Sr Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist - OKC (AHT)
Requisition ID: R10129669
- Category: Global Supply Chain
- Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
- 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
Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways.
Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, we want you to join our Team as a Senior Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist by applying your experience in supply chain management, or related fields, to include business and financial planning, contracts administration, project management, logistics, or manufacturing. You will become a part of Northrop Grumman’s Global Supply Chain (GSC) Team within the Defense Systems Sector, which is engaged throughout all aspects of the core technologies used within our major systems related to B-2.
Your responsibilities will encompass the full range of complex procurement and acquisition process including preparation and execution of a mixed portfolio of subcontracts while ensuring compliance to company policies and procedures. You will apply your understanding of the buyer and the seller roles in establishing mutually successful business arrangements, with experiences in work specifications and solicitations/bid packages, proposal evaluation, price and term negotiations, development of contractual documentation and post award administration. You will use your ability to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, and have an agile perspective of compliance protocol mandated by regulated industry.
Within the GSC organization the candidate will support a team-based organization and perform activities in a variety of cross-functional areas including but not limited to strategic analysis, complex negotiations, materials planning, procurement execution/award, finance, and internal customer service. Ideal candidates are generally experienced in multiple areas of the procurement or contractual function(s), developing business relationships, and demonstrating an affinity for working with, or understanding both manufacturing and technology.
You will be responsible for executing major procurement/subcontract activities and providing contractual support and documentation to suppliers in support of programs.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a minimum of 9 years of supply chain, procurement, subcontracts and/or related experience; Master’s degree and a minimum of 7 years of supply chain, procurement, subcontracts/contracts and/or related experience; or 4 years of additional experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree (13 yrs. total)
Solid understanding of procurement principles, policies, procedures, and regulations
Capable of working in a fast-paced environment, able to multi-task, make decisions in a timely manner and display strong interpersonal skills.
Solid knowledge of FAR/DFARS and associated Federal Contracting regulations is requisite.
Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with myriad levels of the organization including but not limited to developing and delivering to sector, division, business unit and Customer Leadership
Ability to maintain high level of confidence in the areas of supply chain along with relative understanding of basic project.
Must be able to obtain and hold a Secret clearance.
US Citizenship required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment.
Professional experience in a regulated industry; to include Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, Telecommunications.
Knowledge of FAR/DFAR
Demonstrated experience with multiple contracting formats, including Firm Fixed Price and/or Cost Reimbursable.
Familiarity with terms and conditions, and/or special contract clauses/types such as: long term agreements and intellectual property agreements.
Demonstrated negotiation experience.
Experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP
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.