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Northrop Grumman Staff Material Control Account Manager in Chandler, Arizona

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LMDS has an opening for a Staff Material Control Account Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chandler, Arizona.


•Establish material baselines. Provide to your program office regular material Earned Value Management (EVM) updates, other analysis of material and touch labor actual costs and estimates as needed, schedule projections, cost and schedule variance analysis, and risk assessments.

•Ensure compliance to Earned Value policies, procedures, and desktop procedures.

•Develop monthly forecasts of material spends. Conduct variance analysis to submitted forecasts.

•Plan, organize, and manage program material requirements to ensure successful execution of production program objectives.

•Support program management through the analysis, oversight, and status of vehicle material and support equipment costs, delivery schedules, quality, and location tracking.

•Coordinate with Engineering, Purchasing, Operations, and other departments to achieve material availability requirements to meet program integration schedules.

•Review and authorize material procurements and inventory transfers.

•Ensure Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) principles and processes are appropriately applied across the program.

•Provide inputs into the future and ongoing development of tools, applications, and databases needed to perform your duties.

•Conduct ad-hoc material / Purchase Order issue research and resolution, as needed.

•Research and help respond to DCMA inquiries regarding monthly data submissions.

•Prep for and support Joint Surveillance Reviews, Integrated Baseline Reviews, and all other audit activity. Support the associated data collection and submission, as needed.

We are seeking a qualified professional who is proficient in analyzing large amounts of data, with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and who is able to confidently interact with and influence all levels of the organization.

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.


Basic Qualifications:

Attainment of one of the following years of experience in Supply Chain Management

a. 13 year experience with a Master's Degree in a Business and/or STEM (Science, Technology Engineering or Mathematics)

b. 15 years' experience with a Bachelor's Degree in a Business and/or STEM (Science, Technology Engineering or Mathematics)

c. 19 years' experience no degree

  • Experience with Material Earned Value processes is required - including the establishment of the material baseline, BCR's, IBR's, monthly CAM status, VAR inputs/outputs, CPR's, risk register and accounting adjustments/estimated actuals.

  • Must have intermediate to advanced level of proficiency in MS Excel.

  • Must have basic to intermediate skills in MS Word and MS PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Material Modules in Costpoint.

  • Experience with Material Management and Accounting Systems (MMAS) requirements - especially MPS Accuracy requirements.

  • Experience with other aspects of the program material life cycle - including proposals and proposal BOM's, Program Material Plans, drawing trees, Master Production Schedule, Line of Balance development and analysis, Common Hardware management, capital asset acquisition, government property processes, Planning and Procurement processes, financial accrual policy and accrual transactions, Customer Funding Status Reporting, performance-based payments, revenue forecasting/ops plan, Joint Surveillance Reviews and other audit support, residual material disposition and project closeout, etc.

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.

Job Category : Global Supply Chain