Manager Material Requirements Planning 2 Sunnyvale, CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Analyzes manufacturing, enterprise resource planning, and other material requirements based on needs of assembly demands, component replenishments, substitute parts or materials, production set ups, engineering changes and enterprise supplies. Resolves schedule, material requirement or business system problems with cross-functional representatives. Approves part or material requisitions and initiates production and purchase change orders. Resolves master schedules and productions problems and negotiates lead times.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our Marine Systems team as a Manager Materials Requirements Planning 2 based out of Sunnyvale, CA. Northrop Grumman Marine Systems specializes in the development, manufacture, assembly and testing of missile launching and handling systems, propulsion, and power generation systems for naval surface ships and submarines.

What you'll get to do:

  • Responsible for the direct supervision/management of the MRP Planners and Analysts for the Material Requirement Planning (MRP) Team, providing objective-oriented direction to subordinates utilizing management guidelines & general policies

  • Utilize SAP processes for loading authorized demand, releasing purchase requisitions, supporting Order BOM and Manufacturing BOM creation and changes

  • Maintain Lead Time Capacity planning processes consisting of analyzing manufacturing floor requirements and resource planning based on the aligned manufacturing cell utilization

  • Interact with cross-functional leadership in shop floor management, manufacturing engineering, operations program management, and quality assurance

  • Possess full working knowledge of MRP procedures and practices related to maintenance of valid time-phased demand, accurate BOMs, and properly implemented revision notices/engineering change orders

  • Drive adherence to schedules with on-time material requisitions and in support of manufacturing execution throughput

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 9+ years of related experience; Master's Degree with 7+ years of related experience

  • Proven manufacturing systems and leadership experience.

  • Experience with SAP MRP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Production experience in a heavy fabrication and machining environment

  • Experience in low-volume, high-mix manufacturing

  • Experience capacity planning in a bottleneck constrained environment

  • APICS CPIM Certification

  • PMP or Project Management Certification training

Salary Range: $111,000 - $166,600

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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