Supply Chain Planning Spec 3 - Secret Clearance Required

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for aSupply Chain Planning Specialist 3to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage various projects that provide visibility to program areas regarding cost and schedule
  • Proactively investigate procurement needs and work to resolve issues/barriers that bring risk to schedule
  • Provide status, visibility, and ECD's to our customers and IPT's
  • Meet with zone supervisors/leads to identify priority/CRIT parts and expedite material through process as required
  • Perform SAP/MES investigation/reconciliation on parts and requirements to ensure proper alignment to master schedule
  • Closely coordinate with multiple functions outside of their own (sourcing, procurement, manufacturing, assembly operations etc.) in regards to supplier capability, capacity, and lead times, and work to understand schedule/provide forecasted future demand
  • Position requires collaborative interface with Procurement management and the buyers. This will ensure that the buyers are kept in front of any communications with the suppliers regarding parts on contract
  • Position will brief leadership on status of WIP and any production problems potentially impacting schedule
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and6 years of Global Supply Chain experience or Master's degree with 4 years.
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Current and active Secret security clearance is required.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with outside vendors and customers
  • Experience coordinating efforts between multiple internal functions within GSC, GME, Quality, Manufacturing, etc.
  • Prior experience leading projects
  • Active program clearance

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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