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Northrop Grumman Principal Proposal Analyst - San Diego, CA in San Diego, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is seeking an experiencedSupply ChainProposal Analystto join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in defining the future in our Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence location, Rancho Bernardo, California. This role will join a small team of analysts and report directly to Global Supply Chain Business Management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Estimates the cost of material and subcontracts based on technical requirements definition and/or existing product structures.

  • Researches, analyzes historical data, develops cost models, and compiles current and historical cost data into a Global Supply Chain (GSC) cost estimate in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) requirements.

  • Coordinates proposal bill of material effort for moderately complex proposals by interfacing with engineering, manufacturing, and other organizations to understand the proposal unique requirements.

  • Documents the basis of the estimate in a FAR compliant GSC cost volume section.

  • Works with subcontracts in the development of supplier quote requests, reviews supplier proposals for proposal adequacy, and works with supplier cost analysis personnel to develop the GSC cost estimate.

  • Summarizes the cost estimate and presents the review package for GSC management approval.

  • Supports the estimate both internally and externally throughout the proposal process through contract award. Tasks include customer proposal walk-through of the cost estimate, fact-finding, audit, negotiations, and sweeps to comply with the Truth in Negotiations Act

Basic Qualifications:

Material estimating experience ina US Government contracting proposal environment

  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, mathematics or other related field with a minimum of6 years relevant experience OR a Master's degree with a of4 years of experience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical and communication skills

  • Experience across different proposal phases (development, production and sustainment) and factor development.

  • Hands onexperience with estimating or financial analysis, including data collection and normalization

  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic and works well in a team situation

  • Extensive material experience with government contracting and FAR

  • Current active security clearance

  • Independent forward thinker

  • Master's DegreeNorthrop 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 : Business Development