Sr. Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist, –

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Requisition ID: R10088288
Category: Global Supply Chain
Location: Unknown City, VA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the futureThis position will be virtual remote and can be performed anywhere within the continental United States.Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is currently seeking a Sr. Principal Supply Chain Procurement SpecialistResponsibilities include:
Review Purchase Requisitions for completeness and obtain additional information considered necessary.
Prepare Request for Quotation (RFQ)/Request for Proposal (RFP) and identify sources eligible to receive RFQ/RFP for complex and/or non-routine procurement requirements.
Evaluate suppliers’ quotes/proposals for compliance with RFQ/RFP and fact find suppliers’ proposals.
Co-lead in the source selection team for competitive procurements.
Perform a cost and/or price analysis to determine price reasonableness.
Negotiate with suppliers on price, schedule, and terms and conditions, and any other contractual requirements. May lead negotiations with supplier.
Make purchase order awards to suppliers and document the subcontract folders in accordance with the local procurement policies and procedures, including long term agreements.
Manage supplier performance during subcontract execution, including, but not limited to, managing supplier delivery schedule, processing invoices for payment, managing Subcontract submittals (e.g. SDRL), and/or resolve any contractual issues.
Perform subcontract close-outs in accordance with the local procurement policies and procedures.
Mentor other subcontract professionals, as appropriate.
Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement
Basic Qualifications: 
Must have high school diploma or equivalent (GED) with at least 14 years of relevant experience
Will consider 10 years of relevant experience with bachelor’s degree or 8 year of relevant experience with Master’s
Understanding of procurement policies, procedures, and regulations
The ability to collaborate with program management and other multi-functional teams
Must have a general knowledge of FAR/DFARS and associated Federal Contracting regulations
Possess strong organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and make decisions in a timely manner
Ability to work with minimal supervision, work successfully in a fast- paced environment and apply sound judgment to problem solving
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with International Procurements under US Govt. prime contracts
Prior experience working issues related to Import / Export of materials and technology
Familiar with SAP procurement systems and Army CHESS system
Active Security Clearance

Salary Range: $88,500 USD – $132,700 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

JBNGJ-R10088288 2023.01.14

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