Principal Supply Chain Business Operations Compliance SpecialistElkton, MD

Requisition ID: R10162618

  • Category: Global Supply Chain

  • Location: Elkton, Maryland, United States of America | Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States of America | Plymouth, Minnesota, United States of America | Rocket Center, West Virginia, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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 is currently seeking a Principal Supply Chain Operations Compliance Analyst to join our team to support the Missile Products Business Unit within the Global Supply Chain function by analyzing key data sets to support strategy development. This position can be located at the Plymouth, Minnesota; Elkton, Maryland; Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; or Rocket Center, West Virginia facilities.

The following key areas will be critical to success of an individual in this role:

  • Systems:

  • Familiarity with Costpoint, Cognos

  • Experience in developing Tableau dashboards

  • Strategy Planning:

  • Support short- and long-term strategic plan for Missile Products using data analysis as basis

  • Work with cross-functional teams to analyze supply base risks & opportunities, support program needs

  • Data Analysis:

  • Collect and publish data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes

  • Develop and maintain a central location for all common sources of data and information to be shared with internal customers and category team members (Sharepoint, Teams, etc.)


  • Interprets needs from Strategic Sourcing Team to develops, transforms, and models data and/or data-based systems to provide insights, enable decision making and improve performance.

  • Designs visualization and systems for consumption of analytical results; transforms raw data into actionable information. Identifies, communicates, and quantifies opportunities for leveraging analytics solutions and applying data analytics.

  • Acts as liaison with decision makers by providing data-informed strategic direction, and as a liaison with subject matter experts to obtain data sets and set expectations for potential of data analytics.

  • Optimizes organization's data collection, management, and utilization strategy. Communicates the potential impact of analyses and applicable data privacy policies, procedures, and regulation.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to deterring and defeating any adversary, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future. #NGSkills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 10 years of relevant experience. Will consider those with a bachelors degree and 6 years of relevant experience or those with a masters degree and 4 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience with the following Alteryx, Python, SQL, Kubernetes, Streamlit, Web Applications, SAP HANA, and CostPoint Cognos

  • Experience with Global Supply Chain data, processes and procedures

Salary Range: $76,600 - $127,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.