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Supply Chain Procurement Specialist 2/3

Requisition ID: R10067825

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California, 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.


The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) NIS San Diego Procurement Team is seeking an analytical, innovative and strategic individual to lead business strategies driving efficiencies and best practices in San Diego, CA. 

The position described in this announcement will open up a challenging Global Supply Chain career with our commitment to provide required training and leadership for your career at Northrop Grumman.  Join a diverse workforce engaged in supporting large, complex, and challenging national defense programs that secure our nation and its allies.

Overall, the selected individual will contribute to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards where effects of decisions are long-lasting and heavily influence the future course of the organization. He or She will be considered an expert in field within the organization, demonstrating the skill and ability to perform complex tasks which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation without appreciable direction. This individual will ensure solutions are consistent with organization objectives. Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings and serves as a spokesperson and advisor for the organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans, and objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

Level 2

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria.

-BS/BA degree with 3+ years of professional experience in supply chain, logistics, data analytics or a related business facing role or a Master’s degree with 1 years of the same experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in price analysis techniques as the FAR and DFAR
  • Experience with SAP and/or ERP/MRP software, Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated success with data analysis and process improvement.

Basic Qualifications:

Level 3 

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria.

-6+ years of supply chain, procurement, business management and/or related experience with a Bachelor’s Degree, 4+ years of supply chain, procurement, business management and/or related with a Master’s Degree. 

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

-Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences

-Proficiency in MS Office suite

Preferred Qualifications:

-Demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment

-Professional experience in a regulated industry; to include Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, Telecommunications

-SAP experience

-Knowledge of FAR/DFAR

-Demonstrated experience with multiple contracting formats, including Firm Fixed Price and/or Cost Reimbursable,

-Familiarity with terms and conditions, and/or special contract clauses/types such as: long term agreements and intellectual property agreements.

-Demonstrated negotiation experience

Salary Range: $56,300 USD - $92,900 USD
Salary Range 2: $69,300 USD - $114,000 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

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.

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.