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Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 2) / Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 3)

Requisition ID: R10112839

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (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 Space Sector is seeking a Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 2) or Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 3) to join our team in Redondo Beach, CA. PT remote work may be available.

Join a diverse workforce engaged in supporting large, complex, and challenging national defense programs that secure our nation and its allies. The Space Surveillance and Environmental Intelligence Operating nit seeks a highly motivated individual to provide responsible advice and counsel on a wide range of supply chain planning items as a valued member of the Supply chain team.

The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of planning items, provide administrative support within the department and be responsible for developing solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity under very general supervision.

Ability to collaborate with program managers and other multi-functional teams is a must to ensure delivery of compliant products and services within the technical parameters, cost, and schedules required.

Successful candidate will be required to make decisions in a timely manner, multi-task, have strong interpersonal skills, as well as the temperament to work in a fast paced environment.

In Detail, the Planning Specialist will:

  • Define and develop 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-Material (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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3 years of experience; 1 year with a Master’s for a level 2

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of experience; 4 years with a Master’s for a level 3

Salary Range: $70,200 USD - $105,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $86,300 USD - $129,500 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.