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Northrop Grumman Manager Supply Chain Programs 3 in San Diego, 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.

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 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 create 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. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a Manager Supply Chain Programs 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse, individuals in the GSC Programs organization. This position will be located in San Diego, Ca.

This position will support the Global Hawk Enterprise as the GSC Program Manager and have a detailed focus on the entire Global Hawk portfolio for this legendary platform. The Global Hawk Platform is a High Altitude Long Endurance Autonomous Air Vehicle that provides SAR and EO/IR capability to the United Stated Air Force. Global Hawk is currently working through simultaneous Development, production and sustainment to continue to provide the state of the art capability to meet the overall mission.

Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Acts as the main focal point for the Program Management Office (PMO) for the entire supply chain and coordinates cross-functionally to ensure that all supply chain commitments are met, and that appropriate mitigation plans are developed and executed to address any programmatic risks related to suppliers

  • Ensures that prior to program execution, all elements of the proposed program(s) plans have complete and accurate schedules, budgets, make/buy plans, and procurement and subcontracts strategies

  • Leads supply chain Program execution and is accountable for resource planning, material cost, forecasting, schedule performance, risk/opportunity management, supplier performance, and supply chain issue resolution

  • Briefs the PMO and executive management on the status and issues affecting Program cost and schedule performance


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with 9 years of experience in Aerospace Supply Chain Management and/or a combination of Supply Chain/ Project Management/Business Management experience; OR 6 years experience with a Master's degree.

  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR supply chain requirements

  • At least 2 years prior experience leading a team/process/project

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Northrop Grumman management experience

  • Direct experience interfacing with executive leadership

  • Experience with Northrop Grumman Business systems.

  • Demonstrated familiarity with Northrop Grumman GSC processes and GSC functional organization

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