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Northrop Grumman Senior Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

The Space Systems sector is seeking a Senior Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 4) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Redondo Beach, CA

The candidate for this position will be responsible for all aspects of Advanced Planning for Space Systems including, but not limited to the following:

  • Responsibilities include the analysis and coordination of change activity between Engineering and Global Supply Chain's supply base to ensure an uninterrupted supply of parts in support of all requirements.

  • Plan, prepare, issue and control proposed production schedules and coordinate changes with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Supplier Management to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials is timed to meet Manufacturing need dates.

  • Oversee Configuration Accountability by maintaining SAP Material Masters to ensure data accuracy.

  • Advise management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, materials and services are provided as needed.

  • Resolving master schedules and production problems and negotiating lead times.

  • Coordinating interdepartmental activity with engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, supplier management, and goods movement to resolve schedule misalignment, business system constraints and requirement inconsistences.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years (with Bachelor's) of combined experience in any of the following: Supply Chain; Management, Planning, Integration, Program Management; Program Scheduling; Program Cost Analysis; Subcontracts Administration; Procurement; Engineering; or Manufacturing Engineering; . (14 years experience total in lieu of a Bachelor's, or a Master's degree with 8 years of experience)

  • Working knowledge of SAP

  • Experience with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Team Center

  • Master's degree in Business Management or Supply Chain Management

  • APICS certification

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