Supply Chain Planning Spec-20005683

Location: Redondo Beach
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 3
Shift : 1st Shift

This position is responsible for providing program support on-site at Northrop Grumman Supplier. This role resides in the GSC Planning, Requirements, and Delivery Organization. Assist the program in the integration of functions, ensuring information flow- and key communication links are defined and working within programs across our functions. Furthermore, define what information, data set, should be regularly communicated across these links, such as Independent Demands, Jobs/Parts expedited, pressed inside Lead Times. Identify and implement strategies for GSC to get more proactive internally and externally, to prevent crises among the supply base and shortages.

In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:
  • Ensure vertical and horizontal integration of Global Supply Chain Schedules through strategic planning and execution.
  • Providing visibility and being able to effectively communicate performance reporting, status, issues and corrective actions to internal management team
    • Integrate process measurement, metrics requirements, and visibility reporting of supplier sub-tier planning and operations
  • Provide early visibility into industry constraints and supplier performance hindering our ability to meet/exceed our contractual commitments. 
  • On-site support for suppliers managing multiple internal contracts. Travel 50%-70% of the time.
  • Develops and facilitates appropriate customer interfaces to support Requirements Planning and Delivery, GSC functional homeroom and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Implements the Risk Management process at the Global Supply Chain level and supports Risk Management at the Program level.
  • Provides planning and integration for the proposal process for Requirements Planning and Delivery organization.
  • Establishing objectives utilizing performance measurements and key metrics from a sector perspective
  • Ensures Requirements Planning and Delivery processes are clear, documented, integrated, and support the organizational charters. Ensures the functions are in compliance with documented plans and process requirements. 
The successful candidate must be able to: 
  • Deal effectively with competing priorities and deadlines and manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment while demonstrating a professional attitude
  • Respect and adhere to policies and guidelines set forth at our suppliers while on-site
  • Lead and influence internal and external customers
This is a remote position and travels up to 75% with occassional travel to different NG Aeronautics sites across the United States.


 Basic Qualifications: 
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and 3 years, a Master's Degree and 1 year, or in lieu of degree relevant combined work experience in any of the following: Business; Supply Chain; Program Management; Project Management; Program Scheduling; Program Cost Analysis; Subcontracts Administration; Procurement; Engineering; or Manufacturing Engineering. 
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be willing to travel 50-70%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience creating pivot tables in Excel
  • SAP Proficiency
  • Proficiency using MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance having a 5 years review, the ability to obtain Special Program Access, and the ability to maintain both. *Not required to start*

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: 20005683

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.
Secret Required
Yes, 75 % of the Time
Yes - May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position