2020 Assoc. PATHWAYS SC Plng Spec (Baltimore)

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Northrop Grumman is seeking Supply Chain Planning Specialists. This positions will be located at our Mission Systems Sector in Baltimore, MD.



The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Global Supply Chain organization. The selected candidate will work in a fast paced environment where he/she will interact with multiple disciplines, users, customers, and other developers. The selected candidate must be able to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, and have an agile perspective of compliance protocol mandated by regulated industry.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Actively monitor supplier delivery and quality performance tracking
  • Actively support functions to provide comprehensive business forecasting.
  • Interfaced with Business Operations Manager to pull and analyze data for GSC Division.
  • Coordinate with internal partners to develop competitive and non-competitive sourcing strategies.
  • Understand and compare bids and proposals and place Purchase Orders
  • Understand and evaluate multiple supplier proposals to place compliant purchase orders.
  • Extract, monitor, analyze and validate data and information from multiple sources.
  • Develop engaging and collaborative relationships with suppliers and internal partners / customers to drive problem resolution.

Basic Qualifications
A candidate must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

  • Be completing or has completed their degree (Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD) from an accredited institution.
  • Be majoring in or having majored in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Logistics, Operations Management, Information Systems, Business, or closely related discipline
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at the time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)
  • Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher
  • Have demonstrated leadership, critical thinking, and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles, or experiences
  • Previous internships/co-op or other work experience, leadership & teamwork capabilities interpersonal communication skills, and activities (professional/community/extracurricular)
  • Experience in developing and delivering presentations and leading small groups
  • Experience in working in an autonomous work environment on complex projects
  • Experience in working on business or engineering full life-cycle projects from project inception through launch

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