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Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist - AZ, VA or Remote

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Remote
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently hiring for a Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist to join our Tactical Space Division's Global Supply Chain team.

This position is located in Dulles, VA or can be fully remote.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment.
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR Costpoint.
  • Sources and procures goods and services from many suppliers to include software.
  • Initiates Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers.
  • In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules.
  • Works with internal customers to ensure specifications are appropriate for the services or products required.
  • Identifies opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through targeted negotiations.
  • Issues purchase orders and change orders.
  • 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
  • Employs sound business practices and assesses supplier performance as part of follow-up activities
  • Ensures that appropriate documentation is provided to logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded
  • Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment. Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with 6+ years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 4 year of related professional experience. May consider 4 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.
    • Strong PC skills especially with Microsoft Office Applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
    • Experience with handling multiple high-visibility and critical tasks simultaneously. Preferred Qualifications
      • Recent Costpoint experience highly desired.
      • Experience working with and a general understanding of mechanical drawings, their features, and an overall general ability to source to appropriate suppliers highly desired. 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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        Salary Range: $69,300 USD - $103,900 USD

        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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