Northrop Grumman Principal Subcontract Specialist in Melbourne, Florida
Global Supply Chain
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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Subcontract Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Melbourne, FL with a 9/80 work schedule, occasional travel and excellent career growth potential supporting the rapidly growing Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence.
Sources and procures complex, specialized goods and services. Owns contractual management for the supplier. Responsible for subcontract sourcing, proposal evaluation, negotiation, award, execution, administration and closeout phases. Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as legal, contracts, finance, planning, operations, program management, engineering, and quality. As part of a cross-functional team, candidate will monitor and manage schedule, cost, technical and quality performance of suppliers in support of US Government programs. Subcontract Specialists will interface with supplier leadership teams to motivate and drive excellence in performance of contractual requirements.
Responsible for subcontract sourcing, proposal evaluation, negotiation, award, execution, administration and closeout phases
Assesses supplier performance and regularly communicates feedback to Supplier Leadership
Manages supplier performance throughout the subcontracting lifecycle
Ensures compliance with all FAR, DFARS and public law requirements, as well as company policies and procedures
Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations
Cultivates and maintains strong working relationships with suppliers, customers and internal stakeholders
Contributes to Program Risk and Opportunity management
Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative team settings across all levels.
Job Category : Global Supply Chain