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Northrop Grumman Global Supply Chain Sr Principal Project Mgmt - Clearance Required in Palmdale, 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Global Supply Chain Sr Principal Project Management to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will require minimal to no travel, with a home office located in Palmdale CA.

The selected candidate will help drive GSC integration across multiple tiers of the Strike Supply Chain. They will focus on supply chain execution and drive process improvements to ensure alignment with program priorities.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment and will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. The selected candidate will be able successfully complete diverse work assignments and effectively collaborate in team settings across all levels. This selected candidate must be able to collaborate closely with executive and program leadership. They will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This selected candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business.

Program Managers are responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from proposal development through execution and contract closeout. Primary responsibilities require oversight of all functions across the supply chain for a particular work scope, including but not limited to: Requirements and Planning, Supplier Management, Business Management, Supplier Manufacturing Engineering Logistics.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management

  • Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports

  • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives

  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients

  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Considered expert in field within the organization

  • Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform complex tasks. Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings. Develops solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives

  • Most assignments are complex and performed independently without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment

  • Effects of decisions are long-lasting and heavily influence the future course of the organization. Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would result in the expenditure of large amounts of company resources as well as problems with customer satisfaction

  • Serves as consultant to management and special external spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans, and objectives. Acts as an advisor to senior management and customers

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in MS Office suite including Excel (pivot tables), PowerPoint, and Project (scheduling)

  • SAP experience


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 10 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, Project Management, or Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering; 8 years of experience with a Master's degree; 14 years of experience in lieu of a degree

  • Experience leading a team/process/project

  • Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the last 5 years

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) CertificationGoods Movement, Supplier Quality, Subcontracts and/or Procurement experience

  • Special Program Access

Job Category : Program Management