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Supply Chain Procurement Specialist/Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 21016546

Category: Global Supply ChainLocation: San Diego - CA, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: Days (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1

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 offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: -
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage -
  • 401k - Educational Assistance -
  • Life Insurance -
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions -
  • Paid Time Off -
  • Health & Wellness Resources -
  • Employee Discounts -
  • Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of workFor more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more Link: Space Components Division is seeking a Supply Chain Procurement Buyer II/III to join our team. This position could be located in San Diego, CA / Goleta, CA / Beltsville, MD / Commerce, CA.Responsibilities:
    • Develops RFQ utilizing Specifications, statements of work, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services
    • Prepares bid packages, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates PO provisions, administers resulting PO and ensure on time delivery
    • 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
    • Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, planning, operations, program and end-users
    • 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 proactive supplier management
    • Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement
    • Reviews and approves supplier payment as neededBasic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's or Master's Degree from an accredited institution
      • 2+ years of professional experience in Supply Chain Management or related fields/ 0 years' with a Master's for a level 2; or 6+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management or related fields/ 4 years' experience with a Master's for a level 3
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences
      • Proficiency in MS Office suitePreferred Qualifications:
        • Professional experience in a regulated industry; to include Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, Telecommunications
        • Experience procuring in an NPI / concurrent engineering environment
        • Experience in machining, forgings, extrusions or raw material commodities.
        • Leads negotiations with suppliers
        • Ability to read technical drawings and documents
        • Knowledge of government contracting requirements and regulations (e.g. FAR, DFARS, ITAR, etc.)
        • Master's Degree in Business or Supply Chain

          Salary Range: 1 - 1

          Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

          The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, San Diego , Supply Chain Procurement Specialist/Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist, Professions , San Diego, California

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