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Northrop Grumman Principal/ Supply Chain Procurement Specialist 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.

This position is in support of the Post Production Spares Center (PPSC), which supports both commercial and Government contracts and will be based in Saint Augustine, FL.

In this position, you will:

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

  • Prepare Request for Quote (RFQ), analyze and evaluate quotes, select or recommend suppliers, analyze trends, negotiate prices and terms and conditions, write and administer purchase orders, managing on-time-delivery, resolving issues with suppliers, approving payment, and maintaining necessary records

  • Confer with suppliers and analyze supplier operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules

  • Negotiate and coordinate additions, deletions, or modifications to purchase orders

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Supply Chain Procurement Specialist:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree from an accredited institution

  • Three+ years of professional experience (in the fields of Supply Chain, Business Management, Logistics, or other related field) with a Bachelor's Degree, one+ years with a Master's Degree

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite

  • Be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree from an accredited institution

  • Six+ years of professional experience (in the fields of Supply Chain, Business Management, Logistics, or other related field) with a Bachelor's Degree, four+ years with a Master's Degree

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite

  • Be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to discern and analyze data to formulate and execute effective negotiation strategies

  • Demonstrated experience in the analysis and negotiation of contractual terms and conditions

  • Problem solving, and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to apply risk based thinking in support of strategic decision making

  • SAP experience

  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR

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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