Northrop Grumman 2018- Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist 1- NEW in Emerado, North Dakota

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist level 1 for our Grand Sky Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence program. This position will be located in Emerado (Grand Forks), ND. Grand Sky Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence program Subcontracts Administrator will be conducting every day GSC activities for the International HALE Global Hawk programs.

This role is part of the Professional Development Program (PDP). As a PDP candidate, you will participate in a three year rotational training program to develop competencies in a variety specializations.

The PDP rotations offer the opportunity to experience a variety of job assignments before making a commitment to a particular position. The assignments will provide valuable experiences that will broaden the participant's knowledge of the business and help guide each individual in obtaining his/her career goals. The program will support the individual's growth through training, skill development, and networking opportunities. This program gives its participants the ability to choose their assignments from a variety of departments based on their skills, areas of interest, and availability.

The Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist will be responsible for executing major procurement activities and providing contractual support and documentation to suppliers in support of proposals and programs.

Specific responsibilities include interfacing and corresponding with suppliers, develop sourcing/evaluation strategies; supplier identification; source selection; coordinate export control/security requirements; prepare/issue RFPs with appropriate customer flow downs and terms & conditions; conducts bidders' conferences; proposal evaluation; conduct negotiations to meet contract/program targets/schedule, terms & conditions/payment terms for materials & services; administering resultant subcontracts; ensure compliance with FAR/DFARS regulations and Purchasing policies & procedures; validate pricing; and maintain proper PO files with correct documentation.

Additionally, this role is responsible for management of subcontract modifications, which includes coordination of required additions, deletions, or other modifications or formal documented communication to subcontractors, arranging and participating in supplier meetings and controlling and reporting supplier progress.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Evaluation of customer RFP's and ability to work with the program team to develop subcontract RFP's that include Statements of Work, Technical/Quality Specifications, Deliverable Requirements List and Schedules, Performance Assessment Requirements, Terms and Conditions, Proposal Preparation and Pricing Requirements/Templates, Compliance Matrices and supplier profiles.

Preparation of Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements, and Memorandums of Agreement, preparation and management of internal Step reviews of new opportunities and formal customer proposal preparation.

Ability to analyze and evaluate subcontractor proposals, negotiate deviations from work statements, schedule, and/or terms and conditions, while working closely with the Program Management team.

Provides subcontractor pricing, deviations from scope and/or terms and conditions, comprehensive cost analysis and justifications, and technical data assertions to the Contracts group during the proposal preparation phase.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in Supply Chain, Contracts, Business Management, Finance, Accounting or related field from an accredited institution

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance, U.S. Citizenship required

  • Minimum Cumulative 3.25 GPA

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3.7 Cumulative GPA

  • Previous internship in business or supply chain

  • Experience with international procurement

  • Previous work experience, teamwork experience, and interpersonal communication skills

  • SAP, MS-Office and MS-Excel experience

  • Proven success as a team player and collaborator, and eagerness to learn in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

  • Working knowledge of FAR and DFARS

  • Government and/or industry experience

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.