GBSD Manager Supply Chain Programs 1

Northrop Grumman

Job Description

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Manager Supply Chain Programs 1. This position will be located in Wilmington, MA and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You'll Get To Do:

  • Leads team composed of engineers, quality and procurement personnel

  • Defines scope requirements for each product or service to be procured and ensures alignment of content and supplier capabilities

  • Defines and manages cost and schedule targets to achieve program and business objectives

  • Performs as the total integrated product team (IPT) lead for key subcontract suppliers and the associated subcontractor procurements

  • Determines the risk basis and value for the procured products and manages mitigation plans

  • Coordinates/leads all supplier design, manufacturing, and program reviews, including the necessary levels of NGMS participation

  • Functions as supplier Change Board interface for all anticipated, proposed, and released changes

  • Ensures supplier compliance with all elements of the SOW and subcontract

  • Ensures recovery plans are put in place for any / all erosion to schedule milestones

  • Ensures accurate Estimates at Complete (EACs) and material receipt forecasts

  • Leads solicitations for proposals, review of proposals, and supports supplier negotiations

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.


Basic Qualifications-

  • Bachelors in technical, manufacturing or business fields

  • 6 years of experience managing suppliers in an aerospace/defense environment

  • Must be able to analyze, comprehend, clearly communicate and help resolve technical, cost and schedule issues

  • Monitor daily operations and actively assist/provide in-scope, technical direction to suppliers as required

  • Familiar with FAR/DFAR related to supplier management

  • Capable of leading Subcontract Management Team (SMT)

  • Willingness/ability to travel to Roy, Utah for program reviews, etc.

Preferred Qualifications-

  • Masters in technical, manufacturing or business field

  • Existing DoD clearance

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.

Job Category : Global Supply Chain


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