Senior Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space
exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting
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culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining
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protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the
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Launch and Missile Defense Systems (LMDS) is an industry-leading
provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security,
military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a
heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace
and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission
success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible,
LMDS has an opening for a Sr. Principal Systems Architect to join
our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be
located in Chandler, Arizona.
Roles and responsibilities:
- Source and procure goods and services of a commodity nature
from many suppliers.
- Initiate Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives
same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers.
- In conjunction with quality organization, evaluate and monitor
supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to
support required delivery schedules. Work with internal customers
to ensure specifications are appropriate for the services or
- Identify opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and
manage risk through targeted negotiations
- Issue purchase orders.
- Manage performance of purchase orders, ensures compliance with
all public law requirements as well as company (and business)
policies and procedures including import/export regulations.
- Employ sound business practices and assesses supplier
performance as part of follow-up activities.
- Ensure that appropriate documentation is provided to
logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper
receipt is recorded.
- Review and approve supplier payment as needed.
- Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to
drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement. As an
employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust
benefits package which includes:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
This position's standard work schedule is 9/80. The 9/80 schedule
allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday
and take every other Friday off of work.
To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions,
please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video:
- Bachelors Degree and 10 years of related experience. 4 additional
years of related experience can be substituted for the
- Procurement experience in Government environment
- U.S. citizenship required. Ability to obtain a TS/SCI
- Microsoft skills
- Experience working with in FAR/DFAR requirements
- TS/SCI clearance
- Experience with working with DOD customers
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.
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