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Supply Chain Subcontrct Spec

Requisition ID: R10055229

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Corinne, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

NG Space Systems – Propulsion Systems is currently seeking a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist for our Supply Chain Management’s Subsystems, Direct Services & Labor team supporting several locations within Propulsion Systems but home location would be the Promontory (Brigham),

Role description & Responsibilities:

Sources and procures goods and services of a category nature from many suppliers.

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

Establishes agreements with suppliers using a mix of contract types including firm fixed price and cost reimbursable.   

In conjunction with integrated product teams (IPT) including program management, engineering, and quality, evaluates and monitors supplier performance including quality, reliability, and delivery.

Works with internal customers to ensure specifications are appropriate for the services or products required.

Identifies opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through targeted negotiations.

Issues purchase orders.

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

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

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

Reviews supplier invoice for accuracy and approves payment as needed.

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

Skills & Qualifications:

Works positively in a high-energy and fast-paced environment 

Self-motivated and accepts ownership

Highly organized

Delivers quality work on time

Communicates quickly and thoughtfully through integrated team structures 

Strong interpersonal skills with a best-in-class customer service mindset

Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Expertise using the Microsoft Office Suite, experience using EPR/MRP systems, and familiarity with Shared Information/Data Systems.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year university. Degree in supply chain management, business, finance or related field preferred

3+ years’ experience in purchasing, sales, or contracts. 4 additional years of work experience in lieu of 4 year degree

Preferred Experience Requirements:  

Experience procuring direct labor and services, electronics, cable harnesses, complex components, sub-assemblies, and major subsystems.

Experience writing and negotiating Long Term Agreements

Experience negotiating Terms and Conditions

Ability to read technical drawings and requirement documents

Knowledge of government contracting requirements and regulations (e.g. FAR, DFARS, ITAR, etc.)


Salary Range: $58,800 USD - $88,200 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.