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Northrop Grumman Senior Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist 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 Senior Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist 4 - Process Improvement 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.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years experience or a Master's degree with 8 years experience in Operations, Project Management, Process Improvement, and/or Supply Chain.

  • Experience with SAP

  • Facilitation experience

  • Ability to create and follow standard processes

  • Ability to Obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance issued by the DoD as needed by the business.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • Lean Six Sigma

  • Project Management and Process Improvement ex[erience

  • Ability to lead and provide mentorship to Jr level employees

  • Root Cause Analysis

  • CAPA

  • Standard Work

  • Materials Planning

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to handle multi-tasking.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

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

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Job Category : Global Supply Chain