Supply Chain Procurement Specialist/ Principal Supply Chain Procurement SpecialistUnknown City, UT

Requisition ID: R10163646

  • Category: Global Supply Chain

  • Location: Unknown City, Utah, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position

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

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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 sector is currently seeking a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist / Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist

Responsibilities include:

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

  • Prepare bid packages, conduct bidders conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, performs price/cost, negotiates subcontract provisions, select or recommends subcontractors, write awards, and administer resulting subcontracts

  • Ensure that appropriate documentation is provided so that proper receipt is recorded

  • Negotiate and coordinate additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts

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

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

  • In conjunction with quality organization, evaluate and monitor supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules

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

  • Manage performance of subcontracts, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations.

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

  • Manage and develop strategic/key suppliers. Review and approve supplier payments

Basic Qualifications:

Supply Chain Procurement Specialist:

  • Must have a High school diploma or GED with at least 7 years of related experience; OR 3 plus years of experience with a bachelor's degree; OR 1 plus year of relevant experience with a Master's

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize Microsoft Office to create spreadsheets, documents, presentations. (i.e. Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplishing them simultaneously

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance

Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist:

  • Must have a High school diploma or GED with at least 10 years of related experience; Bachelor’s degree in general area of study and 6 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and 4 years of experience

  • Understanding of procurement policies, procedures, and regulations

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

  • Have general knowledge of FAR/DFARS and associated Federal Contracting regulations

  • Possess strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task and make decisions in a timely manner

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, work successfully in a fast- paced environment and apply sound judgment to problem solving

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Government contract knowledge and/or experience

  • Microsoft office proficiency

  • Familiar with SAP procurement systems

Salary Range: $59,600 - $89,400

Salary Range 2: $73,300 - $109,900

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.