Supply Chain Planning Specialist Level 2/3Rocket Center, WV

Requisition ID: R10161815

  • Category: Global Supply Chain

  • Location: 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently hiring for a Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 2) or a Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 3) to join our Tactical Sub Systems Program team. The candidate hired will be expected to work the hours of operations in Rocket Center, WV ; training and meetings will often require onsite participation from the candidate. There is no telework or hybrid option for this position .

Job Duties:

  • Help define and develop material strategy

  • Participate in make/buy process, capacity planning, and resource planning; product phase-in/phase-out, manufacturing ramp-up, product end-of-life management

  • Analyze purchase material supply/demand position using Material Requirements Planning (MRP) tools

  • Understand inventory levels based on dependent and independent Bill-of-Materials (BOM) requirements

  • Receive and review requirements for non-standard parts. Analyzes lead times and identifies critical path procurements

  • Act as one the Program facing liaisons for the Global Supply chain team

  • Competitive and non-competitive sourcing approaches, requests for quotes

  • Solicitation bid packages strategies, targeting optimized pricing through volume

  • Source selections in a competitive environment & participate in proposal activities

  • Understand and evaluate multiple supplier proposals to place compliant purchase orders

  • Extract, monitor, analyze and validate data and information from multiple sources

  • Develop engaging and collaborative relationships with suppliers and internal partners / customers to drive problem resolution

  • Help GSC management understand and explain material forecasts

  • Participate in Agile environment teams to drive Change Request updates to TDP

  • Candidates must be able to make sound and independent decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, and have an agile perspective of compliance protocol mandated by regulated industry, including Aerospace and Defense

Basic Qualifications for Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 2):

  • This role places a strong emphasis on skills and experience. We will consider candidates who meet one of the following criteria: a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 7 years' experience in supply chain, planning, or a closely related field; a bachelor's degree with at least 3 years' experience in supply chain, planning, or a closely related field; or a master's degree with 1 year of experience in supply chain, planning, or a closely related field

  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system

  • MS Office including Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US DoD Secret Security Clearance

Basic Qualifications for Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 3):

  • This role places a strong emphasis on skills and experience. We will consider candidates who meet one of the following criteria: a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years' experience in supply chain, planning, or a closely related field; a bachelor's degree with at least 6 years' experience in supply chain, planning, or a closely related field; or a master's degree with 4 years of experience in supply chain, planning, or a closely related field

  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system

  • MS Office including Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supply chain experience for an aerospace and/or defense company

  • Ability to discern and analyze data to formulate and execute effective negotiation strategies

  • Demonstrated experience in the analysis and negotiation of contractual terms and conditions

  • Problem solving, and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to apply risk-based thinking in support of strategic decision making

  • SAP experience

  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR

Salary Range: $62,200 - $93,400

Salary Range 2: $76,600 - $115,000

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.