Supply Chain Programs Manager 2

Northrop Grumman Technology Services Sector is seeking a Supply Chain Programs Manager 2 in Lake Charles, LA.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your
whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

In this exciting position, you will be responsible and accountable for the strategy, planning, and execution of all material and services content for all depot management activity at the Lake Charles Maintenance and Modification Center.

Youwill performas the communication and management focal point for the Program Management team, and for a team of both procurement and subcontracts administration specialists. Responsible for leading the entire supply chain, while actively managing cross-functional relationships to ensure all requirements are understood, commitments are met and to mitigate urgent requirements and potential risk elements for Program execution.

In coordination with the Program and functional Global Supply Chain managers, she/he will develop the material strategy and lead the activities for GSC in all phases of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP). Ensure that prior to program execution, all elements of the proposed program(s) plans have complete and accurate schedules, budgets, make/buy plans, and procurement and subcontracts strategies.

Leads supply chain Program execution and is accountable for resource planning, material cost, forecasting, schedule performance, risk/opportunity management, supplier performance, and supply chain issue resolution. Briefs the PMO and executive management on the status and issues affecting Program cost and schedule performance. Introduces continuous improvement initiatives related to purchasing.

Candidate will be required to establish and manage metrics to identified metrics in accordance with GSC requirements and in consideration of Program requirements. Further,she/he will be accountable for actively monitoring compliance with regulatory and internal requirements and provide education and assistance to ensure team performs at advanced levels of compliance.

You will be responsible for actively managing inclusion, engagement and productivity of team of 8-10 individuals with a wide range of skill set and abilities in a matrixed organization

Youwill be responsible for managing incoming proposal development efforts, including establishing agreements to protect information exchange, establishing beneficial, complementary teaming agreements for pursuit of opportunities and negotiating terms and conditions to support execution of assigned Statement of Work.

Youwill also manage a team of procurement specialists responsible for procuring Contract Labor support for the Depot efforts and in support of multiple external customers.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors with a minimum of 10 years related experience -OR- a Masters with a minimum of 8 yearsrelated experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experiencemanaging ateam of subcontracting and/or procurement personnel for expenditures in excess of $50M annually.
  • Minimum of three(3)years managing proposal development efforts, including establishing up front agreements, negotiating teaming arrangements, terms and conditions for subcontract relationships and managing performance requirements.
  • Advanced understanding of DFAR clauses.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret level security clearance
  • US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience managing teams responsible for purchasing supplemental contract labor in support of multiple disciplines
  • Experience managing DMS issues related to aging fleets
  • Experience managing subcontract and procurement activities in a matrixed organization.
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience communicating with senior executive leaders to report status, draft solutions and coordinate path forward

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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