Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: August 4, 2022
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.SP
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,
possible.LMDS has an opening for a Principal Supply Chain
Subcontract Specialist join our team of qualified, diverse
individuals. The Pricing Analyst functions in a fast-paced proposal
environment and works closely with program/proposal team members
developing cost proposals while ensuring compliance and schedule
adherence. The primary location is Chandler, Arizona. Occasional
telecommuting may also be considered.Roles and responsibilities
- Sources and procures specialized goods and services.
- Owns contractual management for the supplier.
- Responsible for source selection from contract proposal to
- Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as
contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning,
operations, program and end-users.
- Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms
and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials,
equipment, and/or services.
- Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders conferences, analyzes
and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects
or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers
- In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and
monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier
ability to support required delivery schedules.
- Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve
efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted
- Manages performance of subcontracts, ensures compliance with
all public law requirements as well as company (and business)
policies and procedures including import/export regulations.
- Employs sound business practices and assesses supplier
performance as part of follow-up activities.
- Ensures that appropriate documentation is provided to
logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper
receipt is recorded.
- Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers.
- Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed. Utilizes
process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive
quality, efficiency and continuous improvement. Basic
- 6+ experience Years with Bachelors; 4+ Years with Masters. BS
degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Finance preferred.
- Strong knowledge of the FAR & DFARS
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
- Ability to receive a Secret Clearance Preferred Qualifications
- Active Secret Clearance
- Experience with SAP
- Change Management experience
- Negotiation skills and experience with contracts >
- Experience in supporting different contract types including
cost types and all aspects of contract management from contract
award through contract closeout.As an employee of Northrop Grumman,
you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:---
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage--- 401k--- Educational
Assistance--- Life Insurance--- Employee Assistance Programs &
Work/Life Solutions--- Paid Time Off--- Health & Wellness
Resources--- Employee DiscountsThis 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: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideoSalary Range: $72,400 USD -
$108,600 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in
addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward
individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in
company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions
may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop
Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance
coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid
holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal
business. The health and safety of our employees and their families
is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain
up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman
employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have
an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant
to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently
stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order
14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S.
Citizenship is required for most positions.
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