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SDS Director 2 Supply Chain Programs – Secret clearance (Roy, UT)

Requisition ID: R10061258

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, 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, 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 Systems s seeking a Supply Chain Director 2 for our Roy, UT location.

The Director of Supply Chain Programs for the Strategic Deterrent Systems Division (SDS) will lead a diverse team of experienced Directors and Managers of Supply Chain Programs responsible for major subcontractors and/or major subcontracted systems, as well as complex Bills of Material (BOMs).  This director’s responsibilities include collaborating with senior level division, BU, and program executive leadership to understand business requirements and identify and manage the needs for subcontracts and material across the portfolio’s programs.   Responsibilities will include planning, negotiations, risk management and functional performance, managing key subcontractor cost, schedule, technical and quality performance. This position reports to Senior Director of Operations for SDS.

  • Responsible and accountable for the capture/proposal, strategy, material finance/CAM management, and execution of all material and services content for SDS
  • 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
  • Responsible GSC leader of professionals within SDS
  • Develops the material strategy and leads the activities for GSC in all phases of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP).
  • Provide differentiated and affordable supply chain solutions for existing programs and new business pursuits
  • 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
  • Implement strategies and actions to ensure timely delivery of materials and subcontract services in support of program needs
  • Drive continuous improvements in supply chain/subcontracts related processes via collaboration with other functions, programs, and the extended supply chain
  • Ensure compliance with the wide range of regulatory and other requirements and achieve supplier diversity requirements
A successful candidate in this role will demonstrate:
  • Ability to create and maintain trusted relationships with internal and external customers
  • Success in leading and developing cross functional teams
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, with all levels of management and individual contributors

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience (or 10 years with a Masters) in defense or aerospace systems and/or management in development or production projects
  • 5+ years leading and/or managing teams
  • Advanced knowledge of supply chain management techniques, practices or theories
  • Experience in managing programs or subcontracts in excess of $50M, inclusive of cost-type contracts
  • Demonstrated success in leading managers and/or professionals to achieve projects cost, performance, and schedule requirements
  • Must have an active and current DoD Secret clearance
  • Ability to travel domestically, up to 25% of the time
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance.
  • Demonstrated experience in supply chain management on a major program
  • Experience in working with capture teams in developing and submitting competitive and compliant major proposals, including teaming strategies and complex subcontracting strategies
  • Experience with a broad range of supply chain issues including risk management, terms and conditions, negotiations, contract types (fixed price and cost type), and post award management
  • Rigorous knowledge of metrics, performance tracking, Earned Value Management and data integrity

Salary Range: $186,700 USD - $280,100 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.