Supply Chain Procurement Manager 2Melbourne, FL

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager of Procurement 2 t o join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Global Supply Chain organization. This leadership role is located in Melbourne, FL.

The selected candidate will lead a team of approximately 7-10 Procurement Specialists in Melbourne, FL responsible for supporting a program or a function within the larger organizational unit, setting and operating to objectives and providing guidance to their team based on goals, objectives and company policy. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.

This position is hybrid and must have the ability to work on site at the Melbourne, FL location.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Essential Functions:

Leading a team who will be responsible for the following essential functions:

  • Source and purchase machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization

  • Compile and analyze statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives

  • Compile information to stay informed on price trends and manufacturing processes

  • Confers with suppliers to analyze supplier operations, and to determine factors that affect price, the lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and the ability to meet required schedules

  • Review proposals, negotiates prices, select or recommend suppliers, analyze trends, follow up on orders placed, verify delivery, approve payment, as well as maintaining necessary records

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with at least 4 years' experience in Global Supply Chain, Procurement, Subcontracts Management, Business Management, and/or related fields; or a Master's Degree with at least 2 years' of experience in Global Supply Chain, Procurement, Subcontracts Management, Business Management, and/or related fields; or a High School Diploma/equivalent with at least 8 years' of experience in Global Supply Chain, Procurement, Subcontracts Management, Business Management, and/or related fields

  • Experience leading a team, process, project or function

  • Experience with MS Office including Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or Business

  • Experience managing procurement teams

  • Solid understanding of SAP and metric analysis

  • Strong organization, attention to detail and leadership characteristics

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Salary Range: $108,400 - $162,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.