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Northrop Grumman Manager Traffic Administration 1 in El Segundo, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

If this is YOU...keep reading!

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager of Traffic Administration to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.

The selected candidate will manage a program or a function within the larger organizational unit, setting and operating to objectives and providing guidance to subordinates based on goals, objectives and company policy.

The Manager Traffic Administration is responsible for plans, schedules, and routes of inbound and outbound domestic shipments of freight, using knowledge of postal regulations, tariffs, and company policy. Schedules with carriers, reconciles freight bills, prepares and negotiates claims, and selects or recommends carriers to ensure efficient, timely, and least expensive movement of goods and material. Conducts research on transportation methods, rates, and routes. Develops programs to audit and monitor carrier rates and charges and evaluates past performance and cost of transportation.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Directs dispatching and routing activities and tracks transportation vehicles.

  • Ensures that customer difficulties or problems are investigated and resolved.

  • In collaboration with other managers, develops and implements policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for transportation operations.

  • Ensures compliance with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, environmental policies, and government regulations.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • "Big picture" thinking skills to address top-level concerns and find the best path forward from all of the available data

  • Interpersonal skills to help them communicate with both executives and employees in order to create and administer policies

  • Strong personal and professional judgment

  • Ability to respond quickly to a shifting reality and adjust initiatives and priorities accordingly

  • Organizational skills and the flexibility to jump from priority to priority, which is essential to a role that juggles a variety of functions and projects

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The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with 5 years experience in transportation management, logistics, shipping/receiving and/or supply chain industry experience.

  • Experience with the use of Transportation Management Systems (TMS), MS OFFICE (Excel, Word, Power Point) applications AND Customer service & problem-solving skills.

  • Experience leading teams and trainings and interfacing with outside vendors

  • Ability to obtain and maintain required certifications related to hazardous material handling and disposal

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret Clearance as well as Special Program Access (clearance and program access not required to start)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Experience with DCMA e-tools suite

  • Experience leading logistic elements; supportability, inventory management and logistics support

  • Advanced experience with MS Office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Aerospace & Defense sector experience

  • Current active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Current Hazardous material Certification

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 Category : Global Supply Chain