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Northrop Grumman Mgr Supply Chain 3 - Goods Movement & Logistics 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 Global Supply Chain 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Goods Movement/Logistics organization. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA . The GSC Manager 3 will lead 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.

Duties and Responsibilities: This position reports to the GSC Goods Movement & Logistics Sector Director in Palmdale, CA for the Aeronautical Systems Sector. The position supports the Site Director & CoE Leader for El Segundo. The Manager will serve as the El Segundo Site manager for the Goods Movement (GM) and Logistics Site organization, and as the GSC point of contact; supporting all programs at the site. The candidate will be responsible for developing and executing the GM strategy with coordination from Sector Logistics leadership to support all El Segundo programs, with focus on achieving affordability targets, operational efficiency and First Time Quality. Candidate will also ensure proper parts protection/handling with support from Packaging Engineering and ensure Transportation coordination and compliance with the movement of program assets.

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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:

  • Master's degree with 4 years' experience OR a Bachelor's degree with 6 years experience, OR a High School Diploma/equivalent with 10 years' experience in Supply Chain Management and/or Operations Management

  • 3 or more years' experience leading a large team to effectively execute a broad statement of work

  • Experience with manufacturing and supply chain operations with demonstrated and proven leadership skills and ability to collaborate effectively at all levels

  • Ability to prepare and present executive-level presentations

  • MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel and Word) & knowledge of SAP

  • Familiarity with MMAS/DCMA/ISO 9001 requirements

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs. (Clearance not required to start)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 or more years' proven track record building a robust team; provide people leadership, with a focus on acquiring, developing and retaining talent; respectful of others & understand and embrace the value of an inclusive team; empower each team member to perform at the highest level of productivity; be empathetic and listen for understanding

  • Proven ability to set a vision; assess external and internal factors to determine long-term business direction; create strategies that shape the future and inspire the team, resulting in sustainable value and performance;critical thinking

  • Proven ability to lead with courage; make bold moves, willingness to speak up and to take on new challenges; take calculated risks, with appropriate mitigation plans; self-aware, transparent and authentic; seek feedback from others

  • Proven ability to act with speed; understand the need for urgency to meet the needs of the business and stakeholders; decisive, drive timely decision-making; empower others with clear accountability and appropriate support

  • Experience as an accomplished problem-solver and change-agent whose unique mix of technical and business expertise lends itself to developing innovative Supply Chain strategies

  • A Current and active secret clearance issued by the DOD

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