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F 35 Supply Chain Programs Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10107672

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager Supply Chain Programs 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our F-35 Global Supply Chain Program Management organization. This leadership role is onsite and located in Space Park - Redondo Beach, CA.

In this role you will be responsible for the strategy, planning, and execution of the GSC statement of work for the Sustainment IPT across all functional homeroom teams.  You will support driving supplier delivery performance, set budget and execution targets, and manage contract performance in support of achieving program financial goals. A successful candidate will be ready to lead multi-disciplined teams in a variety of complex tasks while also developing process improvements and creating the tools necessary for exceptional performance.

Job Description:

  • Own the Supply Chain Program execution of the Spares, Repairs and CR Mods
  • Serve as the primary focal point to the Program Management Office relative to Spares, Repairs and CR Mods discussions
  • Actively lead/participate with the strategy, planning, proposal generation, and execution of all material and services content associated with sustainment contracts
  • Collaborate with the entire supply chain and coordinate cross-functionally to ensure that all F-35 Program objectives are met
  • Acts as the main focal point for the Program Management Office (PMO) for the entire supply chain and coordinates cross-functionally to ensure that all supply chain commitments are met, and that appropriate mitigation plans are developed and executed to address any programmatic risks related to suppliers
  • Develops the material strategy and leads the activities for GSC in all phases of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP)
  • Ensures that prior to program execution, all elements of the proposed program(s) plans have complete and accurate schedules, budgets, make/buy plans, and procurement and subcontracts strategies
  • Leads supply chain Program execution and is accountable for resource planning, material cost, forecasting, schedule performance, risk/opportunity management, supplier performance, and supply chain issue resolution
  • Briefs the PMO and executive management on the status and issues affecting Program cost and schedule performance.
  • Participation in identifying and/or leading affordability projects specific to sustainment material
  • Functional management responsibility to lead, manage, develop, and grow future talent

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with 7 years' experience, OR a Bachelor's degree with 9 years' experience, OR a High school diploma/equivalent with 13 years' experience in Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Project Management and/or similar related industries.
  • Prior experience leading a team, process, and/or project
  • Cost Account Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree
  • SAP experience
  • Subcontracts and/or procurement experience
  • Earned value management certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR
  • Ability to take ownership and makes decisions based on the customer and overall business needs
  • Acts with speed and understands the need to act with a sense of urgency to meet the needs of the business and stakeholders

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.