Manager Subcontract Programs 3 Chandler, AZ

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.

Description

SP Launch and Missile Defense Systems (LMDS) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil 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 Manager Subcontract Programs 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chandler, Arizona.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for major subcontractors or major subcontracted systems.

  • Responsible for managing a team of Supplier Program Managers

  • Directs and manages all cost, schedule and technical performance requirements that are levied on the subcontractor or the product family and is required to ensure performance and support of the contract milestones of the system.

  • Acts as the main focal point to the subcontractor; briefs executive management and customer on the status and issues affecting performance or cost; and conducts program reviews with the subcontractor and program office.

  • Responsible for and directs all phases of the subcontract from initiation of the business case for make or buy decisions through requests for proposals, subcontract management plans, negotiation strategy, and cost accountability.

  • Makes decisions affecting the performance of the subcontractor. Establishes milestone objectives and manages performance to committed schedules and contractual specifications.

  • Leads team composed of engineers, quality and procurement personnel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum of 9 years' relevant experience (7 years with a Masters) in operations, supply chain, business, or program management

  • Advanced knowledge of supply chain management techniques, practices, processes, tools, and planning. Including Subcontract management in a development program phase with Cost Plus contract types, processes, tools, and planning

  • Minimum of 3 years in a formal lead/management position

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

  • Advanced knowledge of supply chain management techniques, practices, processes, tools, and planning.

  • Strong strategic, innovative, and critical thinking skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current and active Security Clearance

  • Familiarity with the 3 Element Approach to Supplier Performance Management

  • High proficiency with CostPoint, particularly Supply Chain/MRP transactions

  • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables, macros, advanced formulas and building reports

  • Experience and/or knowledge in a manufacturing environment

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• 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 a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off

Salary Range: $138,400 - $207,600

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.

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.