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Supply Chain Procurement Specialist Lev 2/ Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist Lev 3

Requisition ID: R10079461

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location Icon Location: Baltimore, MD, USA   |  Azusa, CA, USA  |  Redondo Beach, CA, USA  |  Aurora, CO, USA  |  Boulder, CO, USA  |  Colorado Springs, CO, USA +5 more
  • 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

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Sector is seeking a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist level 2 or Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist level 3 to join our team in Baltimore, MD, Colorado Springs, CO, Boulder, Co, Aurora, CO, Redondo Beach, CA or Azusa, CA. PT remote work may be considered.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Source and procure goods and services of a commodity nature from many suppliers.

  • Initiate Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers.

  • In conjunction with quality organization, evaluate and monitor supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules. Work with internal customers to ensure specifications are appropriate for the services or products required

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

  • Issue purchase orders.

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

  • Employ sound business practices and assesses supplier performance as part of follow-up activities.

  • Ensure that appropriate documentation is provided to logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded.

  • Review and approve supplier payment as needed.

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years’ of related experience for a level 2; 1 years’ with a Master’s

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 years’ of related experience for a level 3; 4 years’ with a Master’s

  • Procurement experience in Government environment

  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

  • Microsoft Skills

  • Experience working with FAR/DFAR requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Experience working with DOD customers

This position reports to Baltimore, MD, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 5 locations listed above.

Salary Range: $56,300 USD - $92,900 USD
Salary Range 2: $69,300 USD - $114,400 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.