Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist 3_San Diego in San Diego, California

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of major technological advancements throughout our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Essential Functions:

  • Developing subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized

materials, equipment, and/or services.

  • Preparing bid packages, conducting bidders conferences, analyzing and evaluating proposals, negotiating subcontract

provisions, selecting or recommending subcontractors, writing awards, and administering resulting subcontracts

  • Negotiating and coordinating additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts

  • Participating with contracts administration and purchasing to develop subcontract policies and procedures

Sources and procures specialized goods and services. Owns contractual management for the supplier. Responsible for source selection from contract proposal to execution phases. Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning, operations, program and end-users. Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services. Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts. In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules. Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations. Manages performance of subcontracts, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations. Employs sound business practices and assesses supplier performance as part of follow-up activities. Ensures that appropriate documentation is provided to logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded. Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers. Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed. Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6years of applied experience in Subcontractsand/or Procurement or 4 years with Master's degree

  • Basic working knowledge of FAR and DFARS regulations

  • Experience with SAP or another similar purchasing program

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance required to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business,Supply Chain Management, Procurement

  • Experience with management of high dollar subcontract or complex subcontracts

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.