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Northrop Grumman Material Program Manager - Level 3/4 in Northridge, California

Global Supply Chain

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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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

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 are making history.

The Sr. Principal Material Program Manager (MPM) / Principal Material Program Manager is a strong leader with demonstrated project management and supply chain management skills. This MPM position will support the AARGM-ER development program.

Job Description:

The MPM is a strong leader with demonstrated project management and supply chain management skills.

  • Represent NGIS in Program Management Reviews (PMRs) and leadership briefings (internal/external)

  • Cost accounting responsibility (material and labor) with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Requirements

  • Oversee all Supply Chain Management activities needed to meet program requirements and maintain link between various Supply Chain functions including Purchasing/Sub-Contracts, Logistics and Production Control

  • Balance strategic thinking with tactical application to support program execution

  • Identify and mitigate program risks as they pertain to material requirements

  • Communicate linkage of overall program and supply chain objectives and establish compatible long-range vision and strategy for strategic subcontracts including strategic agreements

  • Establish/negotiate material budgets to support program requirements

  • Establish and track monthly sales/expense forecasts, risks, and opportunities

  • Experience with cost reimbursable and incentive fee subcontracts

  • Proven leadership skills and experience managing multiple projects from inception to completion

  • Ability to make independent decisions, be self-motivated, possess excellent communications skills, detail-oriented, and team player

  • Capable of multi-tasking and able to work extended hours as necessary

  • Experience working with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

  • Strong Program and Budget Management skills

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4

Job Category : Global Supply Chain

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