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Sr Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist

Requisition ID: R10098820

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • 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.

In summary, this role is essentially a material/supplier focused Program Manager role with responsibilities ranging from material budgets to supplier management. A person working this role will be expected to manage supply chain activities from development to production while also tracking and forecasting material and labor budgets. This includes regular forecasting on program material expenditure, labor and overall schedule performance using Earned Value Management. As a Supply Chain Planner you are in charge of working/managing cross-functional teams to ensure suppliers execute in alignment with program schedule, engineering requirements and your material budget. This position is to be worked out of our Sunnyvale, CA facility with a hybrid option.

Roles And Responsibilities

  • Ensuring consistent Material Finance reporting on program material
  • Responsible for working with other planners, engineers, and program representatives to forecast material costs.
  • Responsible for creating a material baseline and working with Business Management to meet monthly Earned Value requirements, variance reporting, and Rout cause and corrective actions.
  • Responsible for providing Monthly Current Material Estimates at completions (CME's)
  • Monthly Material receipts forecasts
  • Analyzes and aggregates supply/demand requirements
  • 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
  • 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
  • Communicate with suppliers for lead times, and delivery times. Actively resolves and communicates and works to resolve issues
  • Receives/reviews requirements for non-standard parts
  • Analyzes lead times and identifies critical path procurements
  • Responsible for forecasting material receipt

Basic qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of supply chain, business management, program management or related or a Master’s Degree and 8+ years of supply chain, business management, program management or related

- U.S. Citizenship is required

- The ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance is preferred

- Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite with expertise in MS Excel

- Proficient in the use of SAP

- Demonstrate success in managing complex problems related to program execution

Preferred Qualifications:

- Financial background

- Program Management Team

- Earned Value Management, Return To Greens, Forecasting and Variance Analysis

Salary Range: $107,000 USD - $160,600 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.