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Manager Supply Chain 2

Requisition ID: R10094697

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Northridge, 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
  • 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.

Summary of Position:

This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. Your Mission, execute strategic initiatives that align with the overall Business Plan and the Supply Chain goals and objectives. Accountable for reviewing, vetting and generating documents to support complex objectives, future purchases, including requests for quotes, bids, proposals, complex one-time orders, and complex multi-term orders in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Develop a team that can implement projects to meet cost and affordability objectives. Review suppliers' capability, capacity, and overall financial standing. Apply standard Aerospace & Defense purchasing / procurement methodology to spend categories to achieve organizational objectives, best value for the enterprise, and achievement of target return on investments (ROI). Works very closely with internal customers to: identify sourcing needs; conduct buy/market profiles; define acceptable service levels. Develops sourcing strategies; solicits / analyzes request for proposals; negotiates contracts and coordinates supplier integration plan with internal customers. Monitors market dynamics and communicates changes that affect internal customer needs.

May consider hybrid telework for this position.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree AND 7+ years of related experience that includes a background in Supply Chain Management and/or Program/Project/Business Management, OR a Master’s degree AND 5+ years of experience that includes a background in Supply Chain Management and/or Program/Project/Business Management (Prefer – A&D industry experience)
  • Manage a team of supply chain professionals and oversee all aspects of Supply Chain for the Organizational Unit, delivering status reports, acts with a sense of urgency in response to crucial requirements, applying supply chain knowledge and experience to successfully navigate high paced and high level expectations
  • Ability to establish long-term agreements, teaming agreements, blanket agreements, vendor managed inventory (VMI), and negotiate favorable terms and conditions
  • Responsible for all phases of the Subcontract and procurement including, business case for make or buy decisions, requests for quotes/proposals, source selection, negotiation strategy, cost accountability, and delivery performance.
  • Lead & support CostPoint enhancements & testing of new software (e.g. Supplier Portal, Content Management, DFAR Flowdown, etc)
  • Assign and monitor team workloads to ensure efficient and effective execution
  • Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations.
  • Leadership point of contact for suppliers and internal stakeholders to escalate issues or concerns that require resolution to ensure supplier and program success
  • Participates with GSC compliance, subcontract professionals and leadership to give feedback and recommendations for subcontract policies and procedures as needed.
  • Provide guidance and training to ensure professionals are performing to or exceeding the expectation of their position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in supply chain management on a major program
  • Experience in executing supplier agreements (ie: LTA’s, T&C’s, VMI, etc)
  • Master Degree in Business, Global Supply Chain, or Project Management
  • Demonstrated experience in interfacing seamlessly with functional teams, customers, and major subcontract parts in an IPT structure.
  • Experience with make or buy strategies and transfers of work
  • Strong familiarity with aerospace & defense requirements and the supporting
  • Significant experience conducting oral presentations to senior leadership

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.