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Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Planning Specialist in Baltimore, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Global Supply Chain is seeking a Supply Chain Planning Specialist/Level 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Linthicum, MD.

Put your years of experience into a future of excellence...The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Category Management Team. Our goal is to elevate Northrop Grumman Mission Systems to a position of leadership collaborating with our supply base in the execution of supply chain requirements while improving our program performance through predictable supplier performance and delivering more affordable innovative solutions from that supply base through strong key supplier relationships. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support and team to do some of the best work of your career.

The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and communication.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Build strong relationships with supplier organization

• Understand supplier health (financial, environmental, socioeconomic, etc.)

• Understand financial impact of open orders

• Understand and manage open orders to support factory needs

• Collaborate with appropriate parties to close open action items

• Verify accurate and up to date information is available to all parties

• Hold monthly performance reviews with suppliers collaborating with the procurement and supplier performance teams.


Basic Qualifications:

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must possess:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree from an accredited institution

  • Three+ years of professional experience in supply chain management, or related fields, to include business and financial planning, contracts administration, project management, logistics, or manufacturing with a Bachelor's Degree, One year with a Master's Degree

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite

  • Be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

• Previous Supply chain, Business management, Finance or Customer Service experience

• Proficient in the use of Microsoft suite of products including strong Excel skills

• Proficient in the use of SAP

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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Job Category : Global Supply Chain