Associate Supply Chain Procurement Specialist
Requisition ID: R10130413
- Category: Global Supply Chain
- Location: Moss Point, Mississippi, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 5
Our Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking an Associate Supply Chain Procurement Specialist (Buyer) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will support our Global Supply Chain team.
This role will be located in Moss Point, MS with the potential for hybrid teleworking dependent on business need Standard work schedule is a 9/80 with every other Friday off!
Sources and procures goods and services of a commodity nature from many suppliers.
Initiates Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers.
In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules.
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) 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.
Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed.
Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.
We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.
Bachelor’s Degree or a High School diploma/equivalent with at least 4 years of experience in supply chain, procurement, purchasing, supplier management, and/or related professional experience
Experience with using Microsoft Office Products including Word, PowerPoint, Excel
Ability to obtain and maintain at minimum a DoD Secret level clearance within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
Self-starter who is able to work with minimal direction
Aerospace industry experience
Supply Chain or Procurement experience
FAR/DFAR or government contracts experience
Experience using SAP or similar ERP systems
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.