Principal/Sr Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist, San Diego, Ca

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San Diego, CA

Requisition ID: R10087791
Category: Global Supply Chain
Location: San Diego, CA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal/Sr. Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

Essential Functions:

In support of the Global Surveillance Division portfolio of programs, 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.

Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts.

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. 

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.

This position may be filled at a level 3 or level 4

Basic Qualifications: (Principal)

Bachelor’s Degree with at least 6 years’ experience in supply chain subcontract OR a master’s degree with at least 4 years in supply chain subcontract experience OR High School Diploma/equivalent with at least 10 years of combined experience in Subcontracts, Procurement, Supplier Management, Price Cost Analyst and/or Contracts

Experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFARS

Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Basic Qualifications: (Senior Principal)

Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years subcontracts, procurement, supply chain experience OR a master’s degree with 8 years of applied experience in subcontracts, procurement, contracts and/or other supply chain related field OR 14 years of supply chain subcontract experience in lieu of a degree

Experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFARS

Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). 

Must be able to obtain and Maintain DOD Secret Clearance and Special Programs Access

Preferred Qualifications (Principal)

Working knowledge of FAR and DFARS regulations.  

Supplier selection/management experience on US Government contract(s). 

Subcontracting experience with aircraft production and/or sustainment programs.

Experience working within a government approved purchasing system.

Familiarity with NGAS Subcontracting terms and conditions.

Active DoD clearance Secret or Top Secret

Preferred Qualifications: (Senior Principal)

Subcontracting experience with aircraft production and/or sustainment programs.

Experience working within a government approved purchasing system.

Familiarity with placement and administration of Inter Company work orders 

Experience with SAP.  

Active DoD clearance at a Secret or Top-Secret level. 

Working knowledge of FAR and DFARS regulations.  

Supplier selection/management experience on US Government contract(s). 

Salary Range: $86,300 USD – $129,500 USD
Salary Range 2: $107,000 USD – $160,600 USD

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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

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