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Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 21015723

Category: Global Supply ChainLocation: Huntsville - AL, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 2

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.
Northrop Grumman is seeking a Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist, level 2, to join its team of qualified, diverse professionals engaged in supporting large, complex, and challenging national defense programs that secure our nation and its allies. The successful applicant will become a part of Northrop Grumman's Launch and Missile Defense Systems Division. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to act as t rusted advisor for subcontracting actions on a range of contractual issues. The successful candidate will demonstrate the skill and ability to develop solutions to problems and be able to communicate effectively. The candidate must possess basic knowledge of Federal Government contracting regulations and best practices. Under the supervision of the Global Supply Chain manager/team, responsibilities will encompass the full range of the subcontract acquisition process including preparing requests for proposals consistent with customer solicitations, federal statutes and regulations, and US laws; evaluating proposal submissions; developing negotiation plans; preparing post negotiation documentation; and preparing subcontract files in compliance with Northrop Grumman policies and procedures. The ability to collaborate with executive program management and other multi-functional teams is required. The successful candidate must be able to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, and have knowledge of the FAR and DFARs in a Government Contracting environment. Under the supervision of the Global Supply Chain manager/team, the successful candidate will assist with subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services. Under the supervision of the Global Supply Chain manager/team, the candidate will be required to analyze and evaluate proposals, negotiate subcontract provisions, select or recommend subcontractors, write subcontract awards, and administer resulting subcontracts. The candidate will also negotiate and coordinate additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts. - Travel will be required (less than 5%)As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: --- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage --- 401k --- Educational Assistance --- Life Insurance --- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions --- Paid Time Off --- Health & Wellness Resources --- Employee Discounts This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.Basic Qualifications: - BS/BA degree with 2 years of experience; or AA degree with 4 years of subcontract, procurement and/or supply chain administration experience. - In lieu of a BS/BA degree, 6 years of subcontract and/or supply chain administration and supplier management experience. - Basic understanding of procurement policies, procedures, and regulations are essential - The ability to work well in team environments - Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills - Ability to apply sound judgment to problem solving - Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret Security ClearancePreferred Qualifications: - Working knowledge of SAP - BS/BA degree in Supply Chain Management or Supply Chain & Logistics - Active DoD Secret Security Clearance - Experience with and/or a basic working knowledge of Prime flowdown analysis

Salary Range: 61360 - 92040

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Huntsville , Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist, Professions , Huntsville, Alabama

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