Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems
Principal Materials Planning Analyst
At a glance
Location: US-UT-Clearfield Map
Posted: 01/12/2019
Closing: 02/11/2019
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems
Job description
Location: United States-Utah-Clearfield
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Clearance Type: None
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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.
Northrop Grumman is currently recruiting for a Principal Materials Planning Analyst
Position Responsibilities:
  • Leads the Establishment of a Formal Material Planning function
  • Manages MRP & ROP Signals for All Buy Parts and Services
  • Generates PRs for Buy Parts/Services for all Direct Programs
  • Coordinates Timing of Requisition Placement, Purchasing, Acceptance, and Routing of Materials based on Program Needs.
  • Manages Part Lead Times
  • Coordinates Program MBOMs w/ Engineering
  • Expedites Critical Materials w/ Procurement
  • Manages Material Issues w/ Procurement
  • Participates in Program IPT Meetings and Production Support Meetings
  • Statuses Production Control & Program IPTs of Material Issues
  • Ensures Materials meet Production Schedules
  • Controls Excess, Insufficient, or Deficient Materials. This may require Working with the Customer, Engineering, Program Manager, Buyers, Finance, Suppliers, or Other External Vendors.
  • Resolves Complex Materials Issues for Programs.

Required Education & Experience:
  • BA/BS in with 10 years related Experience or Masters with 8 years related Experience.
  • APICS Certification Preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office, MS Project, Access and other office information systems; possess an understanding of software engineering terminology
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing Principles and Applications
  • Knowledgeable in areas of Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering/Design.
  • Minimum of 5 years Material Control/Planning Experience Required.
  • Demonstrated Proficiency with ERP/MRP Systems (Deltek Costpoint experience preferred)
  • Supplier Scheduling (line of balance, level loading, Kanban, Lean, etc)
  • Experience in a Composite Manufacturing Environment is Strong Desired
  • Experience with both Low Rate (Job Shop Style) R&D and Production, as well as High Rate Established & Start-up Programs is Strongly Desired 

Competencies for Success: 

  • Good Organization Skills and Ability to Work with Minimal Direction in a Changing Environment
  • High Energy, Results Oriented, Self-Motivated / Self-Reliant, Team Player
  • Strong Problem Solving Skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills with Ability to Interface with an Organization at all Levels
  • Ability to Work in a Dynamic, Fast Paced Environment
  • Ability to Multitask and Prioritize
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Initiative, Self-starter, Adaptable, and High Motivation for Excellence
  • Excellent Organizational, Communication, and Interpersonal Skills
  • Self-directed, Proactive
  • Role Requires Ability to Obtain a Secret Security Clearance Level
  • US Citizen 
Principal Materials Planning Analyst