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Northrop Grumman Principal Supply Chain Business Operations and Compliance Specialist 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 has an opening for a Principal Supply Chain Business Operations and Compliance Specialist at our Rancho Bernardo, CA location.


Contractor Purchasing System Review and Procurement Analysis & Compliance Evaluation program reviews) and assists in the development of and monitors status of corrective action plans.

Responsible for processes and activities within supply chain related operations and/or compliance such as regulatory compliance, systems and technology, data analytics and performance, international supply chain, operational excellence and supply base diversity.

Manages, develops or supports strategic direction and tactical execution of governance (policy, procedure, processes, etc.), priorities, initiatives and related activities. Supports a team-based material organization.

Performs activities in a variety of cross-functional areas including materials planning, total quality management, procurement, supplier quality assurance, finance, materials systems, customer service, etc.

The incumbents may facilitate self-directed work teams, provide training in core skill areas to teams and peers, and interact with internal customers and suppliers with respect to product planning, problem resolution, and process improvement.

Interprets and applies federal contract regulations and prime contracts as they impact subcontract terms and conditions and sector policies and procedures.

Assists and acts as a focal point for internal and external audits

Interacts with internal customers and suppliers with respect to problem resolution and process improvement.

Recommends necessary revisions to command media and designs, develops and delivers training in core skill areas to teams and peers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6 years experience in supply chain and regulatory compliance with a Bachelors degree (10 years of experience in lieu of a Bachelor's degree), OR 4 years of experience with a Master's Degree

  • Knowledge and experience with FAR and DFARS government contracting regulations

  • Knowledge of SAP and Contractor Purchasing Systems.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security clearance at the Secret level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Current and active DoD Secret Clearance

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