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Northrop Grumman Mgr Supply Chain 1 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (MS) is seeking a highly motivated individual to lead the Supply Chain team, responsible for executing all aspects of the Global Supply Chain Mission for the Survivability Development Programs (SDP) Operating Unit. The individual will serve as a Supply Chain Program Manager for the Operating Unit and will be responsible for the full spectrum of Supply Chain to include proposal, program execution and subcontracts management, as well as development, mentoring, coaching and engagement of the team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams responsible for the cost, schedule and performance of suppliers for the operating unit.

  • Responsible for all phases of the supply chain effort from the initiation of the supplier strategy and proposal phase through negotiation, award and management of supplier activities to meet program objectives.

  • Responsible for mission success of the entire Operating Unit supply chain by ensuring performance to the committed schedules, budgets, terms, conditions and requirements of the program.

  • Coordinates cross-functional work teams to increase effectiveness of supply chain initiatives.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years in supplier/subcontracts management, program management, manufacturing, contracts, business management and/or related field.

  • 1+ year of proven leadership in people leadership or management role.

  • Working knowledge of earned value management systems.

  • The successful candidate will possess strong leadership, communication and writing skills, and have demonstrated experience creating and/or leading highly engaged teams.

  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Supply Chain or related discipline.

  • Previous experience in large electronics production programs, US Government or Aerospace company.

  • Previous experience working sustainment programs.

  • Working knowledge of Federal and Defense contracting requirements including ITAR and FAR.

  • Demonstrated experience with supplier financial reporting/forecasting, contracting/subcontracting, or supplier/program/product scheduling.

  • Demonstrated experience with developing complex agreements such as long term agreements, teaming agreements, strategic alliances, MOA's, overriding Terms and Conditions, claims and settlements.

  • Demonstrated success in managing complex supplier specifications, drawings, SOW's and supplier issue resolution.

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