Sr Prncpl Supl Chn Subctr Spec

Requisition ID: 21007885

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Woodland Hills, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes – May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.
  Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS). On the Mission Systems Sector team, you will contribute to our bottom line: providing innovative systems, products, and solutions to keep our world safe. Our employees strive to positively impact peoples’ lives around the world today, and for generations to come. There are opportunities to contribute to a wealth of programs including, but not limited to, advanced technologies in the air, on land, undersea, in outer space, and in cyberspace. It is unique work. It is challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it is work that makes a difference. Join our team and launch your career. We will support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security. Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS). Sources and procures specialized goods and services. Owns contractual management for the supplier. Responsible for source selection from contract proposal to execution phases. Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning, operations, program and end-users. Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services. Prepares bid packages, conducts bidder’s conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts. In conjunction with quality organization, 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. Ensures that appropriate documentation is provided to logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded. Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers. Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed. Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement. Management of contractual requirements for suppliers.  Create and submit request for proposals in accordance with program requirements. Support internal proposal reviews, fact-findings and requests for information responses, audits, customer negotiations, and sweeps. Provide guidance and support relative to Subcontracts Processes and procedures. Ensure compliance with these procedures and to Federal Acquisition Regulations and cost accounting standards (FAR, DFARS & CAS) Support Price/Cost Analysis of Subcontractor Proposals and ensure compliance to sector and FAR policies and procedures.  Support the NAR ICE process including the development of floor positions for negotiation approval. This position  may be worked from the Woodland Hills CA facility or virtual.

Basic Qualifications: Bachelors or Master’s Degree from an accredited institution Ten+ years of supply chain, procurement, business management and/or related experience with a Bachelor’s Degree, Eight 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 SAP 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, non-disclosure agreements and intellectual property agreements. Demonstrated negotiation experience Knowledge and understanding of estimating and proposal analysis from both a labor and material perspective. Experience in successfully training and mentoring peers. Experience in understanding and identifying priorities and managing supplier and customer expectations. The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. 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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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.