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
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
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.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.