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Manager Material Handling

Dulles, VA, USA | Northrop Grumman

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Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is seeking a highly qualified and energetic Manager of Stock Room & Material Control in Dulles, Virginia. This position is ideal for a manager with a solid track record looking to expand their understanding of the space industry who is also on a path of leadership development.

Duties & Expectations

Oversees all material control and logistics operations while supporting multiple program requirements.

Has the ability to communicate clearly while interfacing and providing support to departments including purchasing/subcontracts, logistics, planning, engineering, programs, and production control, and all other levels of employees and management.

Is the subject matter expert providing guidance on material and equipment handling, processing, packaging, and storage required for the transport or movement of critical high value space hardware.

Has proven leadership skills and experience managing multiple tasks from inception to completion of assigned task.

Represents NG during various internal and external material control audits.

Has ability to make independent decisions, is self-motivated, possesses excellent communication skills, is a detail-oriented team player and is willing and able to work extended hours as necessary.

Is experienced with working with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) customers.

Supervises (10-15) employees who use a wide variety of material handling equipment to move materials, parts, assemblies, and finished products within the receiving, manufacturing, and off-site production areas.

Provides monthly department metrics, goals, activity, material issues, concerns or potential problems reports to management.

Fosters a team environment while effectively coordinating interdepartmental activity and communication with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, government property, and other groups as requested.

Ensures inventory accuracy through regular review and resolution of issues and ensures compliance to all FTZ, HAZMAT and all regulatory and safety requirements as required.

Supports logistics and inventory needs for Government Property and Customer Furnished material as requested.

Monitors and direct daily shipping and receiving activities.

Establishes goals and objectives for team members and provides leadership that encourages and supports a team environment.

Provides staff resource planning including identification of critical skill needs to support business growth with the department.


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree

• Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience managing or supervising over 10+ employees in a stock or material departments

• Must oversee the material control and logistics operations while supporting multiple program requirements

• U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master's degree is a STEM Field

• 10 years’ experience in a space system mission assurance role

• Active Top Secret clearance 

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