Senior Manager, Supply Chain Programs Corinne, UT

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Propulsion Systems is the world's top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems, a leading provider of small and micro-satellites, satellite components and subsystems, missile defense and strategic missile propulsion, a leading producer of lightweight space deployable and solar arrays. The firm is dedicated to being pioneers heading the front of technology and space program expansion and values driven individuals committed to the same vision.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Propulsion Systems, is recruiting for a Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Programs who will primarily be responsible for managing a team of material program managers that oversee all material requirements for specific solid rocket motor propulsion programs.


  • Leads a team of supply chain professionals that act as the main focal point for program management for the entire supply chain organization and coordinates cross-functionally to ensure that all supply chain commitments are met

  • Develops tools, defines expectations, and role definitions for material program manager job function and train, develop, and hold staff accountable to those standards

  • Provides guidance and leadership oversight in developing mitigation plans that are developed and executed to address any programmatic risks related to suppliers

  • Develops material strategies to support all phases of the business acquisition process through program execution

  • Provide leadership oversight and guidance in supporting proposals and developing sourcing strategies that effectively support the business to be competitive in pursuing new business

  • Responsible to ensure execution of material budgets, forecasting, and schedule performance

  • Briefs program and supply chain leadership on the status of issues and execution of subcontracts for responsible programs

  • Lead and drive initiatives to reduce cost and improve efficiency

  • Work cohesively with leaders in other disciplines such as engineering, operations, quality, and other personnel to manage material performance and ensure delivery of hardware to support production needs

Job responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience

  • 10+ years' experience in purchasing, program management, sales, contracts, or related field

  • Prior experience leading a team, project, or process; ability to mentor and motivate others to meet complex objectives

  • Ability to work high level strategic initiatives that impact long-term business goals and also urgent requirements to support day to day operations

  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate feedback in a manner that fosters collaboration, trust, and builds positive relationships

  • Experience and comfort level working and supporting Earned Value Management requirements

  • Ability to work in an integrated team environment and influence change

  • Skilled and comfortable communicating and interfacing with high level leadership

  • Knowledge and experience in government contracting requirements and regulations (e.g. FAR, DFARS, ITAR, etc.)

  • Skill set and ability to work through others to influence change and drive objectives

  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time

Basic Requirements

Attainment of one of the following years of experience in Supply Chain Management or Engineering:

  • 8 years' experience with a Master's Degree in a Business and/or STEM (Science, Technology Engineering or Mathematics)

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

  • 14 years' experience no degree

US citizenship required. Must be able to obtain a secret clearance.

Knowledge of MS Office, MS Project and MS Excel

Preferred Requirements

  • Master of Business Administration

  • Capability to read technical drawings and documents

  • General understanding of hardware and material requirements for solid rocket motors

  • Experience developing and implementing risk mitigation strategies

  • Experience implementing and executing material program plans to meet program objectives

  • Knowledge and experience working with MRP/ERP systems

  • Ability to communicate complex technical information internal customers

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees

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

Salary Range: $138,400 - $207,600

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.

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.