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Manager Supply Chain Programs 2 (SCI/SSBI Required to Start)

Requisition ID: R10105504

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SCI
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Division offers exciting opportunities for individuals looking to take part in the development and deployment of cutting-edge space technologies. With a focus on innovation, the Space Division is a leader in designing, building, and launching satellites, space vehicles, and related systems for government and commercial customers. Working in this dynamic environment requires a team of highly skilled and motivated professionals who are eager to explore the possibilities of space exploration.

If you are interested in becoming part of the Space Division team, we have an opening for a Global Supply Chain Program Manager Level 2 for our Redondo Beach, CA location. Role reports to a Director, Global Supply Chain Programs, within the Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD). 

This position requires the incumbent to possess an active SCI/SSBI clearance.

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Supporting Frontend Program Activities; provide GSC inputs to program proposal activities including ECPs, NTEs, BPEs, and REAs
  • Helps to create and mature acquisition plan using:
    • Set-Back Schedules based on Required On Dock Dates (RODD)
    • Look at risk factors (industry knowledge, Supplier Management ratings (SAMS/Scorecards), Commodity Engineering capacity reports etc.) to identify acquisition risks and effectively bring those to the appropriate levels of attention via the Risk/Opportunity process
    • Help develop “no kidding” design freeze date cutoffs in order to account for GSC acquisition span times (supplier and GSC processing)
  • Effectively tracking and managing material through the GSC processes; presentations and concise reporting/tracking of issues to IPTs & Program Office
  • Support Project reviews, risk mitigation, parts obsolescence, Material status, IPT reviews, Configuration Change Board support etc.
  • Problem solver that effectively works with cross functional/org teams
  • Experienced in dynamic environments where there may have been schedule changes, part failures, design changes, testing failures etc.
  • Support Control Account Managers

Basic Qualifications:

  • An active SCI/SSBI clearance required
  • Self-motivated/proactive, organized, responsive, reliable, flexible, and detail-oriented
  • Desire to work cooperatively within a team of other senior GSCPMs and contribute
  • Ability to develop, utilize, and apply data analytic tools (e.g. Tableau)
  • Basic knowledge & familiarity with SAP
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years of Project Management, Supply Chain, or Engineering experience or Master's Degree and 6 years of Project Management, Supply Chain, or Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in SAP
  • Experience supporting large & unique aerospace programs
  • Demonstrated flexibility and agility, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines
  • Experience and/or familiarity with key Northrop Grumman GSC functions including Advanced Planning (AP), Material Requirements Planning (MRP), and Parts Management Integration (PMI)

Salary Range: $134,600 USD - $201,800 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.