Principal/Sr. Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist

Northrop Grumman

Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available


CLEARANCE TYPE: None


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


**Description**


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.


Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a **Principal/Sr. Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist** to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in **Redondo Beach, California** .


+ Able to accommodate a hybrid (in-office/telecommute) schedule


+ 9/80 shift with every other Friday off!


+ Opportunities for occasional travel


**About our Team:** This position is supporting the preeminent air dominance aeronautics program with a substantial backlog of production and long runway for sustained operations.


**Essential Functions:**


Source and procure complex, specialized goods and services. Owns contractual management for the supplier. Responsible for subcontract sourcing, proposal evaluation, negotiation, award, execution, administration and closeout phases. Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as legal, contracts, finance, planning, operations, program management, engineering, and quality. As part of a cross-functional team, candidate will monitor and manage schedule, cost, technical and quality performance of suppliers in support of US Government programs. Subcontract Specialists will interface with supplier leadership teams to motivate and drive excellence in performance of contractual requirements.


+ Responsible for subcontract sourcing, proposal evaluation, negotiation, award, execution, administration and closeout phases


+ Manages supplier performance throughout the subcontracting lifecycle


+ Ensures compliance with all FAR, DFARS and public law requirements, as well as company policies and procedures


+ Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations


+ Cultivates and maintains strong working relationships with suppliers, customers and internal stakeholders


+ Contributes to Program Risk and Opportunity management


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


_This requisition may be filled at either the_ **_Principal_** _level or the_ **_Sr. Principal_** _level depending on the qualifications below._


**Basic Qualifications (Principal level):**


+ Bachelor’s Degree with at least 6 years experience, or a Master’s Degree with at least 4 years experience or High School Diploma/equivalent with at least 10 years of combined experience in Subcontracts, Procurement, Supplier Management, Price Cost Analyst and/or Contracts


+ Experience with SAP or related business application software


+ Experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFARS


**Basic Qualifications (Sr. Principal level):**


+ Bachelor’s Degree with at least 10 years experience, or a Master’s Degree with at least 8 years experience or High School Diploma/equivalent with at least 14 years of combined experience in Subcontracts, Procurement, Supplier Management, Price Cost Analyst and/or Contracts


+ Experience with SAP or related business application software


+ Experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFARS


**Preferred Qualifications:**


+ Master’s Degree in Business, Global Supply Chain or Project Management


+ Experience working on high dollar development Subcontracts (i.e. $100M Cost Reimbursable Preferred)


+ Negotiating skills with contract in excess of $100 million


+ Experience conducting oral presentations to senior leadership


+ Previous Team Lead or Management experience


+ Knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS)


+ Previous Control Account Manager (CAM) experience or training


+ Working Level Knowledge of Business Law


+ Risk mitigation experience


+ Change Management experience


Salary Range: $83,800.00 - $125,800.00Salary Range 2: $103,900.00 - $155,900.00


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.



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