Supply Operations Lead Tindal, AUS

We're building a reputation as the place to be in Defence. With strong local management, sound investment and a fresh approach, we're on an exciting trajectory and building unique capability. Leveraging the kind of leading-edge US capabilities and technology most can only imagine our close-knit 800-strong team is busy delivering World-leading innovative and sustainable solutions to safeguard Australia's future. Together we're growing a business where everyone contributes and everyone matters.

Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) provides real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) over vast ocean and coastal regions. The aircraft can fly for more than 24 hours at a time, at an altitude above 55,000 feet and an operational range of 8,200 nautical miles. Australia is a cooperative program partner in the Triton program which consists of the US Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and Northrop Grumman.

Your role:

Are you ready to embrace a pivotal role within our logistics/supply chain team? Your responsibilities will encompass a diverse array of critical tasks, ranging from inventory management to ensuring the ready availability of spares, tools, and equipment. Your duties will include the meticulous preparation of logistics documentation, the determination of maintenance materials and the scrupulous maintenance of records.

Your typical day will revolve around the dynamic world of stock, involving the receipt and issuance of goods, astute stock management and the application of Commonwealth processes. Should the demands of maintenance necessitate items that are not readily at hand, you will be the orchestrator of stock levels and the raiser of requisitions to guarantee an uninterrupted supply.

Additionally, you will provide comprehensive management and maintenance of warehouses, alongside the facilitation of systems, processes, and standards. Overseeing a dedicated team of Northrop Grumman Program Warehousing Stores Clerks, you will support their output, guiding activities such as receipt and storage, picking and packaging, dispatching and the harmonisation of inbound and outbound shipments. Moreover, you are the guardian of compliance, ensuring adherence to all pertinent warehouse processes and regulations, including those outlined by Defence and RAAF Base.

Underpinning all these responsibilities is the overarching management of the warehouse and warehousing team functional execution. You are entrusted with the secure storage of all aircraft and non-aircraft spares, the upholding of inventory security, and the careful management of warehouse stock holdings.

If you are an experienced professional with a proactive approach and seeking your next level role in supply chain and logistics, this role presents a unique opportunity to take full responsibility for supply operations and significantly contribute to our program's success.

About You

To excel in this position, we seek candidates with a current forklift licence and an ADF Baseline Security Clearance, or the ability to obtain one. A tertiary qualification in Supply Chain/Logistics is desirable. Ex-military backgrounds are particularly valued, as they bring a deep understanding of operational environments, especially at RAAF Tindal. Quick thinking and decisiveness are traits that will serve you well in this dynamic role. Previous roles in Defence logistics, supply chain, or squadron store positions are additional assets that we value.

What's in it for you :

Whatever your role, life stage, or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues, and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Commitment to your Professional Development - further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships, and unlimited access to a range of online training

  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including 9-day fortnight

  • Purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Defining Possible means something different to each one of us. What's Your Possible?

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you will need to be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, so your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.