Sr Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist

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United States-Florida-Apopka, United States


Full Time

2 months ago

Job description


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available


TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time


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 Mission Systems is seeking a talented Sr Principal Supply Chain Planning Specialist to join our team in Apopka, FL. Apopka, FL is located near the Orlando, FL. surrounding area.

Essential Functions:

  • Defines and develops material strategy. 
  • Responsible for the assessment of supply chain resources; aggregates and prioritizes demand requirements.
  • Develops, coordinates, and executes material forecasting and delivery schedule.  
  • Participates in make/buy process, long-term capacity and resource planning; product phase-in/phase-out, manufacturing ramp-up, end-of-life management and product-line management.
  • Lead affordability, cost savings, and/or process improvement strategies.
  • Analyzes purchase material supply/demand position using Material Requirements Planning (MRP) tools.
  • Monitors inventory levels based on dependent and independent Bill-of-Materials (BOM) requirements.
  • Creates/reduces supply requirements based on inventory adjustments.
  • Participates in long-term capacity and resource planning to ensure proper scheduling of new product line phase-ins as well as existing product line phase-outs.
  • Interfaces with Source process area regarding inventory levels, working capital and other areas as needed.
  • Receives/reviews requirements for non-standard parts.
  • Analyzes lead times and identifies critical path procurements.
  • Supports manufacturing production line, providing planned and unplanned requirements in an expedited manner.
  • Collaborate cross functionally with supplier quality, engineering, quality, production and other support functions.
  • Evaluating suppliers, addressing supplier capacity and/or production issues, and noting key performance indicators
  • Making sound decisions in a timely manner, displaying strong interpersonal skills, and having an agile mindset

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of supply chain, material planning, general business, finance, or closely related experience; OR a master’s degree with 8 years of supply chain, material planning, general business, finance, or closely related experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft system application tools and SAP.
  • Experience and/or knowledge in a manufacturing and/or repair depot environment.
  • Understanding of an IRAD/Developmental Program.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in using MRP systems for material and finance data analysis.
  • Experience with forecasting material receipts and sales dollars into COGNOS.
  • Experience with Government Programs and FAR/DFAR flow downs.
  • Experience managing suppliers through the following: cost/schedule/quality.
  • Experience managing programs with earned Value (EV)
  • Experience with cost accounting management (CAM)
  • Active DoD security clearance

Salary Range: $95,000.00 - $142,400.00

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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.

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