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Procurement Coordinator 4

Requisition ID: R10074954

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

SP Launch and Missile Defense Systems (LMDS) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.
LMDS has an opening for an
Procurement Coordinator 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chandler, Arizona.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

The Strategic Expediting Working Team Lead will perform day-to-day management functions (but not HR people management functions, which will be handled by a Manager to whom the Strategic Expediting Working Team Lead will directly report). Day-to-day management responsibilities will include:

o             assigning work to the members of the expediting team, ensuring level loading, assignments appropriate to the skillset of each employee, appropriate prioritization of critical shortages and hot list parts/procurements

o             personal ownership of Costpoint delivery dates and item notes for the Rapid Procurement organization, ensuring that at all times any open line items contain a best possible future date and reasonably recent item notes containing an appropriately detailed description of item status.

o             ensures that for items which are predictively or actually late or which slip the needs of a program, project, or manufacturing cell, that the Strategic Expediting Team obtains adequately detailed root cause, corrective action, recovery date, and running action item list. serves as a point of escalation for program, project, and manufacturing cell POCs when members of the Strategic Expediting team are unable to provide timely or adequate resolution.

o             ensures that the Strategic Expediting team successfully helps to resolve invoice discrepancies, material issues, metric issues, and other tasks as may be assigned by management.

o             establishes a productive relationship with Procurement Specialists across Rapid Procurement, ensuring that the Strategic Expediting Team is not providing contractual direction and that any action requiring a Delegation of Procurement Authority (DOPA) is appropriately routed through the responsible Procurement Specialist. Works hand-in-hand with Procurement Specialists to engage with suppliers.

o             personally handles the tactical expediting activities as necessary to accomplish the business objectives of LV.

o             contributes inputs to Manager for the performance development cycle of individual contributors on the Strategic Expediting Team. Quickly escalates any personnel/HR issues to Manager for resolution. Sits on the hiring panel for open roles for the Strategic Expediting Team.

o             trains and provides mentorship to members of the Strategic Expediting Team in an organized, intentional format, ensuring that team members have the skills and resources to perform their roles successfully.

Basic Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent and 8 years additional education and/or related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with FAR/DFARS.
  • SAP Experience
  • Secret Clearance.
  • The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.  

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
• 401k
• Educational Assistance
• Life Insurance
• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
• Paid Time Off
• Health & Wellness Resources
• Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. 

Salary Range: $50,500 USD - $84,100 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.