Sr Principal Supply Chain Planning SpecialistUnknown, VA

Requisition ID: R10159667

  • Category: Global Supply Chain

  • Location: Unknown, Virginia, United States of America | Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: No

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

Northrop Grumman is looking for a Sr Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist to support our Linthicum, MD location. The Supply Chain Planning Specialist (SCPS) will provide support from a Global Supply Chain perspective for the Emerging Capabilities Development (ECD) Division. This position can be worked out of our Linthicum, MD facility with a hybrid option or 100% remote. Specific duties would include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting ECD Programs and Proposals from a GSC perspective with limited to no Management oversight.

  • Collaborate with various organizations such as Contracts, Program Office, Business Management, E&P and other GSC ECD personnel etc. to:

  • Develop/understand the proposal/execution strategy and structures

  • Develop Key Suppliers/sources for entry into key programs and Industry Technology areas

  • Review and understand supplier proposals

  • Review and work Costed Bill of Materials and BOEs

  • Completion and management of ISP from proposal phase through execution

  • Review Shop Orders and support execution through receipt

  • Define and develop material strategy for each program

  • Manage/report and forecast material cost/performance of assigned program/s (Material Receipt Tool, CMEs, IPRS)

  • Interface/collaborate with other functions of the program team

  • Understand/ensure the overarching goals of the division are being supported as well as the GSC organization

  • Maintain a strong business acumen and ability to operate in a fast paced development environment that consists of leading edge technology suppliers and non-traditional supply base.

  • Interface with supply base

  • Identify areas of opportunity for process improvement and support implementation

  • Support Statement of Work (SOW) creation for subcontract activities

  • Provide guidance, mentorship, and on the job training to lower level professionals

  • Ability to work with less experienced Program Teams and provide a general level of guidance of processes and procedures, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of experience in supply chain, contracts, business and/or related field OR Master's degree and 8+ years of experience in supply chain, contracts, business and/or related field (Will consider 14+ years of applied experience in lieu of degree requirement).

  • Ability to be agile and work in a fast-paced engineering environment

  • Ability to work in a team environment while also being able to work independently with limited oversight

  • Must be able to obtain a secret clearance (US Citizen)

  • Proficiency MS Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience leading Supply Chain, Business or Operations, or Financial Planning

  • Experience with Supply Chain functions for proposals including BOEs, Subcontractor Content, and the QUEST system.

  • Experience in Federal and Defense contracting requirements including ITAR, DOS licenses, FAR and DFARS.

  • Experience leading multiple teams at once

  • Experience coaching to implementing change with demonstrated results

  • Experience with SAP/SAR Program

Salary Range: $99,900 - $149,900

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.