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Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Procuremnt Spec in Woodland Hills, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Missions Systems Sector Category Management Procurement team seeks a Supply Chain Procurement Analyst to join its team. This position is located in Woodland Hills, CA.

This position is responsible for executing commodity based procurement activities and providing contractual support and documentation to suppliers in support of programs.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Interfacing and corresponding with suppliers, developing sourcing/evaluation strategies;

  • Supplier identification; source selection; coordinating export control/security requirements;

  • Preparing/issuing RFPs with appropriate customer flow downs and terms & conditions.

  • Conducting bidders' conferences; proposal evaluations; conducting negotiations to meet contract/program targets/schedule, terms & conditions/payment terms for materials & services;

  • Administering resultant subcontracts; ensuring compliance with FAR/DFARS regulations and purchasing policies & procedures

  • Validating pricing; and maintaining proper PO files with correct documentation.

  • Managing purchase order modifications, which include coordination of required additions, deletions, or other modifications or formal documented communication to suppliers, arranging and participating in supplier meetings and controlling and reporting supplier progress.

  • Evaluating customer RFP's and working with the program team to develop subcontract RFP's that include Statements of Work, Technical/Quality Specifications, Deliverable Requirements List and Schedules, Performance Assessment Requirements, Terms and Conditions, Proposal Preparation and Pricing Requirements and Templates, Compliance Matrices and supplier profiles.

  • Preparation of Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements, and Memorandums of Agreement, preparation and management of internal step reviews of new opportunities and formal customer proposal preparation.

  • Analyzes and evaluates subcontractor proposals, negotiate deviations from work statements, schedule, and/or terms and conditions, while working closely with the Program Management team.

  • Provides supplier pricing, deviations from scope and/or terms and conditions, comprehensive cost analysis and justifications, and technical data assertions to the Contracts group during the proposal preparation phase.

  • Selects or recommends suppliers, writes formal awards, processes internal justifications, and document files in preparation for internal and external audits


Preferred Qualifications:

-Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution

  • Three+ years of professional experience in supply chain management, -business and financial planning, contracts administration, project -management, logistics, manufacturing, or other related fields Or One+ year with a Master's Degree

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

-Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking, negotiation and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences

-Proficiency in MS Office suite

-Be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

-FAR/DAR knowledge

-The ideal candidate possesses strong time management and organization skills; Ability to keep multiple priorities moving forward

-Professional experience in a regulated industry; to include Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, Telecommunications

-SAP experience


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 most positions.

Job Category : Global Supply Chain