Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist 3/4- Dulles VA or Gilbert AZGilbert, AZ

Requisition ID: R10152358

  • Category: Global Supply Chain

  • Location: Gilbert, Arizona, United States of America | Dulles, Virginia, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector is seeking a Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist or a Senior Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist for our Tactical Space Systems Division; the hired person will be responsible for mechanical and propulsion categories. The person hired will procure and manage medium to high value and risk subcontracts and general procurement, including long term agreements and OA’s. Prepare bids, evaluate bids, select suppliers and negotiate price, terms and conditions, delivery, quality and service. Manage supplier performance, along with Supplier Performance Specialist, from issuance of order through close-out. Interface with Supply Chain Management, Program Planners, Quality, Receiving and Program Management and Supplier's Management team. May mentor junior staff members.

This position can be located in either our Gilbert AZ or Dulles VA offices and may require an on-site presence, with opportunity to travel based on business needs.

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review Purchase Requisitions for completeness and obtain additional information considered necessary.

  • Prepare Request for Quotation (RFQ)/Request for Proposal (RFP) and identify sources eligible to receive RFQ/RFP for complex and/or non-routine procurement requirements.

  • Evaluate suppliers' quotes/proposals for compliance with RFQ/RFP and fact find suppliers' proposals.

  • Co-lead in the source selection team for competitive procurements.

  • Perform a cost and/or price analysis to determine price reasonableness. - Negotiate with suppliers on price, schedule, and terms and conditions, and any other contractual requirements. May lead negotiations with supplier.

  • Make subcontract awards to suppliers and document the subcontract folders in accordance with the local procurement policies and procedures, including long term agreements.

  • Manage supplier performance, along with Supplier Performance Specialist, during subcontract execution, including, but not limited to, managing supplier delivery schedule, processing invoices for payment, managing Subcontract submittals (e.g. SDRL), and/or resolve any contractual issues. - Perform subcontract close-outs in accordance with the local procurement policies and procedures.

  • Mentor other subcontract professionals, as appropriate.

This role may be filled at as a Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist (Level 3) or Sr. Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist (Level 4) based on the qualifications outlined below.

Basic Qualifications for Level 3:

  • A bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of contracts, supply chain, procurement, or related business experience -OR - a master's degree and at least 4 years of supply chain, procurement, or related business experience. May consider 4 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.

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

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

Basic Qualifications Level 4:

  • A bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of contracts, supply chain, procurement, or related business experience -OR- a master's degree and at least 8 years of contracts, supply chain, procurement, or related business experience. May consider an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of the degree.

  • 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 (NFS).

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint.

  • Self-Starter with problem solving skills.

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

Salary Range: $76,600 - $133,100

Salary Range 2: $95,000 - $164,900

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.