Supply Chain Procurement Specialist/Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist - Military Veterans

at Northrop Grumman

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.

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Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

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The Space Components Division is seeking a Supply Chain Procurement Buyer II/III to join our team. This position could be located in San Diego, CA / Goleta, CA / Beltsville, MD / Commerce, CA.

Responsibilities:

Develops RFQ utilizing Specifications, statements of work, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services

Prepares bid packages, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates PO provisions, administers resulting PO and ensure on time delivery

Manages performance of Purchase Orders, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations

Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, 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 proactive supplier management

Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement

Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from an accredited institution

2+ years of professional experience in Supply Chain Management or related fields/ 0 years’ with a Master’s for a level 2; or 6+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management or related fields/ 4 years’ experience with a Master’s for a level 3

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences

Proficiency in MS Office suite

Preferred Qualifications:

Professional experience in a regulated industry; to include Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, Telecommunications

Experience procuring in an NPI / concurrent engineering environment

Experience in machining, forgings, extrusions or raw material commodities.

Leads negotiations with suppliers

Ability to read technical drawings and documents

Knowledge of government contracting requirements and regulations (e.g. FAR, DFARS, ITAR, etc.)

Master’s Degree in Business or Supply Chain

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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