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Northrop Grumman GBSD Staff Subcontract Specialist (Level 5) in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Staff Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist (Level 5). This position will be located in Roy Utah and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Considered expert in Subcontract Management within DoD environment

  • Owns management of highly-complex subcontracts

  • Independent management of complex and diverse supply base portfolio

  • Utilizes analytical problem solving skills and strategic thinking abilities to resolve business issues

  • Collaborates with Program Office, Engineering, Business Management, Quality Assurance, Planning, etc. to oversee subcontractor cost, schedule and technical performance

  • Analyzes supplier-based risks and identifies risk mitigations

  • Determines sources of supply, prepares Requests for Proposals and evaluates proposals for compliancy

  • Negotiates terms and conditions, price, schedules and performance/quality requirements

  • Issues the Purchase Order/Subcontract with appropriate documentation

  • Manages subcontractor performance as a member of the Subcontract Management Team

  • Provides subcontract guidance to technical staff

  • Leads projects/teams

  • Mentor junior subcontract staff

We are seeking a qualified candidate with the following background:

  • Detail and team oriented with demonstrated organization skills

  • Strong negotiation skills and strategies

  • Skilled at solving unique problems and making sound business decisions

  • Demonstrated sense of urgency, ownership of tasks and accountability

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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Basic Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related fields

  • 14 years of experience in subcontract management within DoD environment

  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR requirements and cost reimbursement subcontracting

  • Ability to convert written procedures to practical applications

  • Successful supplier management experience

  • SAP or similar procurement system experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance (clearance not required to start)

Desired Qualifications

  • Project management experience

  • DoD secret clearance

  • Masters' degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related fields

  • Lead experience

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 most positions.

Job Category : Global Supply Chain