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Northrop Grumman GBSD Manager Supply Chain Programs 3 in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Manager Supply Chain Programs 3. This position will be located in Cincinnati, OH and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

This position requires on site work. This is not a remote position.

Roles and responsibilites:

Manages and coordinates with a supplier team composed of engineers, production, quality and procurement personnel

•Defines scope requirements for each service to be procured and ensures alignment of content and

supplier capabilities

•Defines and manages cost and schedule targets to achieve program and business objectives

•Performs as the on-site total integrated product team (IPT) lead for a key subcontract supplier and the

associated subcontractor procurements and production

•Monitors daily supplier operations and actively assists/provides in-scope, technical direction to suppliers as


•Determines the risk basis and value for the contracted products and manages mitigation plans

•Coordinates/leads all supplier design, manufacturing, and program reviews, including the

necessary levels of Northrop Grumman Space Sector (NGSP) participation

•Functions as supplier Change Board interface for all anticipated, proposed, and released changes

•Ensures supplier compliance with all elements of the SOW and subcontract

  • Ensures recovery plans are put in place for any / all erosion to schedule milestones

•Ensures accurate Estimates at Complete (EACs) and material receipt forecasts

•Leads solicitations for proposals, review of proposals, and supports supplier negotiations

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• 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 a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in technical, manufacturing, supply chain or business field

•At least 10 years of experience managing suppliers in an industrial manufacturing environment

•Must be able to relocate/commute to Cincinnati, OH, area. This is an onsite position.

•Experience leading a project and/or driving performance against cost and schedule

•Must be able to analyze, comprehend, clearly communicate and help resolve technical, cost and schedule issues

•Able to provide a clear example of self-directed work activity in a location remote from the rest of the IPT

•At least two years of experience as a buyer, contracting agent or materials planner

•Familiar with FAR/DFAR related to supplier management

•Capable of leading Subcontract Management Team (SMT)

•Willingness/ability to travel to Roy, Utah, for program reviews, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters in technical, manufacturing, supply chain or business field

•Experience with & robust knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)

•Existing DoD clearance

•Familiarity with managing aerospace/defense manufacturing suppliers

•Experience developing, implementing and managing supplier quality at a supplier site

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