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Supply Chain Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10099557

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Plymouth, MN, 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, 25% 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.

This position is for a Manager of Materials Program Managers (MPMs) working with the Ammunition Operating Units of the Armament Systems Business Unit.  In addition to overseeing a staff of 6-8 individuals, this Manager will also be responsible for being the Materials Program Manager for a couple smaller Ammunition programs.  This manager’s responsibilities include collaborating with senior level division, BU, and program leadership to understand business requirements. Responsibilities will include planning, negotiations, risk management and functional performance, managing key subcontractor cost, schedule, technical and quality performance.  This position will report to the Senior Purchasing Manager overseeing all Materials Program Managers for all Plymouth Operations. 

  • Oversees 6-8 Materials Program Managers (direct reports).

  • Develops the acquisition/sourcing strategies across the Ammunition portfolio.

  • Leads supply chain Program execution and is accountable for resource planning, material cost, schedule performance, risk/opportunity management, supplier performance, and supply chain issue resolution.

  • Participates in critical supplier/subcontractor negotiations.

  • Conducts program reviews with various functional teams; i.e. supply chain, quality, engineering, finance, etc.

  • Ensures the program performs within the established program cost, schedule, and quality requirements.  

  • Responsible to ensure compliance to FAR/DFAR requirements for the supply chain aspects of the programs.

Basic Qualifications: 

1. Position requires a minimum of 14 years of experience.  Will consider a Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering and/or technical discipline and a minimum of 10 years’ experience (or 8 years with a Masters) in defense or aerospace systems and/or management in development or production projects.
2. Advanced knowledge of supply chain management techniques, practices or theories gained through wide seasoning and/or special development.  Typically a broad functional knowledge.
3. Demonstrated success in leading managers and/or professionals to achieve projects cost, performance, and schedule requirements.
4. Demonstrated ability to create and maintain trusted relationships with internal and external customers.
5. Demonstrated success in leading and developing cross functional teams.
6. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, with all levels of management and individual contributors.
7. Ability to travel domestically (10%-20%)
8. U.S citizen

9. Strong analytical skills and program financial understanding (P&Ls, EACs, etc.).

10. Ability to come into the office 2-3 days a week.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Demonstrated experience in supply chain management on a major program.
2. Master’s Degree in a Business or Technical field.

3. 5 years of experience Managing people.
4. Demonstrated experience in interfacing seamlessly with functional teams, customers and major subcontractors in an IPT structure

5. Experience working with the FAR/DFAR

Salary Range: $116,600 USD - $175,000 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.