Huntsville, Alabama

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced and motivated professional for the role of a Staff Supply chain subcontract specialist experiences in procurement, or related fields such as Business Management/Financial Planning, Contracts Administration, Project Management, Manufacturing or Materials Requirements Planning. The applicant will support Northrop Grumman Space Systems programs. This position is responsible for executing a diverse portfolio of program activities.
The candidate must understand the all aspects of Subcontracts, cost budgets and supplier quality to support engineering, production, logistics in the performance of their roles and responsibilities.

Essential Functions:
•Management of contractual requirements for suppliers. Create and submit request for proposals in accordance with program requirements. Support internal proposal reviews, fact-findings and requests for information responses, audits, customer negotiations, and sweeps.
•Provide guidance and support relative to Subcontracts Processes and procedures.
•Ensure compliance with these procedures and to Federal Acquisition Regulations and cost accounting standards (FAR, DFARS & CAS)
•Support Price/Cost Analysis of Subcontractor Proposals and ensure compliance to sector and FAR policies and procedures.
•Support the NAR ICE process including the development of floor positions for negotiation approval.
•Knowledge and understanding of estimating and proposal analysis from both a labor and material perspective.
•Experience in successfully training and mentoring peers.
•Experience in understanding and identifying priorities and managing supplier and customer expectations.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, 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

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 15+ years' experience managing subcontracts and proposal activities.
  • Prior supply chain experience in leading major proposal efforts on behalf of Global Supply Chain
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR requirements and cost reimbursement subcontracting
  • Ability to convert written procedures to practical applications
  • Successful supplier management experience
  • SAP or similar procurement system experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance (clearance not required to start)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with GMD program
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.

Huntsville, Alabama

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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