or renewed within the last 6 years) (to apply/start).
  • Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Supply Chain or Business Administration
  • Experience with Advanced Planning and Material Requirements Planning
  • Current Special Program Access

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

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k with matching
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Employee Resource and Community Groups
  • Career and professional growth opportunities
  • Paid Time Off + Innovative Holiday schedule
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

Northrop Grumman is committed to helping our employees thrive in life. Offering a Total Rewards package with a wide variety of options to help our employees feel supported and offer plans to fit a range of needs.

This position reports to Palmdale, CA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from El Segundo, CA, CA, USA.

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.