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Supply Chain Manufacturing Specialist

Requisition ID: R10109840

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Elkton, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

Northrop Grumman is in need of a Supply Chain Manufacturing Specialist to work at its Elkton, Maryland facility.



·        Plans, prepares, and communicates production schedules to effectively drive operational execution

·        Establishes schedule priorities within resources, machines, and equipment

·        Analyzes shop floor demand against capacity

·        Engages with stakeholders to resolve potential conflicts / schedule risk

·        Coordinates product handoff between work center

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to deterring and defeating any adversary, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future. #NGSkills


Basic Qualifications:

·        Must have at least 7 years of experience.  Will consider those with a bachelors degree and 3 years of experience or those with a Masters degree and at least 1year of experience.  Strong preference for those with Supply Chain, Planning, Operations, or Project Management experience.

·        Analytical skills required for determining priorities, lead times, and shop floor schedules.

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include strong presentation, project, and organizational skills.

·        Robust working knowledge within Outlook, Word, Project, Excel (intermediate level or higher) & PowerPoint.

·        Must be a US citizen and have thebility to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance


 Preferred Qualifications:

·        Experience with Earned Value Management a plus.

·        Able to effectively interact in a cross functional group setting, such as Program Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain, Production, Engineering, Quality, and Executives.

·        Able to read and interpret drawings, bills of materials, routings, non-conforming materials reports, and other common manufacturing documents.

·        Ability to evaluate and analyze spreadsheets and data to enable operational decision-making or present clear recommendations to cross functional group, both verbally and in writing.

·        Basic understanding of critical path, value chain, project life cycle, and Theory of Constraints (TOC)

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.