Principal Business Planning Analyst-20003792

Location: Clearfield
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.


No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike.  For us, its about more than just performing.  It means realizing the values that define us:  responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide.  These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.


Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems, builds and delivers aviation-related systems to customers around the world. We push the boundaries of innovation, and drive advances in various sciences. Come be a part of our mission!


Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Business Planning Analyst based out of Clearfield, UT.

What Youll get to Do:

Program planning efforts of an organizations activities. Develops information on budget status, workforce level, equipment availability, and other company capabilities. Determines customer requirements and translates these requirements into organizational plans. Leads analytical and intelligence-gathering function that is responsible for driving the Sales Inventory Operations Planning (SIOP) process through the organization.


Leads cross functional meetings with sales, program managers, production leaders, buyers, material planners, finance, customer service, and senior leadership monthly. Responsible for driving sales forecast and customer demand accuracy using SIOP and Deltek Costpoint ERP to create and maintain accurate production forecasts that maximize customer satisfaction and ensure inventory is at optimum levels. Define and lead the Aerospace Structures (AS) Sales, Inventory and Planning (SIOP) function within the system enterprise and all Centers of Excellence (COEs).  Drive protocols and practices to standardize specific program master schedules that define resource needs, capacity constraints and measureable milestones against which the enterprise will perform. 


Ensure alignment with specific Earned Value measurement milestones and establish standard tracking mechanisms to measure performance. Excellent working knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems. Excellent working knowledge of ERP and MRP systems and interactions, most specifically CostPoint. Utilize continuous improvement tools such as Lean Six Sigma. Ensure full compliance with Government purchasing requirements/regulations and Northrop Grumman policy.


Interfacing with program management, Value Stream Organizations, and project managers and other departments regarding supply chain requirements. Prepare correspondence, and reports regarding SIOP matters.  Manage and monitor all aspects of SIOP key milestone and executive reporting. Assess current organizational construct and be a champion for change management. Excellent working knowledge of ERP and MRP systems and interactions, most specifically CostPoint.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.


Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.


Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


Youll Bring These Qualifications:
  • BS or BA in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, or Accounting with a minimum of five years Supply Chain experience.
  • Experience in ERP/MRP
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Project & Excel
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • 5 or more years in SIOP relevant experience.
What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.   Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development

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.

Job ID: 20003792

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 flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required
No - Teleworking not available for this position