Principal Material Requirements Planning Analyst Sierra Vista, AZ

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.

Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS) Sector is seeking a Principal Material Requirements Planning Analyst to support the materials management team, located in Sierra Vista, in office.

The Principal Material Requirements Planning Analyst acts as the focal point for functional departments and the Q4 program team to interface with regarding material planning and procurement. This individual cultivates collaboration between functional departments, and customers.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for program on-time delivery (OTD) of all procurements

  • Responsible for planning, executing, and mitigating schedule slips for all material purchase orders for the Q4 program

  • Expedite and manage the flow of spare parts, Last Time Buy (LTB) opportunities, consumables, and Unplanned Maintenance Requirements (UMRs) parts through the procurement process, with the ability to status no less than weekly to the program or functional teams

  • Professionally brief NG leaders and external stakeholders in procurement activities, repair and return activities, OTD schedule, and facility specific material management processes and procedures

  • Become the expert on the Q4 program's spares buy and its schedule, with an understanding of all parts, descopes, GFX/DMSMS challenges, and goods movement requirements

  • Support Request for Proposals (RFPs), capture activities, and proposal efforts within the OU and Q4 program

  • Using strategic thinking to mitigate risks, improve costs, and gain efficiencies within the department and facility

  • Demonstrating strong leadership characteristics and possess high levels of organization and self-motivation with the ability to accomplish challenging tasks in a high-pressure and short-turnaround environment, with minimal supervision

  • Interact and Team with cross-functional leaders and individual contributors in Program Management, Quality/Mission Assurance, Shipping/Receiving, Logistics, Global Supply Chain, and Project Management

  • Analyzes material requirements based on needs of component replenishments, substitute parts or materials, production set ups, engineering changes, and Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS)

  • Input material requisitions within MOR and 2AP databases

  • Support and utilize digital transformation efforts within the operating unit

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent (GED) with at least 10 years of relevant experience ; w ill consider 6 years of relevant experience with bachelor's degree or 4 year of relevant experience with Master's

  • 2+ years of analysis experience with Bill of Materials (BOMs), Material Requirement planning, Goods Movement, and/or Parts Distribution

  • 2+ years of SAP experience in procurement or inventory management

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral

  • Commitment to being responsive and customer oriented

  • Must have a working knowledge of MS Office Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DD1149's, DD-250 process, and MOCAS

  • Technical, Flight Operations, Logistics and/or Maintenance Background

  • 2+ years of DMSMS experience

  • Experience with Global Hawk/Triton Unmanned and Autonomous Systems

  • Basic understanding of TeamCenter, FLIS, and DOD Logistics

  • Excel skills: vLookup, xLookup, PivotTables

  • Ability to interpret and review parts list and drawings

  • Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and /or Direct Commercial Sales (DCS) experience

  • Comfortable and/or Familiar with foreign travel, culture, laws, etc

  • Experience in customer negotiations

Salary Range: $67,800 - $101,600

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.

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