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Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Planning Specialist in Redondo Beach, 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 SupplyChain Planning Specialist (Level 2) 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 Shortage Management for Space Systems including, but not limited to the following:

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. Strong analytical and problem solving skills needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of Supply Chain, Planning, or Project Management experience with a Bachelor's degree (7 years of experience total in lieu of a degree), or a Master's degree with 1 year of experience.

  • Microsoft Office Suite experience using Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing suppliers through the following: cost/schedule/quality

  • Proficient in using SAP for material data analysis

  • Experience with Critical Path Management, FAR and DFAR.

  • Prior aerospace experience (F/A-18 and F-35 Shortage Management Process familiarity is a plus)

  • Current active DOD clearance

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