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Northrop Grumman Prncpl or Sr Supply Chain Plng Spec in Sunnyvale, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

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.

This position can be hired as a level 3/mid or level 4/sr.


Basic Qualifications:

Basic qualifications for a level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of supply chain and/or business management or a Master's Degree and 4+ years of supply chain and/or business management

Basic qualifications for a level 4:

-Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of supply chain and/or business management or a Master's Degree and 8+ years of supply chain and/or business management

Both levels must also have:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite with expertise in MS Excel

  • Proficient in the use of SAP

  • Demonstrate success in managing complex problems related to program execution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Financial background

  • Program Management Team

  • Earned Value Management, Return To Greens, Forecasting and Variance Analysis

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