Supplier Diversity Supply Chain Manager 2 Redondo Beach, 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 2 t o join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Global Supplier Diversity Organization. This leadership role is located onsite in Redondo Beach, California .

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80* work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

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.

The selected candidate supports and contributes to the Senior Manager of Global Supplier Diversity, SBLO and Government Relations. Will support the day-to-day operations and provide guidance to 7-10 Small Business Liaison Officers in Redondo Beach for supporting all AS programs or a function within the larger organizational unit, setting and operating to objectives and providing guidance to their team based on goals, objectives and company policy. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree with at least 8 years of progressive experience in subcontracts, procurement, contracts, legal, or a related discipline; or Master's degree with at least 6 years of progressive experience in subcontracts, procurement, contracts, legal, or a related discipline

  • Must have 3 years of experience with strategic planning and writing proposals

  • Must have experience with government contracting, FAR and DFARS requirements

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance and Program Access

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Strong outstanding written and verbal communication

  • Strong Leadership Skills

  • Strong Teambuilding experience

Salary Range: $122,200 - $183,400

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.