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Northrop Grumman Prncpl Suply Chn Procrmnt Spec in Tampa, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Mission Systems has an opening for a Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Tampa, FL.

Sources and procures goods and services of a commodity nature from many suppliers. Initiates Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers. In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules. Works with internal customers to ensure specifications are appropriate for the services or products required. Identifies opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through targeted negotiations. Issues purchase orders. Manages performance of purchase orders, 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. 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:

  • 6 or more years of relevant experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Operations or Business Management experience with a Bachelor's Degree or a Masters with 4 years of relevant experience Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

  • Proficiency with Enterprise Resource Planning systems such as SAP and Business Warehouse.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Global Supply Chain procurement, sourcing, and systems support.

  • Procurement experience in IT Software/Hardware.

  • Excellent organization and communication skills.

  • Possess the ability to multi-task competing priorities.

  • Evaluating supplier proposals and placing compliant purchase orders.

  • Extracting, monitoring, analyzing, and validating data information from multiple sources.

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