Sr. Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist

    Northrop Grumman
    Redondo beach, CA
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $33.08 - $63.09

    Job Description

    At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

    Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr.Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

    The Sr. Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist will have authority and is the primary resource for Aeronautics System Global Supply Chain (GSC), dedicated to design and development of sector wide strategic and enterprise agreements.

    The Sr. Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist will be expected to:
    • Negotiate high-dollar, multifaceted subcontract terms and conditions, along with associated workforce training and guidance.
    • Intent is to increase productivity during the execution of purchasing requirements; improve program performance by accelerating the negotiation, approval, execution of terms and conditions and other contractual documents.
    • As required will source and procure 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.


    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of Subcontracts/Procurement experience (14 years of experience in lieu of a degree), or a Master's degree with 8 years of experience.
    • Subcontracts experience working government contracts
    • Working knowledge of FAR requirements and international USG export control regulations.
    • Prior experience leading a team project or process.
    • Knowledge of SAP or similar ERP system.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master's degree in International Studies, Supply Chain, or Business Administration (MBA) with experience in USG export licenses and agreements.
    • Experience with Offset and Industrial Participation programs.
    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.

    Posting ID: 552779479Posted: 2020-05-21