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Northrop Grumman Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist (2nd shift / Clearance Required) 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.

Aerospace Systems sector is seeking a Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 3/ 2nd Shift) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Palmdale, CA.

Defines and develops material strategy. 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. 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. Assesses rough-cut capacity for current and short-term manufacturing requirements. Creates/reduces supply requirements based on inventory adjustments. 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. Creates/releases requisitions. Receives/reviews requirements for non-standard parts. Analyzes lead times and identifies critical path procurements.

Shift Hours: Monday through Thursday from 3pm to 1:30am

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years' experience, a Master's degree with 3 years experience, or a High School diploma/equivalent with 9 years experience in supply chain, production planning, materials planning, total quality management, procurement, supplier quality assurance and/or industry related fields.

  • Knowledge of MS Office including Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • A current active DOD Secret Clearance that has been granted/renewed within the last 5 years.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program access.

  • Ability to work 2nd shift (3pm to 1:30am Monday through Thursday)

  • Ability to perform 50% desk work and 50% production floor integration responsibilities with the ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree

  • 6 years production floor experience in the aerospace industry.

  • Knowledge of SAP and MRP/ERP systems.

  • 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