Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Material Program Manager

Chandler, AZ
Materials and Distribution


Job Description

Job ID: MO20182809-47869

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrup Grumman is seeking a Material Program Administrator at our Chandler, Az location.

Job Summary

The Material Program Manager (MPM) is the single point of contact interfacing with the Program Office and internal customers; Quality, Engineering, Operations, Finance, and Contracts. You represent the Supply Chain organization on policies, strategies and objectives, oversee all SCM activities needed to meet program requirements and ensures a strong link between various Supply Chain functions including Purchasing/Sub-Contracts, Logistics and Production Control.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Prepares more complex worksheets and analyses of supplier data. Monitors supplier quality and delivery performance; identifies problems and coordinates solutions with supplier.
  2. Develops material negotiation positions based on data and detailed analysis and leads material negotiations directly with Customer.Participate in negotiations with suppliers.
  3. Provide financial data with quantitative analysis. CAM responsibility for material cost accounts that reviews with both internal and external customers. Assist with developing and managing material budgets including Estimates-To-Complete and Estimates-at-Completion, material sales forecasts and vendor payment management.
  4. Creates and manages a Material Program Plan (MPP) that aligns with the program objectives.
  5. Compute worksheets representing risks and opportunities.
  6. Compute basic artifacts capturing the analysis.

Education and Experience

Generally requires BS & 2 years or equivalent combination of education & experience.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Distribution
Group: Flight