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Northrop Grumman Manager Procurement 2 in Saint Augustine, Florida

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 Defense Systems is seeking motivated Global Supply Chain (GSC) Manager in support of the Aircraft Supply program which supports both commercial and government contracts. This position will be located in Saint Augustine, FL.

This is an exciting opportunity to help drive process improvements, strategic Supply Chain Management (SCM). Must effectively build and lead an engaged team of employees.

In this position, you will be responsible for the daily operations of a team (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day-to-day workflow, and operating costs).

Acts as a functional manager, which includes employee goal setting, performance reviews, and merit planning. Use strategic thinking to mitigate risks, improve costs, and gain efficiencies between various programs and sites across the company is required. Possess the ability to manage a group of diverse skills and the ability to support and influence them to achieve organizational and program goals.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate strong leadership characteristics, a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business.

The role will require talent development and performance management responsibilities, employee engagement, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. The successful candidate will demonstrate high levels of organization and self-motivation with the ability to lead the team to accomplish challenging tasks in a high pressure and short-turnaround environment.

Manager responsibilities include: cost, schedule, and technical performance with broad responsibility for all aspects of GSC program performance on delivery orders and buyer performance against metrics. She/he will be responsible for review of procurement packages for compliance, training buyers in areas where improvement is needed, and enacting process improvements on this growing program.

She/he will support the purchase of tools, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.

This person will manage suppliers and analyze suppliers operations to determine factors that affect prices and determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records. May prepare bid packages. This person will review proposals for compliance and adequacy and support Prime proposal reviews.

Manager will oversee supplier base and work with suppliers on return-to-green plans and performing to those plans.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Business Administration or related field with a minimum 8 years' experience -OR- Masters with 6 years' experience

  • Experience required in writing complex negotiation plans and managing those negotiations.

  • Experience with Government contracts required working knowledge of the FAR & DFARS

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications

  • Experience with SAP

  • Experience with TINA requirements

  • Experience Managing Suppliers

  • Experience writing detailed price/cost analyses

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience preferred in developing small businesses and increasing small business supplier base to meet program socioeconomic requirements

  • Experience preferred in writing and training team in writing Price Cost Analysis Reports that meet requirements for proposals over the TINA threshold along with the analysis of suppliers based off of financial, historical performance, and risk

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