Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist/ Principal Supply Chain Subcontract SpecialistOrlando, FL

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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist /Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist to join its team of qualified, diverse professionals engaged in supporting dynamic, complex, and challenging programs.

Responsibilities include:

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

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

  • Ensures that appropriate documentation is provided to logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded

  • Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts

  • Participates with program functional areas to coordinate subcontract funding, invoice processing and program reviews.

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

  • 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.

  • Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement

  • Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers. Reviews and approves supplier payments

Level 2 Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist

Basic Qualifications ):

  • Must have a High school diploma or GED with at least 7 years of related experience or 3 years of experience with a bachelor's degree

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with SAP or related business application software

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFARS

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

  • Ability to multi-task and make sound decisions in a timely manner

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a very fast paced environment

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Master's Degree in Business, Global Supply Chain or Project Management

  • Presentation skills

  • Negotiating skills

  • Working level knowledge of Business Law

  • Risk mitigation experience

Level 3 Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a High school diploma or GED with at least 10 years of related experience or 6 years of experience with a bachelor's degree

  • Experience in Subcontracts, Purchasing, Contracts, Finance, or Project Management

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with SAP or related business application software

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFARS

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

  • Ability to multi-task and make sound decisions in a timely manner

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a very fast paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Business, Global Supply Chain or Project Management

  • Negotiating skills with contracts in excess of $25 million

  • Experience conducting oral presentations to senior leadership

  • 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

Salary Range: $62,200 - $93,400

Salary Range 2: $76,600 - $115,000

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.