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Northrop Grumman Sr Prncpl Supl Chn Subctr Spec in San Diego, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced and motivated professional for the role of a Sr Principal Supply chain subcontract specialist experiences in procurement, or related fields such as Business Management/Financial Planning, Contracts Administration, Project Management, Manufacturing or Materials Requirements Planning. The applicant will support Northrop Grumman Mission System's Communication Center of excellence programs. This position is responsible for executing a diverse portfolio of program activities for production, development, IRAD and all other program efforts.

The candidate must understand the all aspects of Subcontracts, cost budgets and supplier quality to support engineering, production, logistics in the performance of their roles and responsibilities.

Essential Functions:

•Management of contractual requirements for suppliers. Create and submit request for proposals in accordance with program requirements. Support internal proposal reviews, fact-findings and requests for information responses, audits, customer negotiations, and sweeps.

•Provide guidance and support relative to Subcontracts Processes and procedures.

•Ensure compliance with these procedures and to Federal Acquisition Regulations and cost accounting standards (FAR, DFARS & CAS)

•Support Price/Cost Analysis of Subcontractor Proposals and ensure compliance to sector and FAR policies and procedures.

•Support the NAR ICE process including the development of floor positions for negotiation approval.

•Knowledge and understanding of estimating and proposal analysis from both a labor and material perspective.

•Experience in successfully training and mentoring peers.

•Experience in understanding and identifying priorities and managing supplier and customer expectations.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10+ years experience managing subcontracts and proposal activities.

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)

Preferred Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications

Project management experience

DoD secret clearance

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

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