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Supply Chain Procurement Specialist

Requisition ID: R10051965

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location Icon Location: Linthicum, MD, USA   |  Unknown, VA, USA +1 more
  • 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: No
  • 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.

Be at the forefront of the latest development programs in Northrop Grumman Mission Systems by joining the Emerging Capabilities Development (ECD) Division!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) has an opening for a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist (Band 2) to join our team of qualified, diverse Division buyers and SCAs in the ECD Division. This position is located in Baltimore/Linthicum, MD or available for remote work with an opportunity for excellent career growth potential supporting the rapidly growing development programs with support from a Global Supply Chain Procurement perspective for ECD!

The selected candidate will source and procure goods and services of a commodity or service nature from many suppliers key to the development programs with whom ECD works. The candidate will Initiate, received and evaluate Requests for Quotations and Proposals, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers. In conjunction with quality organization, the selected candidate will evaluate and monitor supplier cyber security status, their quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules. The selected candidate will work with internal customers to ensure specifications are appropriate for the services or products required. The selected candidate will identify opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through targeted negotiations. The selected candidate will issue purchase orders, support creative invoicing requirements for Program needs, and perform NDA/OA negotiations, as needed. The selected candidate will manage performance of purchase orders, ensure compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures, including import/export regulations. The selected candidate will employ sound business practices and assess supplier performance as part of follow-up activities. The selected candidate will be experienced in onboarding new suppliers, as well. The selected candidate will work on a both quick-turn material buys, more complex/higher-dollar procurements, as well as Service purchase orders, as well, in a fast-paced, exciting environment. The selected candidate should be excited by the opportunity to work in the development work arena on an established and collaborative team of SCAs and General Procurement professionals, supporting a variety of Programs supporting 4 Business Units across 100+ Programs, working on cutting edge technologies that will drive the future of the company.

-Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 3 +years' of experience in Global Supply Chain, Purchasing/Procurement, Operations, Business, or other related field; 1+ years’ with Masters

Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

-Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with FAR/DFAR, including cyber security requirements (such as FAR 52.204-7012, DFARS 252.204-7012, etc.)

Experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP 

Experience using the Ariba SLP Portal for onboarding new NGC suppliers

Experience with negotiations with suppliers

This position reports to Linthicum, MD, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Unknown, VA, USA.


Salary Range: $55,800 USD - $87,800 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.