Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist - Level 3 or 4Melbourne, FL

Requisition ID: R10161757

  • Category: Global Supply Chain

  • Location: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

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 Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist – Level 3 or 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be based onsite in Melbourne, Florida .

This is NOT a telecommute OR Hybrid role.

Essential Functions of the role:

  • Sources and procures specialized goods and services.

  • Owns contractual management for the supplier.

  • Responsible for source selection from contract proposal to execution phases.

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

  • Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services.

  • Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts.

  • In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier 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 logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded.

  • Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers.

  • 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 (Level 3):

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years related experience OR a master's degree with 4 years related experience OR 10 years of related supply chain experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Experience must be in Supply Chain Subcontracts

  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite with an emphasis on Word, Excel and Power Point.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance and Program Special Access

Basic Qualifications (Level 4):

  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years related experience OR a master's degree with 8 years related experience OR 14 years of related supply chain experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Experience must be in Supply Chain Subcontracts.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite with an emphasis on Word, Excel and Power Point.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance and Program Special Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD clearance at a Secret or Top Secret level.

  • Experience working on high dollar development Subcontracts (i.e. $100M Cost Reimbursable Preferred)

  • Negotiating skills with contract in excess of $100 million

  • Experience conducting oral presentations to senior leadership

  • Previous Team Lead or Management experience

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Previous Control Account Manager (CAM) experience or training

  • Working Level Knowledge of Business Law

  • Risk mitigation experience

  • Change Management experience

  • Subcontracting experience with aircraft production and/or sustainment programs.

  • Experience working within a government approved purchasing system.

  • Familiarity with placement and administration of Inter Company work orders

  • Experience with SAP.

  • Working knowledge of FAR and DFARS regulations.

  • Supplier selection/management experience on US Government contract(s).

Salary Range: $76,600 - $115,000

Salary Range 2: $95,000 - $142,400

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.