Manager Supply Chain 1Palmdale, CA

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Supply Chain Manager 1 (4/10 Monday- Thursday) to support our Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center Site located onsite in Palmdale, CA.

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 cultivating your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, 4/10 and 3/10 work schedules, and a great 401K matching program.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.


  • Lead a team of exempt and non-exempt employees, who are responsible for the tracking, receiving, stocking, kitting, issuing, shipping, preservation, and issuing of parts supporting various production programs including chemical management

  • Coordinates interdepartmental activity with Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Warehousing, Traffic, Procurement, etc

  • Responsible for meeting direct budget targets, writing/updating work instructions, providing performance metrics, and making recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations

  • As the Global Supply Chain focal point, develop and execute the strategy for Global Supply Chain Goods Movement and Logistics operations in support of the program, affordability targets, schedule performance, and first-time quality

  • Leads a team that has the mission statement to support all production/test organizational goals and objectives through accurate tracking, receiving, stocking, kitting, issuing parts, shipping, preservation, chemical management, with a strong focus on safety and cost efficiency

  • Leads the supply chain team in executing best practices and measuring performance through agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Train and guide employees in keeping with all Northrop Grumman Values

  • Will collaborate with various programs on projects related to material receipt, storage, issue, and transportation

  • Lead, coordinate, and collaborate with internal and external customers, including local, state, federal, and international agencies to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements in support of Aeronautics Sector programs

  • Directs team activities associated with program transportation, storage, and material handling requirements, including major deliveries (classified and unclassified), and specialty movements as they relate to transportability

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with at least 2 years of experience in supply chain management, project management OR a Master's Degree with at least 1 years of experience in supply chain management, project management OR High School Diploma/Equivalent with at least 9 years of experience in supply chain management or project management

  • Must have a minimum of 1 year of experience leading a team, process, and/or projects

  • Must have previous experience in Supply Chain

  • Must have the Ability to obtain and maintain an active DOD Secret Clearance within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the Company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid driver's license and ability to drive company-owned vehicles (potentially in the dark at times)

  • Must have knowledge of a Material Requirements Planning (MRP)/ Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems

  • Ability to stand, walk and sit for prolonged periods of time

  • Must have the ability to perform desk work and production shop floor responsibilities with the ability to lift, push, pull up to 30 pounds

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or a related field

  • Ability to deal effectively with competing priorities and deadlines, and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment while demonstrating a professional attitude

  • Working knowledge of SAP

Salary Range: $104,600 - $156,800

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.