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Northrop Grumman Associate Supply Chain Procurement Specialist in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking an Associate Supply Chain Procurement Specialistto support procurement of goods and services for several end customers. This position will be located in Oklahoma City, OK.

Responsibilities include full cradle to grave procurement/buying activity defined, but not limited to, the following:

  • Verifies/validates purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to vendor database; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.

  • Prepares and submits request for proposals both in competitiveand non-competitive environments.

  • Manages and performs source selection down select for winning bids.

  • Negotiates price and delivery schedules with suppliers.

  • Performs price analysis on proposed pricing from supplier's utilizing price analysis techniques, market research, historical pricing and price comparisons.

  • Responsible for award and management of Purchase Orders from order placement to delivery & closeout.

  • Verifies and approves receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.

  • Validates proper paperwork is received (Certificate of Conformance, Manufacturing Certs).

  • Authorizes payment for completed orders.

  • Maintains electronic Purchase Order files in SAP IAWCorporate and sector policy and procedures.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related discipline or 4 years of relevant workexperience

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize Microsoft Office to create spreadsheets, documents, presentations. (i.e. Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplishing them simultaneously

  • Demonstrated ability working independently to develop and present information to a variety of stakeholders and to package (arrange/assemble) data in a manner consistent with the target audience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance

  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ActiveSecret or Top Secret DoDclearance

  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR

  • Experience withactivities under US Govt. prime contracts to include spares procurement

  • Knowledge of Cost Type Contracts and Statements of Work

  • Existing experience with SAP and/or Maximo Purchasing System

  • Knowledge of CPSR and government audits

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Global Supply Chain

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