Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist /Principle Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist

Requisition ID: R10022951

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville - AL, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist /Principle Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist  to join its team of qualified, diverse professionals engaged in supporting dynamic, complex, and challenging programs. This position will be located Huntsville, AL.Responsibility:

Shall be responsible for source selection from contract proposal to execution phases for specialized goods and/or services. Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, planning, operations, and program management. Owns contractual management of multiple suppliers, develops subcontract specifications, develop negotiation plans, assist, and review subcontract statements of work, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services. Execute teaming and non-disclosure agreements as needed.Prepares proposal packages, analyzes, and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects, or recommends subcontractors, writes subcontracts, and awards finalized subcontracts. In conjunction with quality, 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. Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed. Utilizes process to drive quality, efficiency, continuous improvement to ensure that risk and mitigation strategies are identified and developed.Basic Qualifications:

Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist:

  • Bachelors' degree and a minimum 4 years of supply chain, contracts, business management and/or related field OR Master's degree and a minimum of 2 years of supply chain, contracts, business management and/or related field. 4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree

Principle Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist:

  • Bachelors' degree and a minimum 6 years of supply chain, contracts, business management and/or related field OR Master's degree and a minimum of 4 years of supply chain, contracts, business management and/or related field. 4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS and associated Federal Contracting regulations
  • Ability to collaborate with program management and other multi-functional teams
  • Ability to multi-task and make sound decisions in a timely manner
  • Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a very fast paced environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience on programs focused on Aircraft Maintenance support and 24/7
  • Experience supporting subcontract activities in a heavily matrixed, geographically dispersed organization.
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with a Cost Per Flying Hour Program Structure
  • Experience with a different contract type: Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Time and Material (T&M), Cost Reimbursable (CR) “No Fee”, Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)

Salary Range: 61900 - 92900
Salary Range 2: 76200 - 114400

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.