Sr Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist Colorado Springs, CO

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.

Defines and develops material strategy. Responsible for the assessment of

SP Launch and Missile Defense Systems (LMDS) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Incredible opportunity for a leader to work hand-in-hand with executive leadership, program managers, contracts, operations, business management, quality and engineering! The selected manager should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Job functions may include but are not limited to:

  • Defines and develops material strategy.

  • Responsible for the assessment of supply resources; aggregates and prioritizes demand requirements; plans inventory, distribution requirements, production, material and rough-cut capacity for all products.

  • Participates in make/buy process, long-term capacity and resource planning; product phase-in/phase-out, manufacturing ramp-up, end-of-life management and product-line management.

  • Analyzes and aggregates supply / demand requirements.

  • Analyzes purchase material supply/demand position using appropriate tools. Plans inventory levels based on dependent and independent Bill-of-Materials (BOM) requirements.

  • Assesses rough-cut capacity for current and short-term manufacturing requirements.

  • Creates/reduces supply requirements based on inventory adjustments.

  • Participates in long-term capacity and resource planning to ensure proper scheduling of new product line phase-ins as well as existing product line phase-outs.

  • Interfaces with Source process area regarding inventory levels, working capital and other areas as needed. Creates/releases requisitions.

  • Receives/reviews requirements for non-standard parts. Analyzes lead times and identifies critical path procurements.

  • Support the Advanced Mission Solutions (AMS) Operating Unit by leading all Global Supply Chain planning activities for indirect, capex, and program direct material, to be the boots on the ground at Colorado Springs, and to interface with the site personnel to help work material issues to support the AMS OU material needs.

Additional duties to include but not limited to:

  • Attend AMS OU indirect/capex material meetings.

  • Update and manage the PR/PO Tracker for all indirect/capex procurements for AMS OU.

  • Lead weekly tag ups with AMS OU personnel and MDS BU Buyers to walk through the PR/PO Tracker and discuss issues and expedites.

  • Brief Senior OU Leadership on material status/issues.

  • Understand all material purchasing requirements.

  • Regular tag up with MDS BU GSC Procurement Manager

  • Regular tag up with AMS OU Subcontracts Manager

  • Understand the CAPEX material and infrastructure requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with at least 6 years of experience, or Master's Degree with at least 4 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Sustainment, or related field

  • A minimum of 1 years experience leading a team, process, and/or projects

  • Previous experience in Supply Chain

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Experience working on sustainment programs/projects

  • SAP experience

  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR

  • DOD Secret Clearance

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off from work.

Salary Range: $97,300 - $145,900

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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