Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Procurement Specialist 2 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Supply Chain Procurement Specialist 2

Requisition ID: 18005686

Location(s): United States-Oklahoma-Oklahoma City

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a Supply Chain Procuremnt Specialist 2.The job location is TBD but will be in one of two following locations: Oklahoma City, OK or Lanham, Maryland .

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery.

Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be.

The selected applicant will be responsible for performing activities related to the acquisition of goods and services in support of the Space Technology Programs located in Lanham MD which will include, but not be limited to; Supplier assessment, development of sourcing strategies, Contract negotiation and implementation along with Supplier performance evaluation and improvement management.

The successful candidate will also need to be adaptable and creative thinking and able to liaise and work alongside a number of functional disciplines to help develop and form the strategic supply chain approach to support these programs.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Execution of Global Supply Chain management and procurement ensuring compliance with associated Northrop Grumman procedures

  • Provide transactional support to the purchase of goods and services

  • Support development of Global Supply Chain strategies

  • Support development of bid packages including supplier source selection and proposal evaluation.

  • Support the development and maintenance of relationships and partnerships with senior stakeholders, peers and relevant functional areas.

  • Prepare, negotiate and execute all forms of contractual documentation including; Non-Disclosure Agreements and Terms and Conditions.

  • Identify and mitigate risks and issues with suppliers by determining root cause and developing corrective action.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 3 years experience Supply Chain experience -OR- a minimum 1 year experience with a Masters Degree. ( May consider an additional 4 years experience in lieu of degree.)

  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint

  • Basic understanding of purchasing processes

  • Ability to learn systems and processes quickly

  • Ability to work at a fast pace with minimal errors and oversight.

  • Demonstrated strong communication skills

  • US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable of Government Policies, Procedures, and Regulations - Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations in current or previous job duties.

  • Strong negotiation skills and knowledge of Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA)/ Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) type fact-finding and analysis.

  • Experience in the purchasing functionality and business knowledge of Materials Management Module system requirements of SAP (Systems Applications and Products)

  • Supply Chain experience in support of a Government Prime Contract, such as experience as GS-1102 Series or 6C0X1 Contract Specialist.

  • Ability to interpret policies/procedures and apply concepts

  • Ability to work multiple tasks and deal with competing priorities

  • Demonstrated business based decision making - Flexible and adaptable

  • SAP (ERP) experience/proficiency

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions

Title: Supply Chain Procurement Specialist 2

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City

Requisition ID: 18005686