Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Procuremnt Spec 3 in Huntsville, Alabama

Supply Chain Procuremnt Spec 3

Requisition ID: 18007096

Location(s): United States-Alabama-Huntsville

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Sector Supply Chain Procurement function is committed to ensure satisfaction to all our internal and external customers. We offer exciting career opportunities supporting major Defense programs like the F-35 aircraft and the Global Hawk unmanned aircraft, as well as a wide variety of C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) programs for all Federal agencies and Commercial customers. The Huntsville Global Supply Chain homeroom is composed of about 70 professionals, including subcontracts, procurement, planners, and operations. In support of program requirements, we issue a wide variety of Fixed Price Purchase Orders, Blanket Purchase Agreements, Technical Services Agreements, and Labor Hour Purchase Orders.

The position described in this announcement will open up a challenging Global Supply Chain career with our commitment to provide required training and leadership for your career at Northrop Grumman. Join a diverse workforce engaged in supporting large, complex, and challenging national defense programs that secure our nation and its allies.

This position will be part of a team supporting the Missile Defense & Protective Systems (MD&PS) Sector direct and indirect material purchases and will report to the MD&PS Procurement Manager.

Critical skills needed to be successful are:

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:

BS/BA degree with 6 years of progressive domestic and/or international procurement experience or a Master’s degree with 4 year progressive domestic and/or international procurement experience. In-depth understanding of procurement policies, procedures, and regulations (FAR/DFARS).

DoD Secret clearance or ability to obtain

Preferred Qualifications:

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.

Title: Supply Chain Procuremnt Spec 3

Location: Alabama-Huntsville

Requisition ID: 18007096