Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Subcontrct Spec 4 in Huntsville, Alabama

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Sector's Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) Division Supply Chain Team is offering an exciting career opportunity to supportthe Poland IAMD Program. MDPS is seeking a Senior Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist to join its team of qualified and diverse Supply Chain professionals supporting the acquisition of a wide range of electronic, machining and services commodities.

Responsibilities will encompass the full range of the subcontract acquisition processes including:

  • Participation in strategic sourcing decisions

  • Preparing requests for proposals consistent with customer solicitations, federal regulations, and enterprise policies and procedures

  • Evaluating proposal submissions; ensuring that risk and mitigation strategies are identified and developed

  • Developing negotiation plans and leading negotiation teams; preparing post-negotiation documentation

  • Preparing subcontract files in compliance with Northrop Grumman values, policies, procedures, and practices

  • Interfacing with customers and business partners and conducting proposal preparation, contract negotiation, and contract administration:

  • Proposal preparation examine proposal requirements and estimates, prepare bids, analyze terms and conditions to evaluate risk, accuracy, and completeness to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications

  • Subcontract administration process contractual documentation and reports, advise management of contractual rights and obligations, compile and analyze data, and perform maintenance of historical information

  • Facilitating proper shipment, billing, and payment collection for deliveries, interfacing with DCMA as required

  • Preparing weekly and monthly reports

  • Daily interaction with customer and supplier representatives

  • Duties may also include the preparation of proprietary information agreements, teaming agreements, export licenses/agreements and various types of memoranda

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree with a minimum 10 years of subcontract and/or supply chain administration and supplier management experienceOR a minimum8 years with a Master's degree

  • In-depth understanding of procurement policies, procedures, and regulations

  • Demonstratedability to collaborate with program management and other multi-functional teams

  • Extensive experience in capture and proposal activities in a government acquisition environment

  • Strong organizational, written andverbal communication skills

  • US Citizenship required and ability to obtain Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Northrop Grumman Command Media Procedures

  • Experience initiating and managing product development and production subcontracts with large Tier 1 DoD/Aerospace companies

  • Astrong independent contributor that also possesses the ability to work well in team environments and lead negotiations with major subcontractors

  • Have a thorough knowledge of FAR/DFARS and associated Federal Contracting regulations

  • Understanding on International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

  • Experience with and/or a basic working knowledge of the following is a plus:

  • Monitor intellectual property management, including the initiation and negotiation of third party IP agreements

  • Prime flowdown analysis

  • Assist and support Performance Specification development

  • Statement of work (SOW) development for product development (including custom hardware and software)

  • Undefinitized contract award (UCA) issuance

  • Workingknowledge of SAP

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.