B-2 Principal / Sr Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist / Secret / Interim Secret

Requisition ID: 20032379

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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’ll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll 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.
Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense Systems Sector is wanting you to join our Team as a Principal/Sr. Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist to support the procurement, award and management of spares, out of production aircraft parts, assemblies, sub-assemblies and structural components. This position is located in Oklahoma City, OK.  

You will apply your full cradle to grave knowledge in subcontracting activity as defined, but not limited to, the following: 
  • Verifies/Validates purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to subcontractor database; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.
  • Prepares and submits request for Proposals both in competitive and non-competitive environments.
  • Manages and performs Source selection down select for winning bids. 
  • Negotiates terms & conditions, price and delivery schedules with subcontractors.
  • Performs price analysis on proposed pricing from subcontractor’s utilizing price analysis techniques, market research, historical pricing and price comparisons.
  • Responsible for award and management of Subcontracts from order placement to delivery & closeout.
  • Verifies and approves receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with subcontractors. 
  • Validates proper paperwork is received at time of delivery (Certificate of Conformance, Manufacturing Certs). 
  • Authorizes payment for completed orders.
  • Maintains electronic Subcontract files in SAP IAW Corporate and sector policy and procedures.

Basic Qualifications:  This position may be filled at the Principal or Senior Principal level.
1. Principal: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 6 years of Subcontracts related experience; or MS degree and 4 year of experience; or 4 years of additional experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree  (10 yrs total) Senior Principal: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 9 years of Subcontracts related experience; or MS degree and 7 year of experience; or 4 years of additional experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree  (13 yrs total) 2. Strong Microsoft Office experience - Word, Excel & Powerpoint 3. Government or Aerospace buying experience 4. Obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
Preferred Qualifications: 
1. Experience with aircraft maintenance activities and spares procurement under US Govt. prime contracts.     2. Import / Export  (ITAR) experience for movement of materials and technology 3. SAP Experience 4. Maximo Experience 5. Knowledge of FAR/DFAR 6. Knowledge of CPSR and government audits  

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 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.


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