Procurement Manager 1
Requisition ID: R10128142
- Category: Global Supply Chain
- Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: None
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Shift: Days (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Positions Available: 1
The Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) Division, within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector, is seeking a Procurement Manager 1 to be a working manager and lead a team of buyers in the Remote Sensing Programs Business Unit.
This individual will manage an existing team of 5 procurement specialists (with the potential to increase to 7 over the next two years). They will be responsible for the development, mentoring, coaching and engagement of the Supply Chain Procurement Specialists; maintaining overall compliance for the team; managing workload assignments to ensure that daily requirements are appropriately prioritized and executed to meet the needs of the business; and collaborating with other program functional teams to facilitate status/communication of requirements. This person will also be responsible for completing some of PO packages for this area of the team as the team grows and develops. This candidate must be able to come into a NG facility regardless of location in the U.S. The preferred location is Baltimore, MD.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Assessing and redistributing workload (team Conductor)
Review of active procurement requirements and status
Developing, training, and mentoring buying professionals
Review, approval, and quarterly audits of purchase order compliance for junior buyers
Communication within GSC, division, program and business areas of procurement status and issues
Appropriately assessing risk to supply chain and ability to brief programs
Identification and communication of items needed from other functional areas in support of issuance of a purchase order
Bachelor degree and/or Master’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Industrial Engineering or related field required with a minimum work experience of 6 + years in U.S. Government Procurement, Contracts, Subcontracts or related field for a Manager 1; in lieu of degree, 10 years of related experience may be considered
Knowledge of: U.S. Government contracting and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)/Defense Federal Acquisitions Regulation Supplement (DFARS), with specific working knowledge of Parts 15 Contracting by Negotiation) and 31 (Contract Cost Principles and Procedures); Cost Accounting Standards (CAS); and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audit procedures
Strong leadership, communication, and writing skills
Experience with SAP
People management experience (3+ years)
Commodity experience with computer hardware/software commodity types
Experience with procurement of EEE parts
Familiarity with PO specific terms and conditions negotiations
Expertise in Word and Excel
Strong team building skills
Strategic thinking and problem solving skills
Secret or TS/SCI security clearance (or ability to obtain)
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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.