Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist
Requisition ID: R10129856
- Category: Global Supply Chain
- Location: San Diego, California, United States of America | El Segundo, California, United States of America | Palmdale, California, United States of America+ 2 more
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Positions Available: 1
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist (Level 3) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.
This position is required to support full time on site, there are no telecommute opportunities, however, can be based out of El Segundo, CA , Rancho Bernardo, CA or Palmdale, CA.
Sources and procures specialized goods and services.
Owns contractual management for the supplier.
Responsible for source selection from contract proposal to execution phases.
Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning, operations, program and end-users.
Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services.
Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders conferences, conducts competitions for new and best value sources, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts.
In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules.
Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations.
Manages performance of subcontracts, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and 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. Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers.
Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed.
Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.
Ability to work autonomously.
Ability to interface directly with senior leadership and internal product team leads effectively.
Basic Qualifications (Principal level):
Bachelor’s Degree with at least 6 years of experience OR a master’s degree with at least 4 years of Subcontracts, Procurement, or other supply chain experience (10 years of experience in lieu of a degree.)
Experience with SAP or related business application software.
Must be able to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Government DoD security clearance at the Secret level as well as special program access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
Working knowledge of FAR and DFARS regulations.
Supplier selection/management experience on US Government contract(s).
Subcontracting experience with aircraft production and/or sustainment programs.
Experience working within a government approved purchasing system.
Familiarity with NGAS Subcontracting terms and conditions.
Active DoD Security Clearance
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.