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Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Manager 1 (Second shift) - Clearance Required in Palmdale, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager Supply Chain 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

The selected candidate will manage Warehouse, Kitting & Distribution activities. Candidate must have experience working in a dynamic fast paced production environment. Ensure all Service Metrics are met, standard parts kiting accuracy and on-time delivery of component kits to support manufacturing operations.

The Manager Supply Chain 1 will be expected to:

  • Responsible for the direct supervision of hourly employees on second shift.

  • Responsible for providing objective-oriented direction to subordinates utilizing management guidelines and general policies.

  • Advises Leadership of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided as needed.

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

  • Oversees daily operation of a team that receives material on a dock, fills standard hardware request and delivers kits to production shop floor.

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

  • Must be able and willing to work second shift (Monday - Thursday from 3:00pm-1:30am) OR weekend shift (Friday - Sunday from 5:00am -3:30pm)



Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree with 5 years' (or a High School Diploma/GED with 9 years' or an Associate's Degree with 7 years') of global supply chain experience including logistics and warehousing.

  • Minimum 6 months of leadership or supervisory experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Working knowledge of SAP or similar MRP system.

  • An active DoD Secret clearance at a minimum, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 5 years.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Programs to start.

  • Must be able and willing to work second shift (Monday - Thursday from 3:00pm-1:30am) OR weekend shift (Friday - Sunday from 5:00am -3:30pm)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • Experience working in a high volume, complex, and fast paced production environment.

  • Strong facilitation and communication skills.

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