Supply Chain Planning Specialist (Level 3 or 4)

Northrop Grumman

3.2

(26)

Palmdale, CA

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    Position summary

    team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Palmdale, CA.

    • Openings on multiple shifts / schedules.
    • Position is in-office, unable to accommodate a telecommute/hybrid schedule.

    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.
    • Prioritize and communicate impacts of current and potential material shortages.

    Basic Qualifications (Level 3):

    • Bachelor's degree with 6 years of experience, a Master's degree with 4 years of experience, or 10 years of experience with a high school diploma in lieu of a degree. Experience must be in supply chain, procurement, logistics or another relevant field.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Suite with an emphasis on Excel and Power Point.
    • Ability to perform 50% desk work and 50% production floor integration responsibilities with the ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
    • Ability to obtain/maintain DOD Secret Clearance and a Program Special Access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs (prior to starting).

    Basic Qualifications (Level 4):

    • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of experience, a Master's degree with 8 years of experience, or 14 years of experience with a high school diploma in lieu of a degree. Experience must be in supply chain, procurement, logistics or another relevant field.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Suite with an emphasis on Excel and Power Point.
    • Ability to perform 50% desk work and 50% production floor integration responsibilities with the ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
    • Ability to obtain/maintain DOD Secret Clearance and a Program Special Access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs (prior to starting).

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree from accredited institution.
    • Experience with ERP system, specifically SAP desired.
    • Experience in Aerospace Manufacturing.
    • MES Program Experience.
    • Experience working knowledge in production planning process.
    • Working knowledge with Total Quality Management and/or, Procurement, and/or Supplier Quality Assurance.

    Salary Range: $88,700 - $133,100
    Salary Range 2: $109,900 - $164,900

    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 most 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.