Manager Subcontract Programs 1
Requisition ID: R10122406
- Category: Global Supply Chain
- Location: Corinne, Utah, United States of America | Magna, Utah, United States of America+ 1 more
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: None
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 2
Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Propulsion Systems is the world's top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems, a leading provider of small and micro-satellites, satellite components and subsystems, missile defense and strategic missile propulsion, a leading producer of lightweight space deployable and solar arrays. The firm is dedicated to being pioneers heading the front of technology and space program expansion and values driven individuals committed to the same vision.
Our team has an opening for a Manager Subcontract Programs 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is in Promontory, Utah.
Responsible for major subcontractors or major subcontracted systems for rubber and insulation material used in production of solid rocket motors.
Directs and manages all cost, schedule and technical performance requirements that are levied on the subcontractor or the product family and is required to ensure performance and support of the contract milestones of the system.
Acts as the main focal point to the subcontractor; briefs executive management and customer on the status and issues affecting performance or cost.
Responsible for and directs all phases of the subcontract from initiation of the business case for make or buy decisions through requests for proposals, subcontract management plans, negotiation strategy, and cost accountability.
Makes decisions affecting the performance of the subcontractor.
Establishes milestone objectives and manages performance to committed schedules and contractual specifications.
Leads team composed of engineers, quality, and procurement personnel.
Manages performance of subcontracts, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures.
In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules.
Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning, operations, program, and end-users.
Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency, and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations.
In coordination with subcontract specialists, forecasts, and reviews supplier payment as needed.
Must be able to work independently and have strong organizational skills.
Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of relevant experience in subcontracts, contracts, or business/project management (4+ years with master’s degree). Or, in lieu of a degree, 10+ years of relevant experience in subcontracts.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
Demonstrated interpersonal and people leadership skills; ability to leverage professional relationships.
Proven multitasking ability; resilience when faced with multiple deadlines and competing priorities.
Knowledge of the government acquisition process with a strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplements, such as Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS), NASA (NFS).
Master’s degree in supply chain, business, or finance preferred.
Negotiation skills and experience with high-dollar contracts.
Self-Starter with problem solving skills.
Detail oriented, strategic thinking, and analytical.
Ability to mentor other subcontract professionals of varying levels of experience.
What We Offer:
At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
• 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
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.