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Supply Chain Subcontract Spec 3

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Supply ChainSubcontract Specialist 3to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach,CA.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to be responsible for the management of a wide range of fairly complex contractual and business issues associated with the execution of various types of Subcontracts.
Responsibilities of this position include, but not limited to:
  • Developing subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services
  • Preparing bid packages, conducting bidders conferences, analyzing and evaluating proposals, negotiating subcontract provisions, selecting or recommending subcontractors, writing awards, and administering resulting subcontracts
  • Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, 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.
  • Negotiating and coordinating additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts
  • Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations. Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement
  • Ensures that appropriate documentation is provided to logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded
  • Manages performance of subcontracts, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations. Participating with contracts administration and purchasing to develop subcontract policies and procedures. Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6 years of progressive Subcontracts /Procurement experience -OR- Masters with a minimum 4 years of equivalent experience.
  • Must have a general knowledge of FAR/DFARS and associated Federal Contracting regulations
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a special access security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Experience with SAP Procurement & Accounting system
  • Active Secret clearancewith SSBI

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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