San Diego, California

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 Senior Principal Responsible Engineer / Supplier Management Team (SMT) Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

Our Program Supplier Management Team (SMT) Lead reports to the program Mission Systems IPT Lead and is the IPT’s and Global Supply Chain’s (GSC’s) primary interface to the supplier for communication or payload systems.

Essential Functions:

Coordinating the efforts of the SMT, including engineers, the subcontracts administrator, supplier quality assurance representatives, logistics engineers, the cost account manager, the scheduler, and the material planner.

Coordinating and managing the execution of all phases of supplier performance, including planning, proposals, new capability development, production, testing, deliveries, and sustainment.

Conducting or coordinating review of supplier documentation (e.g., technical evaluations of proposals, acceptance test procedures, cost and schedule reports, software version description documents).

Reporting supplier status to Program Managers, GSC managers, and IPT Management.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 9 years of related engineering experience OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of related experience OR a PhD in a STEM discipline with 4 years of related experience.

The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.

Up to 25% travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience managing suppliers as part of a government/DOD contract

Experience with T&M, CPFF, FFP contract types

Requirements development/flow down

Negotiations

Technical evaluations of proposals

CAM/EV training

Product lifecycles and government acquisition process related to selling, development, LRIP/production, sustainment

Repair management, DMSMS evaluations, MRP requirements

Experience in supplier statement of work generation

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.

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.

San Diego, California

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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