Manager Supply Chain Programs 2 Melbourne, FL

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager Supply Chain Programs 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Global Supply Chain Program Management organization. This leadership position will be located onsite in Melbourne, FL.

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.

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Essential Functions:

Accountable for the proposal leadership, management, strategy, integration, planning, and execution of GSC material, labor and services content for a collection of Restricted Programs. Acts as a focal point for the Program Management Office (PMO) for the entire Global Supply Chain (GSC) Program Management team and Global Supply Chain Team Functions. Coordinates cross-functionally to ensure that all supply chain commitments are met, and that appropriate integrated mitigation or opportunity plans are developed and executed to address any organizational or programmatic risks and opportunities related to procurement supply chain.

  • Develops supply chain strategy and leads activities for GSC in all phases of the Northrop Grumman Business Acquisition Process (BAP).

  • Ensures that prior to program or project execution, all elements of the proposed supply chain program(s) plans have completed, integrated, and accurate schedules, budgets, make/buy plans, and procurement operation strategies.

  • Leads supply chain execution and is accountable for horizontal and vertical integration, resource planning, material cost, forecasting, schedule performance, risk/opportunity and issue management, supplier performance, and resolution.

  • Briefs the GSCPM office on the status and issues affecting Program cost, driving Program risks and opportunities and schedule GSC performance.

  • Manages multifaceted projects through proposals and processes, coordinates interdepartmental activity, directs communication, and coordinates with Suppliers and integrates efforts across all GSC functions.

  • Aligns project scope and deliverables with customer requirements and works closely with the technical community.

  • Leads Supply Chain Program execution for:

  • Resource planning

  • Proposal Activity

  • Material cost

  • Forecasting

  • Schedule performance

  • Risk/opportunity management

  • Supplier performance

  • Supply chain issue resolution

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have Bachelor's Degree with at least 5 years of experience, or Master's Degree with at least 3 years of experience or High School Diploma/Equivalent with at least 9 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Sustainment, or related field

  • Must have experience leading large customer efforts with a minimum 20 suppliers

  • Must have experience interfacing and briefing external customers

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years experience leading a cross functional teams, process, and/or projects

  • Must have 5 years of Supply Chain experience

  • At minimum, an active DoD Secret level clearance is required to apply and to start the role, with the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the Company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Special Program Access

  • Previous experience in Supply Chain

  • Previous experience working with chemical or specialty material suppliers

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Experience working on development, production and/or sustainment programs/projects

  • SAP experience

  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS

Salary Range: $116,200 - $174,400

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.

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.