Requisition ID: R10087293
Category: Global Supply Chain
Location: Palmdale, CA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1
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.
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a Sr. Manager Supply Chain – Level 3 to join our team in Palmdale, CA. Be a part of a team of qualified, dedicated, and diverse professionals designing, developing, building, and supporting some of the world’s most advanced products. This position will have limited opportunity to work remote and primarily works from our Palmdale, CA sites. Operating on our 9/80 schedule, this position will have the opportunity to have every other Friday off!
This position is dynamic and challenging, requiring ingenuity, collaboration, and an insatiable drive to make the impossible possible. We’ll support you with training, employee resource groups, and robust benefits as we work together to defend and define the future.
This position reports to the Palmdale GSC Goods Movement & Logistics Director for the Aeronautics Systems Sector. The Manager will serve as the Goods Movement Palmdale Site focal point for Warehousing and Distribution, Shipping and Receiving, and will be the Site manager for Site 8 Warehouse. Candidate will be the focal point for Program Managers, IPTs and Production Operations leadership within the Palmdale Site, CA AS group. The candidate will be responsible for developing and executing GM strategies to support all of the appropriate programs, with focus on achieving affordability, operational efficiency, safety and first-time quality targets. Candidate responsible for activities and knowledge within multiple disciplines across the Supply Chain organization. Exhibits end-to-end supply chain competency.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Defines and develops warehouse and inventory strategies to meet Site/Program timelines and requirements.
Responsible for developing, implementing, and influencing the future course of storage and inventory management for AS Sites.
Leads long-term capacity analysis and resource planning to ensure proper scheduling of new product line phase-ins as well as existing product line phase-outs.
Serves as consultant to management and external spokesperson for the organization on policies, plans, and objectives.
Acts as an advisor to senior management and customers by defining and developing storage and material handling strategy for implementation cross-functionally.
Develop solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.
Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.
Able to communicate effectively and clearly present approaches and findings to senior leadership.
Supports proposal plans and writing assignments.
Implements and integrates scheduling systems and processes.
Leads Affordability Programs for all responsible sites
Operate company-owned vehicles to execute pick-up and delivery of parts between Northrop Grumman sites/buildings, and offsite locations at times.
Any Ad Hoc projects assigned as required
Master’s degree with 5 years’ experience OR a Bachelor’s degree with 7 years of experience; 11 or more years of experience may be substituted for degree requirements
3 or more years’ experience leading a large team to effectively execute a broad statement of work
Experience with manufacturing and supply chain operations with demonstrated and proven leadership skills and ability to collaborate effectively at all levels
MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel and Word) & knowledge of SAP
Familiarity with MMAS/DCMA/ISO 9001 requirements
This position requires a current DOD Secret clearance at a minimum to begin/start
Ability to prepare and present executive-level presentations
4 or more years’ proven track record building a robust team; provide people leadership, with a focus on acquiring, developing and retaining talent; respectful of others & understand and embrace the value of an inclusive team; empower each team member to perform at the highest level of productivity; be empathetic and listen for understanding
Proven ability to set a vision; assess external and internal factors to determine long-term business direction; create strategies that shape the future and inspire the team, resulting in sustainable value and performance; critical thinking
Proven ability to lead with courage; make bold moves, willingness to speak up and to take on new challenges; take calculated risks, with appropriate mitigation plans; self-aware, transparent and authentic; seek feedback from others
Proven ability to act with speed; understand the need for urgency to meet the needs of the business and stakeholders; decisive, drive timely decision-making; empower others with clear accountability and appropriate support
Experience as an accomplished problem-solver and change-agent whose unique mix of technical and business expertise lends itself to developing innovative Supply Chain strategies
Salary Range: $145,500 USD – $218,300 USD
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.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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