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Northrop Grumman Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist in Dulles, Virginia

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently hiring for a Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist to join our Tactical Space Division's Global Supply Chain team. This position is located in Dulles, VA.

Job Duties:

  • 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 Material Requirements Planning (MRP) 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.


Basic Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited university and 6 or more years of supply chain, strategic sourcing, planning, or closely related experience; OR a master's degree and 4 or more years of supply chain, strategic sourcing, planning, or closely related experience; 4 additional years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Top Secret clearance

  • Experience with Costpoint or similar ERP system

  • MS Office including Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supply chain experience for an aerospace and/or defense company

  • A current active DOD Top Secret clearance

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Job Category : Global Supply Chain