Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist / Senior Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist

Northrop Grumman

3.2

(26)

Ocean City, MD

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    Position summary

    (Band 3)** OR Senior Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist (Band 4) on our Emerging Capabilities Development (ECD) team!

    This position is hybrid . The candidate would need to be able to work in person at our Baltimore/Linthicum, MD campus on an as-needed basis to support restricted programs in cleared areas.

    In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:

    • Source and procure specialized goods and services.
    • Own contractual management for the supplier.
    • Responsible for source selection from contract proposal to execution phases.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with key stakeholders such as legal, contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning, operations, program and end-users.
    • Develop subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services.
    • Prepare bid packages, conduct bidders conferences, analyze and evaluate proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommend subcontractors, write awards, and administer resulting subcontracts.
    • Maintain, negotiate and coordinate additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts.
    • Initiate, review, negotiate, and coordinate stakeholder approval for internal agreements such as Terms and Conditions, NDA's, Teaming Agreements, Licensing Agreements, etc.
    • In conjunction with quality organization, evaluate and monitor supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules.
    • Identify strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations.
    • Manage performance of subcontracts, ensure compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations, IP requirements and FAR/DFARS clauses.
    • Employ sound business practices and assess supplier performance as part of follow-up activities.
    • Ensure that appropriate documentation is provided to AP, logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded. Manage and develop strategic/key suppliers.
    • Review and approve supplier payment, as needed.
    • Utilize process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.
    • Engage with GSC team and other functions to improve and enhance GSC procedures, systems, processes, analytics, and tools.
    • Assist with day to day leadership, training and professional development of fellow team members.

    Band 3 Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree and 6+ years' of experience in Global Supply Chain, Purchasing/Procurement, Operations, Business, or other related field; 4 years' of experience in Global Supply Chain, Purchasing/Procurement, Operations, Business, or other related field with Masters degree
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
    • Experience with Subcontracts, Procurement and/or Contracts
    • Experience with SAP or related business application software
    • Experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFARS
    • Ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in closed areas
    • Experience with negotiating contracts and agreements (Terms and Conditions, NDA's, Teaming Agreements)
    • Experience with Ariba SLP
    • Current DoD Security Clearance

    Band 4 Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years' of experience in Global Supply Chain, Purchasing/Procurement, Operations, Business, or other related field; 8 years' of experience with Masters degree
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
    • Experience with Subcontracts, Procurement and/or Contracts
    • Experience with SAP or related business application software
    • Experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFARS
    • Ability to obtain Secret Clearance

    Band 4 Preferred Qualifications:

    • Current DoD Secret Clearance
    • Experience in closed areas
    • Experience with negotiating contracts and agreements (Terms and Conditions, NDA's, Teaming Agreements)
    • Experience with Ariba SLP

    Salary Range: $84,600 - $127,000
    Salary Range 2: $104,900 - $157,300

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    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://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.