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Staff Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist

Requisition ID: R10075072

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking 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 Technology Services is seeking a Staff 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.

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:

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent (GED) with at least 19 years of relevant experience
  • Will consider 13 years of relevant experience with bachelor’s degree or 13 years of relevant experience with Master’s
  • 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
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a very fast paced environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting subcontract activities in a heavily matrixed, geographically dispersed organization.
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with a different contract types: 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: $117,200 USD - $175,800 USD

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. 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.



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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.


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.