Northrop Grumman Price Cost Proposal Analyst 2 in Melbourne, Florida

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Price Cost Proposal Analyst 2

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is currently seeking a Price/Cost/Proposal Analyst 2 to support Special Projects as part of the Global Supply Chain (GSC) organization at the Center of Excellence site in Melbourne, FL. Analyst will support efforts associated with proposal development, planning and scheduling during the supplier acquisition process. Will perform cost estimating/pricing related duties and analysis in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications and in compliance with regulatory requirements. Will coordinate with functional departments to facilitate the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements and research and analyze historical data and develop cost models to support proposal efforts. Coordinates activities and participates in fact-finding meetings and in should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives.

Specific duties include:

  1. Submits written supplier price/cost analysis reports (PCARs) detailing the suppliers' price/cost proposal as required by FAR Part 15 and the NGAS negotiation objective position

  2. Prepares Procurement Review Board (PRB) briefings showing supplier proposed vs. negotiation objective positions by major element of cost to attain formal Supply Chain Management approval for supplier negotiations

  3. Prepares materiel estimates and provides a consolidated bill of material to include in cost volumes as a support function to NGAS Pricing/Estimating

  4. Prepares and supports presentation and approval of materiel estimates at the required value level as part of the proposal team

  5. Supports supplier negotiations and represents the supplier price/cost analysis position to customers as required to support NGAS Contracts and NGAS Pricing/Estimating organizations

  6. Responds to miscellaneous and external Global Supply Chain Business Management request for information regarding assigned suppliers

  7. Estimating, accounting, and billing system review and compliance

  8. Maintain and update program bill of material, actual cost records, and supporting data

  9. Supports DCAA and DCMA audits as required

  10. Material/Subcontract EAC and Variance Analysis

  11. Analyze, Forecast and Track Supplier Cash/Expenditures

  12. Make/Buy Analysis Support

  13. Support Global Supply Chain with assigned suppliers from Change Board, RFP process, proposal evaluation, negotiation, affordability, and close out


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum of 3 years combined experience with a Bachelors Degree or 1 years of combined experience with a Master Degree in any of the following: Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Pricing Estimating, Price Coast Analysis, Proposals, Program Management, Engineering, or Manufacturing.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word

  • Minimum of 1 years work experience in an environment with tight deadlines (such as 30 day deadlines or Accounting close cycles).

  • Active DoD Secret or Top Secret Clearance with full investigation closed in the last six years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Special Program Access (Clearance)

  • Must be able to multi-task and handle working in a challenging environment

  • Experience with program cost analysis in an engineering or manufacturing environment

  • Working knowledge of cost accounting standards, generally accepted accounting principles and accounting/proposal auditing techniques

  • Ability to perform and apply cost accounting, pricing and estimating concepts and principles

  • Working knowledge of government contract environment (FAR and DFARS)

  • Familiarity with the concept and application of Cost Improvement Curves

  • Ability to work as an integral member of the Subcontract/Procurement team to achieve Global Supply Chain, Program, and/or NGAS objectives, while maintaining compliance during all stages of the proposal/acquisition process

  • Intimate background with Global Supply Chain Subcontract/Procurement requirements, FAR proposal adequacy and execution

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in business, finance, economics or related discipline

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