Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist Linthicum, MD

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a dedicated Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist to join our team!

Responsibilities will encompass the full range of the procurement acquisition process including preparation and execution of a mixed portfolio of purchases while ensuring compliance to company policies and procedures as well as public law requirements. The position can be worked in the Linthicum, MD, Sykesville, MD or Fairfax, VA facility. A hybrid schedule may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Specific tasks will include:

  • Sourcing and procuring specialized goods and services.

  • Owns contractual management for the supplier.

  • Responsible for source selection.

  • Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning, operations, program and end-users.

  • Develops bid packages to include PO specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services.

  • Analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates terms and conditions, selects or recommends vendors, writes awards, and administers resulting POs.

  • Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations.

  • Negotiates Non-Disclosure Agreements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of supply chain, procurement, business management and/or related experience, OR 1+ year(s) of supply chain, procurement, business management and/or related with a master's degree (4+ years of additional relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor's degree.)

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a challenging environment

  • SAP experience

  • Demonstrated experience with Commercial Item Determinations.

Salary Range: $67,000 - $105,200

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.

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 most positions.