Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Procurement Specialist 2 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Northrop Grumman Technology Servicesis seeking a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist 2 to assist with aircraft technical purchasing. This individual will support the U.S. Air Force JSTARS aircraft maintenance program. The position is located in Lake Charles, LA.
Compile and analyze statistical data to determine feasibility of buying services and to establish price objectives.
Compile information regarding price trends.
Confer with suppliers to determine factors that affect prices and determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability and ability to meet required schedules.
Prepare and issue Requests for Quote (RFQ), review proposals, negotiate prices, select or recommend suppliers, analyze trends, develop cost estimates, follow up on orders placed, and maintain necessary records.
Assist in the preparation of bid packages for Customer proposals.
Additional duties may include:
Sourcing and purchasing machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.
Reviewing proposals, negotiating prices, selecting or recommending suppliers, analyzing trends, following up on placed orders, verifying delivery, approving payment, and maintaining necessary records.
Bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and 1 year of experience or additional 4 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Strong Microsoft Office experience (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
Ability to prioritize multiple priorities and/or accomplishing them simultaneously
Knowledge of SAP Procurement module
Experience in supporting staffing augmentation needs via competitive contract labor procurement processesNorthrop 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.