Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist / Senior Principal Supply Chain Planning SpecialistLinthicum, MD

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Sector is seeking a Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist level 3 or Senior Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist level 4 to join our team in Baltimore, MD. PT remote work is available.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for working with Program Management, Manufacturing and Engineering to load requirements in to MRP to meet manufacturing and testing schedules per the Integrated Master Schedule

  • Ensuring consistent Material Finance reporting on program material

  • Responsible for working with other planners, engineers, and program representatives to forecast material costs.

  • Responsible for creating a material baseline and working with Business Management to meet monthly Earned Value requirements, variance reporting, and Root cause and corrective actions.

  • Responsible for providing Monthly Current Material Estimates at completions (CME's)

  • Forecast monthly material receipts to be input into COGNOS for financial planning

  • Analyzes and aggregates supply/demand requirements to meet program needs

  • 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 across programs in the Operating Unit

  • 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

  • Creates/reduces supply requirements based on inventory adjustments and anticipated attrition levels

  • 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

  • Communicate with suppliers for lead times, and delivery times. Actively resolves and communicates and works to resolve issues

  • Receives/reviews requirements for non-standard parts

  • Analyzes lead times and identifies critical path procurements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 6 years' of related experience for a level 3; 4 years' with a Master's

  • Bachelor's Degree and 10 years' of related experience for a level 4; 8 years' with a Master's

  • Procurement experience in Government environment

  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

  • Microsoft Skills

  • Experience working with FAR/DFAR requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Experience working with DOD customers

Salary Range: $84,600 - $127,000

Salary Range 2: $104,900 - $157,300

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.