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Supply Chain Planning Specialist

Requisition ID: R10110458

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Linthicum, MD, 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) to join our Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) team in Linthicum, MD. This role is coded as a Hybrid assignment, meaning 1-2 days in the office each week and the other days may be worked remote.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Oversee all Supply Chain Management activities needed to meet program requirements and maintain link between various Supply Chain functions, including Purchasing/Sub-Contracts, Logistics, and Production Control

  • Review and understand supplier proposals

  • Review Shop Orders and support execution through material receipt

  • Define and develop material strategy for various development programs

  • Understand/ensure the overarching goals of the division as well as the GSC organization are being supported

  • Maintain strong business acumen and ability to operate in a fast-paced development environment that consists of leading-edge technology suppliers and non-traditional supply base.

  • Maintain material visibility and oversight while managing supplier delivery against Program schedule

  • Understand, track, and communicate Supplier performance versus their scope of work with emphasis on identifying areas of risk, opportunity, or critical importance

  • Identify and mitigate program risks as they pertain to material requirements

  • Identify areas of opportunity for process improvement and support implementation

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of Supply Chain, Business Management or other related experience, or 1+ years with a Master’s

  • High level of proficiency in MS Office suite

  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS Security Clearance

  • Previous experience in Supply Chain, Business or Operations, or financial planning

  • Experience in Federal and Defense contracting requirements including ITAR, DOS licenses, FAR and DFARS.

  • Proficiency in SAP

  • Ability to be agile and work in a fast-paced engineering environment

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and communicate priorities effectively

Salary Range: $67,000 USD - $100,400 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.