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Northrop Grumman Manager, Material Planning Control I in San Diego, California

Northrop Grumman manufactures some of the world's most technically advanced products. Our manufacturing plants are highly-automated, cutting-edge centers of excellence where employees leverage the latest technology, including the strategic use of automation, 3-D printing and robotics. There are a myriad of job functions associated with the manufacture of our products that range from machinists, engineers, operation program managers, and quality inspectors.

Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate. Search our current job openings and join us to be at the front line of innovation.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Manager, Material Planning Control I based out of San Diego, CA .

What You'll get to Do:

Where Technology and Teamwork come together...The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Avionics and Tactical Networks (ATN) which is an operating unit within the Communications division of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems.

Our expertise is in delivering complex equipment to enable modern battlefields and support aviation missions. Our focus is on the world of avionics, radio and electronic warfare product applications to enable networked communications. As part of the corporation's business focus area on Communications, we are the equipment providers.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day to day operations of the material organization

  • Interface with planning, scheduling, procurement, engineering and programs

  • Coordinate reviews and presentations

  • Business rhythms including status reporting of material demands, acquisitions and cost

  • Staff resource planning including identification of critical skill needs to support business growth with the department

  • Identify, champion and/or lead process improvement initiatives related to SAP/MRP execution and planned growth

  • Maintenance and improvement of material processes including procedural updates, interface with development programs and improved hand offs from development to production

  • Communicate and collaborate with both customers and team members

  • Work in a fast paced manufacturing environment and test processes for electronic equipment from receiving through inspections, manufacturing, test, shipping and billing

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business/Supply Chain/related field and 5 years' experience; Additional consideration of Associates degree with7 years experience or minimum a of 10 years experience in lieu of a BS degree.

  • Must have a minimum of 1-3 years manufacturing/supply chain leadership experience to include managing, developing and leading a direct staff.

  • Must have familiarity with MRP systems, such as, SAP

  • Experience in a manufacturing, material management, shipping, receiving or supply chain environment

  • Computer skills required, including experience with Microsoft Office tools

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior training in Six Sigma and/or Lean principles with application to materials, manufacturing, engineering and business process improvement

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes

  • Proficiency with SAP

  • Analytical ability to review data for trends and opportunities for process improvement

  • Experience with FAR, DFAR and MMAS requirements

  • A balanced understanding of the engineering and manufacturing processes

  • Experience in electronics manufacturing is a plus

  • Possesses an active Secret Clearance

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Flexible Work Arrangements

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

Job Category : 92109