Manager Supply Chain Programs 1- Dulles VADulles, VA

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Manager Supply Chain Programs 1 to join our Tactical Space team in Dulles, VA.

We are looking for someone to be responsible and accountable for the planning and execution of the supply chain strategy for all material and services content for a Program or portfolio of Programs. Key responsibilities include program planning (i.e. developing a procurement plan for subcontracts and material, and aligning GSC resources to meet that plan), supply chain metrics (i.e. on-time to place, on-time to need), supplier performance (i.e. line of balance, material status, supplier risk/opportunity management), and financial management (i.e. budget, sales forecasting of subcontract milestones and material). The GSC PM will lead teams to ensure the placement and receipt of all material requirements support the program plan. If anything falls off plan, the GSC PM will be responsible to steer resources to address as appropriate. 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. Briefs the PMO and executive management on the status and issues affecting Program cost and schedule performance.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • 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 a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Job Duties:

  • Develops the material strategy and leads the activities for GSC in all phases of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP)

  • 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.

  • Lead 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

  • Forecasts and manages activities within multiple disciplines across the Supply Chain process. Provides administrative, tactical and execution support in various aspects of the industry standard supply chain business process areas primarily Supply Chain Planning and Supply Chain Sourcing, as well as Supply Chain Business Operations.

  • Develop raw material requirements and scheduling requirements from engineering specifications and production schedules and plans and manages material movement with purchasing, warehouse, and production

  • Use Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems

  • Regularly negotiate lead times with suppliers and manage schedules for timely delivery

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of supply chain, program management, procurement, purchasing or closely related experience - OR - a Master's degree with 4+ years of supply chain, program management, procurement, purchasing or closely related experience. Additional years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Solid understanding of general procurement and subcontract execution workflows

  • Solid understanding of general manufacturing and purchasing workflows

  • Ability to communicate with multiple levels internal to the organization and externally to suppliers

  • Ability to create and foster enduring relationships internally and externally with suppliers.

  • Ability to work under limited supervision. No instructions needed on routine work, and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments

  • Understanding of forecasting and planning with an emphasis on driving execution to need with an emphasis on working knowledge of Integrated Master Schedules

  • Familiarity with Material Resource Planning (MRP)

  • Capable of applying highly analytical approaches to problem solving.

  • Ability to maintain an organized workload and preserve attention to detail.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DoD Top Secret security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace and defense experience

  • Track record working a supply chain program for a complex system integration application in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with Costpoint

  • Current active DoD Secret or Top Secret security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Salary Range: $115,000 - $172,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.