Sr Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist Corinne, UT

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.

LMDS has an opening for a Senior Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is in Chandler, Arizona.

Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems (PS) is built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success.

Job will be filled at higher or lower level depending on experience.

Job Description:

  • Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers.

  • Manages performance of subcontracts, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations.

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

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

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

  • Ensures that appropriate documentation is provided to logistics/transportation and warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded.

  • Forecasts, reviews, and approves supplier payment as needed.

  • Candidate will attend program meetings and may be required to present to groups. Must be able to work independently and have strong organizational skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of relevant experience in subcontracts, contracts, or business/project management (4+ years with master's degree). Or, in lieu of a degree, 10+ years of relevant experience in subcontracts.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and people leadership skills; ability to leverage professional relationships.

  • Proven multitasking ability; resilience when faced with multiple deadlines and competing priorities.

  • Knowledge of the government acquisition process with a strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplements, such as Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS), NASA

Preferred Qualification:

  • Master's degree in supply chain, business, or finance preferred.

  • Negotiation skills and experience with high-dollar contracts.

  • Self-Starter with problem solving skills.

  • Detail oriented, strategic thinking, and analytical.

  • Ability to mentor other subcontract professionals of varying levels of experience.

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: $92,400 - $138,600

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.

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 .

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 most positions.

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