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Mgr Supply Chain 2 - Supplier Management and Process Improvement

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10014823 Category: Global Supply Chain
Location: Sunnyvale - CA, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
Shift: Days (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Positions Available: 1

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.
Embark on a career creating innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas to meet some of the most extreme environments on earth. Northrop Grumman Marine Systems has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in the defense of our nation supporting multiple programs across aircraft carrier, submarine propulsion and submarine launched
weapons systems. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start.

The Global Supply Chain Manager 2 - Supplier Management and Process Improvement, is responsible for leading the team to successful performance of key and critical suppliers, as well as building and maintaining vendor performance, proactive supplier management and Return to Green execution. Coordinates efforts to keep production moving to ensure programs meet cost, schedule, and technical objectives. We are looking for team players who bring solutions and can successfully coach and mentor others.

Leadership Responsibilities include:
Collaboration with functional organizations to effectively manage suppliers and provide internal and external KPI/metrics

Evaluating and coordinating the resolution of production problems related to engineering, manufacturing, design, quality, and materials

Conferring with Design, Quality, Materials Engineering, Manufacturing, and Global Supply Chain to provide and obtain technical solutions

Creates strategic value by understanding business processes and organizational interdependencies, analyzing wastes, and championing collaborative affordability and performance improvements

Engages management, employees and suppliers in using continuous improvement behaviors and systems to drive bottom line business results through optimized business practices and continual cost reductions

Defines improvement projects aligned with business strategies within Marine Systems, GSC, major organizational metrics, and our supply base

Training and Mentoring Supply Chain professionals

This position has frequent interactions with the Executive Leadership Team which provides excellent visibility and career growth opportunities.

Basic Qualifications
Bachelors degree

9+ years of experience in supply chain, project management, business management or other related experience.

3+ years of team lead and/or people management

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Visio, and Project

Ability to obtain a DoD secret clearance

Travel: Ability to travel 25-50%, sometimes at short notice is required

Having excellent interpersonal communication and interface skills at all levels internally and externally is critical to success in this role. Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills and a high level of attention to detail are a must.

Preferred Qualifications
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or related field

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Agile Project Management experience using Confluence and JIRA

Earned Value Management through Microsoft Project with Quantifiable Backup Data tracking

SAP experience

Naval and Marine industry experience

TPS Lean, Six Sigma, SCRUM, or Industrial Engineering certification

Salary Range: 116200 - 174200

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.

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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