Northrop Grumman Proposal Analyst 4 - San Diego, CA in San Diego, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Job Description: Performs Price/Cost Analysis of Major Subcontracts and General Procurement cost proposals in support of ongoing procurement activities as well as prime proposal activities. Develops cost models to support supplier proposal analysis

and negotiation efforts. Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and performs cost analysis and audit of supplier proposal for reasonableness of cost and/or price. Interfaces

with responsible engineers regarding the integration of technical evaluations into the cost analysis when appropriate. Compiles data and develops an objective cost analysis position to support ongoing procurements and/or the Supply Chain

prime proposal cost estimate.

Prepares Price/Cost Analysis Reports (PCAR) and management presentations illustrating summary review of the evaluations. Summarizes evaluation findings and makes recommendations to Global Supply Chain (GSC) Business Management and Program Management. Provide negotiation support throughout the subcontract definitization process. Provide misc. supplier cost and estimating analysis in support of overall department needs and business acquisitions. Compiles information from periodicals, catalogs, and other sources to stay informed on regulations (e.g. FAR, DFARS, etc.), price trends and manufacturing processes.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Finance or related discipline and 10 years of proposal analysis Price/Cost experience or relatedexperience OR a Master's Degree with 8 years of experience

  • Experience with program cost analysis in an engineering development and production environment

  • Ability to perform and apply cost accounting, pricing and estimating concepts and principles

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of government contract environment (FAR & DFARS)

  • Persistence and tenacity to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment

  • Familiarity with the concept and application of Improvement Curves

  • Collaborative member of the Subcontract/Procurement team to achieve GSC/Program/Company objectives, while maintaining compliance during all stages of the proposal/acquisition process

  • Ability to extricate and assess GSC Subcontract/ Procurement requirements, FAR proposal adequacy and execution requirements, Prime proposal SOW/RFP requirements

  • Analytical and detail oriented

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