Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Subcontrct Spec 5 in Redondo Beach, California

Supply Chain Subcontrct Spec 5

Requisition ID: 18004976

Location(s): United States-California-Redondo Beach

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman is looking for a Subcontracts Specialist 5 that 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.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and negotiates 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, responsible for best value source selection.

  • Participates with contracts administration and purchasing to develop subcontract policies and procedures.

  • Work in a SMT environment to support the development of subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services.

  • Leads proposal preparation, subcontract negotiation, development of subcontract specifications/requirements/statements of work/terms and conditions for the procurement of materials, equipment and services in support of multiple contract types

  • Implement and execute strategies for soliciting, evaluating, and managing subcontracts

  • Proficient in source selection and execution of cost type contracts including incentive and award fee

  • Negotiates and manages agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with 15 years of experience in Contracts or Subcontracts OR Master Degree with 13 years of experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel and PowerPoint) and SAP (or Purchasing Software System)

  • Experience in a multi discipline IPT environment

  • Experience working with Federal Acquisition Regulations

  • Proficient in source selection and execution of cost type contracts including incentive and award fee

  • Active SSBI with 6 year investigation scope

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Supply Chain or technical discipline

  • Technical discipline

  • MS project

  • Project Management experience

  • SCI clearance

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.

Title: Supply Chain Subcontrct Spec 5

Location: California-Redondo Beach

Requisition ID: 18004976