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Sr. Principal Supply Chain Price/Cost Analyst

Requisition ID: R10077287

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: McLean, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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 is currently seeking a Sr. Principal Supply Chain Price/Cost Analyst to support the Global Supply Chain (GSC) organization as a member of the Process Excellence & Workforce Development team working out of McLean, VA; or Melbourne, FL; or Oklahoma City. Other Northrop Grumman nationwide office locations will also be considered and full time teleworking may also be considered for this role.

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you will discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you will discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates Supplier proposals for compliance to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 15 Table 15-2 requirements and prepares and provides written supplier Price Cost Analysis Reports (PCARs) detailing and evaluating the suppliers’ price/cost proposal.
  • Participates in fact-finding sessions via telecom or at suppliers' site
  • Requests and obtains DCAA Assist Audits where applicable
  • Establishes supplier proposed vs. negotiation objective positions by major element of cost to attain formal Supply Chain Management approval for supplier negotiations
  • May participate in supplier negotiations
  • Maintains all records and supporting data used and provided in support of proposals
  • Conducts market research, analyze historical data and develop cost estimating models and factors to evaluate price reasonableness and develop negotiation positions
  • Supports the reviews and evaluation of Subcontractor claims of “Commerciality” and Commercial Item Determinations based on Market Research and supplier support
  • Supports GSC pricing and estimating activities both during the proposal phase and in post award execution
  • Performs cost estimating/pricing duties and analysis in accordance with recognized industry best practices, specific solicitation and customer requirements, and in full compliance with USG regulatory requirements
  • Serves as the principal liaison to other functional departments to facilitate the collection of cost and pricing data
  • Reviews material estimates and reviews consolidated priced bill of material obtained by GSC
  • Prepares and supports presentation and approval of materiel estimates at the required value level as part of the proposal team
  • Supports Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Proposal and Estimating System Audits and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Purchasing System Audits as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education/Experience: 14 plus years of experience in one or more of the following: Price/Cost Analysis, Subcontract and/or supply chain administration, Pricing & Estimating, Proposal Development, Accounting/Finance; OR BS/BA degree (preference is business, finance, accounting, economics, supply chain, or related discipline) with 10 plus years of related experience in one or more of the following: Price/Cost Analysis, Subcontract and/or supply chain administration, Pricing & Estimating, Proposal Development, Accounting/Finance; OR 8 plus years with a Master’s degree (preference is business, finance, accounting, economics, supply chain, or related discipline) with 10 plus years of related experience in one or more of the following: Price/Cost Analysis, Subcontract and/or supply chain administration, Pricing & Estimating, Proposal Development, Accounting/Finance
  • In-depth understanding of procurement policies, procedures, and regulations are essential
  • Previous experience with FAR, DFARS, and other U.S. Federal Government contracting regulations
  • The ability to work well in team environments
  • Strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills
  • Experience in capture and proposal activities in a government acquisition environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and apply sound judgment to problem solving
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Familiarity with the concept and application of Cost Improvement Curves
  • Familiarity with Cost Accounting Standards, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and accounting/proposal audit techniques
  • Experience with template and tools development
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment, while maintaining compliance during all stages of the proposal/acquisition process
  • Experience with software or web development

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Salary Range: $85,000 USD - $155,900 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.