1+ months

Staff Supply Chain Planning Specialist

Northrop Grumman
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems has an opening for a **Parts Material Manager (Level 5)** for our **Redondo Beach, CA** location **.**
Roles and Responsibilities:

+ This role will report to the Advance Mission Programs Global Supply Chain (GSC) Program Management (PM) Organization
+ Candidate to use their knowledge and experience of the process handoffs between engineering, systems engineering, mission assurance and GSC in order to develop giver/receivers to help create prioritized engineering release in conjunction with MSEI, IPTs and AP/MRP
+ Includes working with GSC PM to track the entire workflow from drawing release to signal release to Purchase Req release to PO placement to hardware receipt and if it supports program/IPT need dates
+ Help to create and mature acquisition plan by:
+ Developing "no kidding" design freeze date cutoffs in order to account for GSC acquisition span times (supplier and GSC processing)
+ Reviewing at risk factors (industry knowledge, Supplier Management ratings (SAMS/Scorecards), Commodity Engineering capacity reports etc.) to identify acquisition risks and effectively bring those to the appropriate levels of attention via the Risk/Opportunity process
+ Set-Back Schedules based on Required On Dock Dates (RODD)

+ Coordinate drawing release as well as order placement with IPTs and GSC based on evolving priorities
+ Support Project reviews, risk mitigation, parts obsolescence, Material status, IPT reviews, Configuration Change Board support etc.
+ Coordinates GSC support to Materials and Processes (M&P), Project Approved Parts List (PAPL), Project Approved Mechanical Parts Lists (PAMPL)
+ Support SDRL flow down to suppliers
+ Support CDRLs, which may include Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM), Customized Microelectronics Devices Source Protection Plan, Counterfeit Protection Plan, Parts Management Plan etc.
+ Work closely with Commodity Engineering and Program Engineers to suggest alternate parts that may have shorter lead-times, come from a better performing supplier/source to mitigate risk (cost, lead time, supplier capacity, international risks etc.)
+ Problem solver that effectively works with cross functional/org teams
+ Experienced in dynamic environments where there may have been schedule changes, part failures, design changes, testing failures etc.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels


**Basic Qualifications:**

+ 15 + years with Bachelor's; 13 + years with Masters' in business or supply chain or STEM
+ Knowledgeable of Advanced Planning (AP), Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Parts Management Integration (PMI)
+ Knowledgeable of NG SSSD ICMT processes
+ Candidate must have, and be able to maintain SCI clearance or must be eligible to obtain SCI clearance
+ Minimum of 10 years of ERP/MRP system experience with at least 5 years using SAP

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience in space programs
+ Experience in AP, MRP or PMI
+ Experience in Commodity Engineering
+ Experience with CDRLs
+ Experience with SDRLs

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

**Job Category** : Global Supply Chain


Posted: 2020-11-27 Expires: 2021-01-31

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