Prncpl Supply Chain Plng Spec in Rolling Meadows, IL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Northrop Grumman Corporation   •  

Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

This job is no longer available.

This position will be responsible for the following:

  • Lead and foster strategic and tactical relationships between suppliers and NG
  • Manage open requirements with suppliers and provide schedule status visibility to programs
  • Form and lead multi-disciplined teams in problem resolution
  • Assist procurement agents with supplier performance, operations, and technical capability information in source selections and negotiations
  • Identify, gain buy-in, and implement cost reduction opportunities and risk mitigation plans between programs and suppliers
  • Provide input on program proposals including developing sourcing strategies, cost reduction opportunities, and risk mitigation plans
  • Communicate on a regular basis supplier performance metrics (cost, schedule, technical, etc.)
  • Visit suppliers on a periodic basis to review performance, financial health, and operations status
  • Facilitate program business and technical interchanges with suppliers
  • Host supplier business and performance reviews at NG
  • Implement program-specific objectives and Sector level objectives within the supply base
  • Participate on multi-disciplined teams to assess and qualify new suppliers and/or capabilities
  • Monitor overall supply base and industry trends for opportunities and/or risks to NG

This position will report to the Manager, CCAs and Power Supplies, Supplier Management / Technology Domain Team. The candidate will have ownership responsibility for the execution of supply chain processes and strategies for a particular set of suppliers and/or technologies within the technology domain. The candidate will be a member of an integrated, multi-disciplined team comprised of experts in materials management, subcontract administration, procurement, mission assurance, engineering, and manufacturing.

This position requires the ability to balance and influence multiple competing priorities and individuals. A strong commitment and collaborative approach is paramount. Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills, as well as project management, analytical, planning, presentation and human relations' skills are required.


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 6+ years of industry experience
  • US citizen with ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management, or other related field and 6 years of industry experience
  • Current DoD Secret or higher security clearance
  • Working knowledge of global supply chain, operations, logistics, MRP/ERP system tools
  • Proficient in MS Office suite and SAP
  • Experience with circuit card assemblies or power supplies
  • Familiarity with Northrop Grumman and/or similar drawing packages
  • Experience assessing supplier's technical capabilities and providing sourcing guidance


Valid Through: 2019-9-16