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Northrop Grumman Mgr Supply Chain 3 in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

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.

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a highly qualified, mission-focused individual to lead a team in Palmdale, CA. This position reports to the GSC Goods Movement and Logistics Director in Palmdale, CA for the Aerospace Systems Sector. The position supports the Vice President and CoE Leader for Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence, F-35 IPT and program office. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing and executing the Goods Movement strategy with coordination from Sector Logistics leadership to support the F-35 program, with focus on achieving affordability targets, operational efficiency and First Time Quality. The selected candidate will direct and manage the activities and personnel responsible for the planning, preparation, issuance and controlling of production schedules and coordination with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements for the F-35 program. 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. Candidate will advise management and program leadership of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production and Logistics problems to ensure personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed. Candidate will be responsible for developing predictive metrics and risk mitigation strategies to ensure homeroom and program performance objectives are achieved.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 7 years of related experience in Supply Chain Management or Operations Management;5 years with a Master's degree; 12 years of experiencein lieu of degree

  • 5 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

  • Familiarity with MMAS/DCMA/ISO 9001 requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Practice of Lean Six Sigma principles

  • Master's degree

  • APICS certification

  • Special program access 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