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Mgr Supply Chain Programs 1

Full Time

Northrop Grumman

Rocket Center WV 26726 USA

Posted 01/14/2022

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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.

Mgr Supply Chain Programs 1 – Supervisor of Planners, Propulsion & Warheads Programs

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Manager Supply Chain Programs 1 to join our Missile Products ABL Operation in Rocket Center, WV. The person hired into this role is required to sit at our Rocket Center, WV location- please note, this is not a remote/virtual role.

Overview:  Directly supervisors a group of Material Planners responsible and accountable for planning and execution of material services for a collection of rocket motor and warhead programs. Acts as a focal point for the Program Management Office (PMO) for the supply chain and coordinates cross-functionally to ensure that all supply chain commitments are met, and that appropriate mitigation plans are developed and executed to address any programmatic risks related to suppliers. Develops the material strategy and leads the activities for GSC in all phases of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP). Leads supply chain Program execution and is accountable for resource planning, material and subcontract cost, forecasting, schedule performance, risk/opportunity management, supplier performance, and supply chain issue resolution. Briefs the PMO and plant management on the status and issues affecting Program cost and schedule performance.
Provides administrative, tactical and execution support in various aspects of the supply chain business process areas primarily Supply Chain Planning and Supply Chain Business Operations.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with at least 15 years of supply chain, program management, procurement, purchasing or closely related experience; OR a master’s degree from an accredited university with at least 10 years of supply chain, program management, procurement, purchasing or closely related experience
Understanding of general procurement and subcontract execution workflows
Understanding of general manufacturing and purchasing workflows
Ability to communicate with multiple levels internal to the organization and externally to vendors
Ability to work under limited supervision.  No instructions needed on routine work, and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments
Understanding of forecasting and planning with an emphasis on driving execution to need with an emphasis on working knowledge of Plant Scheduling
Capable of applying highly analytical approaches to problem solving.
Ability to maintain an organized workload and preserve attention to detail
Must be a US citizen and have the ability to obtain a secret clearance

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 target=_blank>( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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 target=_blank> U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location Rocket Center, WV, 26726, United States
Categories Logistics & Supply Chain

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