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Northrop Grumman Manager Subcontracts Admin 2 in Magna, Utah

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Northrop Grumman is seeking a Manager, Subctronacts Admin 2 to join our team.


• Sources and procures goods and services of a category nature from many suppliers.

• Initiates Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers.

• Establishes agreements with suppliers using a mix of contract types including firm fixed price and cost reimbursable.

• In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules.

• Works with internal customers to ensure specifications are appropriate for the services or products required.

• Identifies opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through targeted negotiations.

• Issues purchase orders.

• Manages performance of purchase orders, ensures compliance with FAR/DFAR regulations 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.

• Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed.

• Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.


Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree or 4 additional years of related experience

• 5+ years' experience in purchasing, sales, contracts, or related field

• Works positively in a high-energy and fast-paced environment

• Capability to read technical drawings and documents

• Aptitude to communicate complex technical information to suppliers and internal customers

• Ability to work with little oversight; take ownership of responsibilities and manage and resolve supplier concerns in a timely manner

• Communicates quickly and thoughtfully through integrated team structures

• Strong interpersonal skills with a best-in-class customer service mindset

• Knowledge of government contracting requirements and regulations (e.g. FAR, DFARS, ITAR, etc.)

• Comfortable leading negotiations and preparing price analyses of supplier proposals

• Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience procuring complex machined parts used in solid rocket motors

• General understanding of solid rocket motor metal parts and tooling

• Ability to assess supplier capability to produce hardware used in solid rocket motors

• Experience writing and negotiating Long Term Agreements

• Experience negotiating Terms and Conditions

• Comfort level working with MRP/ERP systems

• Strong MS Office skills

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Job Category : Global Supply Chain