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.


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