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Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Business Analyst - SMS in Fortitude Valley, Australia


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

It’s only impossible – until you do it at Northrop Grumman

Wherever the boundaries of possible are being pushed, Northrop Grumman is there. We solve the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defence and cyberspace and have supported critical defence and civil programs in Australia for over 20 years.

Backed by Northrop Grumman’s world class capabilities, we solve our customers’ most challenging problems across space, aeronautics and mission critical systems in commitment to Australia’s future.

Due to increased demand we are seeking a Supply Chain Business Intelligence Analyst who will support the Sustainment and Modernisations Services Operating Unit (SMS OU) and its programs.

This role is full-time permanent and based in Springfield or Fortitude Valley, QLD.

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Supply chain performance root cause analysis and solution support

  • Managing supporting documentation of the supply chain metrics suite

  • Definition, documentation and building of metrics in BI suites

  • Management of metric tools and BI systems used by the supply chain function

  • Develop and manage guidance, frameworks, business process and tools for metric usage and management

  • Provide guidance, support and governance of materiel master data integrity management

Why Northrop Grumman?

As an integral part of the Australian team, you will receive professional development and a comprehensive benefits package. Furthermore, you will be joining an inclusive work environment built on innovation and respect, supported by the highest ethical standards.

Our Values represent what is important to us at Northrop Grumman and are integrated into all aspects of our employee experience:

  • We do the right thing

  • We do what we promise

  • We commit to shared success

  • We pioneer

Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience with BI systems and databases for analysing data and building metrics, ideally within a Supply Chain management context

  • Knowledge in best practice supply chain management principles, reporting and analysis

  • Strong team player, with ability to work as part of a larger group and independently

  • Highly organised with proven track record to deliver projects, meet deadlines and achieve goals and objectives

  • Great stakeholder management skills backed by excellent written and verbal communication

  • Knowledge and experience in the use Defence systems as it relates to supply chain management and data

  • Australian Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Defence Security Clearance


  • Tertiary qualification in Business, Business Management, Logistics or Supply Chain

  • Database management experience

  • Knowledge and experience in a military and/or commercial aviation supply chain environment

  • Experience with SAP as it relates to supply chain management

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with materiel master data integrity management

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in using a wide range of toolsets to analyse results and develop recommendations from analysis

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian Citizens. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, as such your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.