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Supply Chain Procurement Specialist

Requisition ID: R10108788

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location Location: Sunnyvale, CA, USA   |  Unknown, VA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has an opening for a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist, supporting DOD Naval and Marine related products for our Sunnyvale, CA location. This position is available for remote work.

Essential Functions:

Responsible for supporting Marine Systems (MARSYS) Global Supply Chain (GSC) general procurement team. The Supply Chain Procurement Specialist should possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills and be extremely organized and professional. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supplier Management
    • Monitor supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules.
    • Employs sound business practices and assesses supplier performance as part of follow-up activities.
    • Facilitate new supplier onboarding and interface with Vendor Administration and suppliers to oversee completion of registration processes.
    • Work with suppliers to maintain regular vendor maintenance and annual certifications.
  • Procurement
    • The supply chain procurement specialist will track and monitor procurements that are critical to program execution with urgency.
    • Issue and maintain purchase orders in accordance with Mission Systems Principles and Operating Practices (MS PrOP).
    • Evaluate and analyze proposed pricing from potential suppliers for goods and services as well as identify opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency, and manage risk through targeted negotiations.
  • Accounts Payable
    • Interface with stakeholders and accounting for payment resolution.
    • Ensures that appropriate documentation is provided to receiving inspection organization so that proper receipt is recorded.
    • Review open invoices and approve supplier payment as needed.
  • Compliance
    • Ensure compliance with GSC policies and procedures including cybersecurity regulations.
    • Must have good oral and written communication skills and be able present delivery status information to both function and program leadership.
    • Works well both internal and external customers adaptable to a dynamic work environment.
    • Collaborate with Suppliers and Cyber Security team to ensure supplier compliance.
    • Interface and collaborate with Programs and other organizations within and outside of Global Supply Chain.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, business, supply chain, or similar with 3+ years of business experience or a Master's degree with 1+ years of business experience. Business experience shall be in subcontracts management, contracts management, and/or purchasing or related global supply chain and business management functions.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Contracts and/or subcontracts experience on US Government contract(s), including negotiations
  • Working knowledge of FAR and DFARS regulations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working within a Government approved purchasing system
  • Familiarity with NGAS Subcontracting terms and conditions
  • Experience with SAP 

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

Salary Range: $58,000 USD - $95,800 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

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.