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Northrop Grumman Intern Supply Chain in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Your opportunities for achievement are limitless with Northrop Grumman Mission Systems.

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Northrop Grumman is seeking a Supply Chain Planning Specialist . This position will be located at our Mission Systems Sector in Rolling Meadows, IL .

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Global Supply Chain organization. The selected candidate will work in a fast paced environment where he/she will interact with multiple disciplines, users, customers, and other developers. The selected candidate must be able to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, and have an agile perspective of compliance protocol mandated by regulated industry.

As an intern, you'll participate in a summer internship program to develop competencies in a variety of Global Supply Chain specializations that may include:

Roles and Responsibilities

• Actively monitor supplier delivery and quality performance tracking

• Actively support functions to provide comprehensive business forecasting.

• Interfaced with Business Operations Manager to pull and analyze data for GSC Division.

• Coordinate with internal partners to develop competitive and non-competitive sourcing strategies.

• Understand and compare bids and proposals and place Purchase Orders

• Understand and evaluate multiple supplier proposals to place compliant purchase orders.

• Extract, monitor, analyze and validate data and information from multiple sources.

• Develop engaging and collaborative relationships with suppliers and internal partners / customers to drive problem resolution.


Basic Qualifications

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

  • Be enrolled full-time and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college/university AND graduating after August 2021.

  • Be majoring in or having majored in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations Management, Business Management, Data Analytics, or closely related discipline

  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)

  • Be available to work full-time (40 hours per week) for at least 10 weeks during summer 2021

  • Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher

  • Previous internship/co-op experience, leadership & teamwork capabilities, interpersonal communication skills, and activities (professional/community/extracurricular)

  • Experience in developing and delivering presentations and leading small groups

  • Experience in working on business or engineering full life-cycle projects from inception through launch

  • Experience in working in an autonomous work environment on complex projects

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.

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