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Northrop Grumman Associate Supply Chain Procurement Specialist in Huntsville, Alabama

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is currently seeking a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist to join our team of diverse professionals in Huntsville, Alabama. The selected candidate will become a part of our Northrop Grumman SEMA team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Sources and procures goods and services of a commodity nature from many suppliers

  • Initiates Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers

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

  • Works with internal customers to ensure specifications are appropriate for the services or products required. Identifies opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through targeted negotiations. Issues purchase orders

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

  • Employs sound business practices and assesses supplier performance as part of follow-up activities

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

  • Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed

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


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors and at least 1 year experience in procurement experience. In lieu of formal degree, High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 4 years of procurement experience

  • Microsoft Office proficiency

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance or higher

  • Bachelors and at least 1 year experience in procurement experience

  • Experience with SAP

  • Knowledge of FAR & DFAR supplements

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Job Category : Global Supply Chain