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Sr Principal Supply Subcontract Specialist

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Irving
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

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 bidders 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.

Additional Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in sourcing to agreement award and resulting recurring management of large dollar value agreements, up to enterprise-level in scope
  • Elevated knowledge, proactive engagement, awareness and category management capability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills
    • Sourcing strategies establishment capability
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills with all levels of management/executives
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
    • Program or project management expertise
    • Relationship development skills
    • Ability to work with minimum direction and in a fast-paced, business-oriented environment This position is hybrid remote so you must be located or willing to relocate near one of Northrop Grumman facilities including: Falls Church, VA or Irving, TX or El Segundo, CA or Melbourne, FL.

      Basic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree with a minimum ten (10) years' experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, contract management, program management and/or project management OR Master's degree with a minimum eight (8) years' experience
      • Microsoft Office Suite experience with special emphasis on Excel (at least intermediate level) Preferred Qualifications:
        • Large contracts experience, i.e. $1million + annual spend
        • Experience in the SAP procurement module
        • Experience in negotiation of enterprise-level information including, but not limited to, contract elements such as data privacy, data protection, and export/import concerns
        • Master's degree Salary Range: $89,800 USD - $155,900 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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