Manager Supply Chain 2 at Northrop Grumman (Baltimore, MD)

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TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 Manager of Supply Chain 2 to join our F-35 Radar Production Operating Unit (OU) within the Tactical Fighters Business Unit. This position will be in Linthicum, MD with Part Time remote work available.

This position will provide Global Supply Chain support for multiple Production Lots. The position requires the individual to lead a team responsible for the cost, schedule, and performance of suppliers supporting F-35 Radar Production. The individual will be responsible for mission success of their supply chain responsibilities and ensure their suppliers perform to the committed schedules, terms, conditions, and contractual requirements/specifications and drawings.

This management position will have direct professional reports, which entails day to day direction and oversight of the employee's work product, individual career development needs requiring the ability to lead, recruit, motivate and develop a team.The candidate should understand the aspects of running the business and be able to interact/collaborate with Program and Business Management as well with Engineering, Operations and Quality to cohesively drive successful program performance.

Core responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Management of a direct staff of 6 or more professionals consisting of Global Supply Chain Specialists.
  • Indirect support to OU Directors and Program Managers as well as coordination with other functions within the F-35 Radar Production Operations team
  • Provide guidance and training to ensure professionals are performing to or exceeding the expectation of their position and established management goals
  • Development of negotiation strategies, plans, and coordination with F-35 Subcontract Manager.
  • Support of proposal activities
  • Oversite of Program cost and monthly forecasting/receipts
  • Develop strong relationship with OU Business Managers to ensure cost goals and challenges are understood and supported.
  • Lead and coordinate with necessary functionals to review and approve supplier agreements (i.e Teaming Agreements, Long Term Pricing Agreements) in coordination with Subcontract Manager and other required Supply Chain teams.
  • Identification and communication of deliverables needed from other functional areas.
  • Exhibits end-to-end supply chain competency within Supply Chain functions (Planning, Sourcing, Small Business Plan, Supplier Quality, Contracts, Analytics, Compliance, etc.)

Job Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with at least 9 years of supply chain, program management, procurement, purchasing or closely related experience; OR a master's degree with at least 7 years of supply chain, program management, procurement, purchasing or closely related experience
  • 3+ years of team lead and/or management of people
  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain government security clearance
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and SAP
  • Demonstrates leadership success and ability to influence direct reports, interact with peers and all levels of management
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills, commitment to fostering an engaging environment for others and excellent communication skills

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
  • 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: $113,200.00 - $169,800.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to basepay. 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/orpersonal 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

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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Northrop Grumman operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Falls Church, VA, Linthicum Heights, MD and San Diego, CA. It has 85636 total employees. To see all 84 open jobs at Northrop Grumman, click here.
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