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Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector is seeking a Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist (level 3) to join our team in Azusa, CA. Successful candidate sources and procures goods and services of a commodity nature from many suppliers. Initiates Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers. In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules. Identifies opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through targeted negotiations. Issues purchase orders. Manages performance of purchase orders, ensures compliance with GSC 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 receiving inspection organization so that proper receipt is recorded. Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed.
In addition, the supply chain procurement specialist will track and monitor procurements that are critical to program execution. 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 and be to adapt to dynamic work environment.
Bachelor's Degree & 6 years of procurement experience, OR a Master's Degree & 4 years of procurement experience
Working knowledge of SAP
Understanding of FAR regulations in support of government contracting
Current & active DoD SCI security clearance
Master's Degree in Business with an emphasis in supply chain management
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Posting ID: 559538333Posted: 2020-07-14