Manager Supply Chain Programs 2

Northrop Grumman

3.2

(26)

Baltimore, MD

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    Position summary

    Baltimore, MD.* The Manager Supply Chain Programs is responsible and accountable for the capture/proposal, strategy, material finance/CAM management, and execution of all material and services content for the Advanced Radar System (ARS) Operating Unit (OU) within the Combat Sensors Business Unit . Acts as the main focal point for the Program Management Office (PMO) for the entire supply chain and coordinates cross-functionally to ensure that all supply chain commitments are met, and that appropriate mitigation plans are developed and executed to address any programmatic risks related to suppliers.

    Responsible GSC leader of professionals within the ARS OU. Develops the material strategy and leads the activities for GSC in all phases of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP). Provide differentiated and affordable supply chain solutions for existing programs and new business pursuits. Ensures that prior to program execution, all elements of the proposed program(s) plans have complete and accurate schedules, budgets, make/buy plans, and procurement and subcontracts strategies. Leads supply chain program execution and is accountable for resource planning, material cost, forecasting, schedule performance, risk/opportunity management, and supply chain issue resolution. Conducting performance reviews within the HR process and in a timely manner, with adequate opportunity for employee feedback & development action . Implement strategies and actions to ensure timely delivery of materials and subcontract services in support of program needs. Support achievement of ARS OU financial commitments. Drive continuous improvements in supply chain/subcontracts related processes via collaboration with other functions, programs, and the extended supply chain. Ensure compliance with the wide range of regulatory and other requirements and achieve supplier diversity requirements. Collaborate with manufacturing, mission assurance, and engineering to ensure successful delivery of material and subcontracted items.

    The successful candidate will hold strong leadership skills, excellent oral and written skills, solid communication skills, knowledge of terms and conditions, an aptitude for DoD contracting and its related requirements and the ability to lead a diverse team with varying requirements and priorities in support of the business. The role will require days in the office and is coded as hybrid, as some days may be worked remote. This manager will be responsible for leading up to six supply chain planning professionals and will report to the Combat Sensors Business Unit Supply Chain Manager.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Acts as the main focal point for the PMO for the entire supply chain and coordinates cross-functionally to ensure that all supply chain commitments are met, and that appropriate mitigation plans are developed and executed to address any programmatic risks related to suppliers.
    • Develops the material strategy and leads the activities for GSC in all phases of the BAP.
    • Ensures that prior to program execution, all elements of the proposed program(s) plans have complete and accurate schedules, budgets, make/buy plans, and procurement and subcontracts strategies.
    • Material cost and schedule management (EAC) using Earned Value Management.
    • Leads supply chain Program execution and is accountable for resource planning, material cost, forecasting, schedule performance, risk/opportunity management, supplier performance, and supply chain issue resolution.
    • Briefs the PMO and executive management on the status and issues affecting Program cost and schedule performance.
    • Cross functional coordination as it pertains to supplier management, specifically with Operations, Quality Mission Excellence (QME), Procurement, and PMO IPT leads
    • Material risk management, including identification, and mitigation planning and execution.
    • Briefs Program and Executive management and Customer on the status and issues affecting Supplier performance and cost.

    MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 9 years work experience in Supply Chain Management, Planning, Procurement, Program Management, Contracts, Subcontracts/Procurement or related field , or a Master's Degree with a minimum of 7 years' of related experience as discussed above.
    • 3+ years of experience as a team lead and/or a management of people role
    • Strong leadership, communication, and writing skills
    • Expertise in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • US Citizenship and a DoD Secret Clearance to start the role, with the ability to obtain an SAP and TS Clearance
    • Knowledge of SAP, and EVMS and CAM Experience (Budget Management, Contract proposal support, Cost Estimating)
    • Must be able to work on-site in Linthicum, MD in a hybrid schedule.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • At least 1-2 years of previous experience in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Business Management, or related field
    • Demonstrates success/problem solving skills in supply chain, business management, operations, logistics, engineering, or program management
    • Knowledge of running large scale programs with significant material content, including significant proposal experience
    • Prior leadership in developing team or working with teams &/or mentoring others in career development activities
    • Working knowledge of Federal and Defense contracting requirements including ITAR and FAR/DFARS
    • Proficient in Earned Value Management Systems, supplier financial reporting/forecasting, contracting/subcontracting, or supplier/program/product scheduling
    • Ability to successfully manage complex supplier specifications, drawings, SOW's, and supplier issue resolution
    • Strong business acumen and ability to operate in a face paced development environment that consists of leading-edge technology suppliers and non-traditional supply base.

    Salary Range: $131,800 - $197,600

    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 http://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.