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Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist / Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist in McLean, Virginia

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist or Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist to join our growing team of diverse professionals at our sector headquarters in McLean, Virginia .

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and works to closeout subcontracts

  • Owns the management of subcontracts that are assigned for closure

  • Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as external customers, contracts, property, security and legal

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

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

  • Manages performance of subcontracts, 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 all necessary stakeholders and ensure that proper receipt is recorded

  • Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers

  • Reviews and approves final closeout packages as needed

Qualifications:

This position can be filled as a Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist or as a Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist.

Basic Qualifications for Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist:

  • Must have one of the following:

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 7 years of contracts or subcontracts experience

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years of contracts or subcontracts experience

  • Master's degree with a minimum of 1 year of contracts or subcontracts experience

  • Knowledge of FAR and DFAR Regulations

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

  • Knowledge of multiple contract types (T&M, Cost Reimbursable, FFP, etc.)

  • Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia

Basic Qualifications for Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist:

  • Must have one of the following:

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of contracts or subcontracts experience

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6 years of contracts or subcontracts experience

  • Master's degree with a minimum of 4 years of contracts or subcontracts experience

  • Knowledge of FAR and DFAR Regulations

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

  • Knowledge of multiple contract types (T&M, Cost Reimbursable, FFP, etc.)

  • Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP experience

  • The ability to work well in team environments, including matrix type organizations

  • Understanding of the entire subcontract closeout process

  • Demonstrated ability to present information in a variety of formats to all levels of internal/external management

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.

Job Category : Global Supply Chain

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