Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts SpecialistBaltimore, MD

Requisition ID: R10163252

  • Category: Global Supply Chain

  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America | Unknown City, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has an opening for a Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist (Band 3) on our Payload & Ground Systems Division in our Space sector!

This position has the potential to be remote for the selected candidate .

In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Source and procure specialized goods and services.

  • Own contractual management for the supplier.

  • Responsible for source selection from contract proposal to execution phases.

  • Coordinate and collaborate with key stakeholders such as legal, contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning, operations, program and end-users.

  • Develop subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services.

  • Prepare bid packages, conduct bidders conferences, analyze and evaluate proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommend subcontractors, write awards, and administer resulting subcontracts.

  • Maintain, negotiate and coordinate additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts.

  • Initiate, review, negotiate, and coordinate stakeholder approval for internal agreements such as Terms and Conditions, NDA’s, Teaming Agreements, Licensing Agreements, etc.

  • In conjunction with quality organization, evaluate and monitor supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules.

  • Identify strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations.

  • Manage performance of subcontracts, ensure compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations, IP requirements and FAR/DFARS clauses.

  • Employ sound business practices and assess supplier performance as part of follow-up activities.

  • Ensure that appropriate documentation is provided to AP, logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded. Manage and develop strategic/key suppliers.

  • Review and approve supplier payment, as needed.

  • Utilize process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.

  • Engage with GSC team and other functions to improve and enhance GSC procedures, systems, processes, analytics, and tools.

Band 3 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years' of experience in Global Supply Chain, Purchasing/Procurement, Operations, Business, or other related field; 4 years’ of experience in Global Supply Chain, Purchasing/Procurement, Operations, Business, or other related field with Masters degree

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Experience with Subcontracts, Procurement and/or Contracts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance

  • Experience with negotiating contracts and agreements (Terms and Conditions, NDA’s, Teaming Agreements)

  • Experience with SAP or related business application software

  • Experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFARS

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 Discounts

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 work. This position has the potential to be remote for the selected candidate .

Salary Range: $80,600 - $133,100

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.