Requisition ID: R10087327
Category: Global Supply Chain
Location: Roy, UT, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 3
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 Space Systems is seeking a Principal Subcontract Specialist for our Roy, UT location. This position is in support of the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract.
The purpose of the GBSD Program is to replace the current ICBM system, including the weapon systems command and control; flight, launch and ground systems; and cyber elements.
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.
Maintain data in SAP related to Purchase Orders, Contracts, and Contract Messages
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.
Candidate will negotiate with both large businesses and small businesses on a variety of complex-type contracts including cost-plus-incentive-fee type.
Must have an understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Knowledge of industry practices. Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to perform complex professional tasks. Able to be creative in finding solutions to resolve issues.
This position will help develop solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.
Candidate will attend program meetings and may be required to present to groups. Must be able to work independently and have strong organizational skills.
Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in subcontracts, contracts, procurement, cost control, finance, or business management. Or in lieu of a degree, 9 years of experience in subcontracts, contracts, procurement, cost control, finance or business management.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance
Salary Range: $72,400 USD – $108,600 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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