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Associate Supply Chain Procurement Specialist

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10010355

  • Category: Global Supply Chain
  • Location: Huntsville - AL, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions Available: 1At 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.Northrop Grumman is currently seeking an Associate Supply Chain Procurement Specialist to join our team of diverse professionals in Huntsville, Alabama. The selected candidate will become a part of our Northrop Grumman SEMA team.Roles and Responsibilities:
    • Sources and procures goods and services of a commodity nature from many suppliers
    • Initiates Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers
    • Executes and Manages performance of purchase orders, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company policies and procedures including import/export regulations
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvementBasic Qualifications:To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
      • Bachelors and at least 1 year experience in procurement experience. In lieu of formal degree, High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 4 years of procurement experience
        • Microsoft Office proficiency
        • Must be able to obtain a Secret ClearancePreferred Qualifications:
          • Active Secret Clearance or higher
          • Bachelors and at least 1 year experience in procurement experience
          • Experience with SAP
          • Knowledge of FAR & DFAR supplementsSalary Range: 45700 - 68500Employees 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Huntsville , Associate Supply Chain Procurement Specialist, Professions , Huntsville, Alabama

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