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Associate Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist

Requisition ID: R10110049

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Rolling Meadows, IL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

As an Associate Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist for the for the Navigation Targeting Survivability (NTS), you join a team dedicated to supporting the warfighter. You will further the success of our programs to help Northrop Grumman leave the boundaries of what's known and solve tomorrow's problems. In this role you will work on sending Request for Quotes (RFQ’s), and negotiating purchase orders (PO), while managing orders to completion and building relationships with the NTS suppliers. Be a part of a team that not only fosters open communication of ideas but encourages innovation at every level. This position is located in Rolling Meadows, IL and includes a hybrid work environment.

This position is dynamic and challenging, requiring ingenuity, collaboration, and an insatiable drive to make the impossible possible. We’ll support you with training, employee resource groups, and robust benefits as we work together to defend and define the future. Be at the forefront of the latest development programs in Northrop Grumman Mission Systems by joining the NTS Division!

The Associate Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing and executing a mixed portfolio of subcontracts
  • Managing performance of subcontracts, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations.
  • Identifying strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations.
  • Understanding the buyer and seller’s roles to establish mutually successful business arrangements
  • Specifying solicitations and bid packages
  • Evaluating proposals and negotiating prices/terms
  • Developing and administrating contractual documentation and post awards
  • Leveraging your skill and talents throughout this role

In this role you will make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, and have an agile perspective of compliance protocol mandated by regulated industry.

We offer flexible work arrangements, tuition re-imbursement, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. Standard work schedule is a 9/80 with every other Friday off.      

Basic Qualifications Include the Below:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • 0+ years of professional experience in supply chain management, or related fields, to include logistics, manufacturing/project management, business management, or information systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and self-sufficient time management skills
  • Demonstrate leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate 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

Salary Range: $55,400 USD - $83,000 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.