Prod Plng and Scheduler Warner Robins, GA

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 Sector is seeking a Production Planner and Scheduler 2 to join our team in Warner Robins, Georgia. The selected candidate will serve as the primary focal point for material planning supporting the AAQ-24 Large Aircraft Inferred Counter Measures. The ideal candidate will have the ability to analyze historical data and set a vision for future sustainment ensuring the correct stock posture is readily available. They will manage material spares of Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) as well as Shop Replaceable Unit (SRUs) ensuring spares stock levels are correct, and material requisitions are within budgetary lines supporting AAQ-24 Program Requirements. In addition, the selectee will review and process purchase requisitions for materials deemed needed for sustainment as well as monitor and control cost data associated with budgets allocated to specific lines of accounting. The position requires mature collaboration skills as cross-function communication is key. The selectee will be a critical member of multifaceted progressive efforts including Project Managers, Engineers, Subcontract Administrators, Quality Assurance, Business Analysts, Technicians, and Senior Management.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with suppliers ensuring component spares and material are available.

  • Primary Point of Contact for Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS)

  • Analyze and Advise material requirements considering engineering specifications and revisions, LRU/SRU technical drawings and Delivery Order schedules.

  • Fiscal forecast of all materials on a monthly and quarterly basis resulting in no less/more than a 5% variance.

  • Participate in monthly material baseline reviews ensuring supply postures are adequate in support of customers.

  • Ability to research, analyze, and provide solutions to complex logistics concerns or problems related to material postures. Must also have the ability to communicate the solutions in a clear and concise manner.

  • Collect large amounts of current and historical data to perform trend analysis on internal and external suppliers.

  • Update various systems to reflect accurate information within a timely manner ensuring up-to-date visibility of stock levels.

  • Control the flow of information, services, and assets between points of origin through the logistics life cycle.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma with 7 years of experience in supply chain management, material management, production and/or depot, and/or Enterprise Logistics; Associates Degree in related field with 2 years of experience in supply chain management, material management, production and/or depot, and/or Enterprise Logistics; Bachelor's degree in related field with 3 years of experience in supply chain management, material management, production and/or depot, and/or Enterprise Logistics; Master's degree in related field with 1 years of experience in supply chain management, material management, production and/or depot, and/or Enterprise Logistics.

  • Must be proficient in collecting and analyzing data to create complex material requirements reports, material spend reports, and program material health charts.

  • Experience in requesting quotes from suppliers/distributers.

  • Experience with DMSMS and resolutions.

  • Experience in business material forecasting and analysis.

  • An understanding of International and Domestic Defense Logistics theories and/or regulations

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.

  • Able to work on-site.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance.

  • 5+ years working with suppliers.

  • 5+ years formulating strategic material postures.

  • 5+ years' experience with Material forecasting and budgeting.

  • Experience with SAP, Team Center MRO, Accounting databases

  • Microsoft Office applications experience - mid levelNGSkills

Salary Range: $55,100 - $82,700

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.