Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Procuremnt Spec in Woodland Hills, California
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Northrop Grumman is seeking qualified and motivated professionals for the role of Supply Chain Procurement Specialist with experiences in supply chain management and/or related fields (including business and financial planning, contracts administration, project management, logistics, and manufacturing). Position will be located in Woodland Hills, Mclean or Salt Lake City.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
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. Ensure that appropriate documentation is provided to logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded. Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed. Utilize process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.
A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must possess:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
3+ years of professional experience in supply chain management, business and financial planning, contracts administration, project management, logistics, manufacturing, or other related fields Or 1+ year with a Master's Degree
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences
Proficiency in MS Office suite
Be able to obtain a U.S. Government Secret security clearance
Demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment
The ideal candidate possesses strong time management and organization skills; Ability to keep multiple priorities moving forward
Professional experience in a regulated industry; to include Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, Telecommunications
Ability to discern and analyze data to formulate and execute effective negotiation strategies
Demonstrated experience in the analysis and negotiation of contractual terms and conditions
Problem solving, and interpersonal skills
Proven ability to apply risk based thinking in support of strategic decision making
Knowledge of FAR/DFAR
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.
Job Category : Global Supply Chain