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GBSD Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: August 6, 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.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 Space Systems (NGSP) has openings in support of the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract and the Ground Subsystems Support Contract (GSSC). The purpose of the GBSD Program is to replace the current ICBM system, including the weapon systems command and control; flight, launch and ground systems; and cyber elements. This position is located in our brand new facilities in Roy, Utah with a 9/80 work schedule, occasional travel, and excellent career growth potential.This position will perform the following functions:

  • Supports the development of subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services.
  • Responsible for source selection from contract proposal to execution phases.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning, operations, program and end-users.
  • Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders' conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts.
  • In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules.
  • Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations.
  • Manages performance of subcontracts, 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.
  • Forecasts, reviews and approves supplier payment as needed.
  • Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.
  • Executes teaming agreements and non-disclosure agreements, which may include several parties.
  • Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts.
  • Reads, interprets, and implements written procedures to maintain complianceThis position will negotiate with both large businesses and small businesses on a variety of complex-type contracts including cost-plus-incentive-fee type. This position must have an understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Full knowledge of industry practices. Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to perform complex professional tasks. Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings. Able to be creative in finding solutions to resolve issues. This position will develop solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.This position will attend program meetings and may be required to present to groups. Must be able to work independently and have strong organizational skills.This position must be knowledgeable of the FAR/DFARS and processes and/or procedures required to be followed in order to be in compliance with FAR/DFARS. Basic Qualifications
    • 5+ Years with Bachelors; 3+ Years with Masters. BS degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Finance preferred.
    • Knowledge of the FAR & DFARS
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
    • Ability to receive a Secret ClearancePreferred Qualifications
      • Active Secret Clearance
      • Experience with SAP
      • Change Management experience
      • Negotiation skills and experience with contracts > $100M
      • Experience in supporting different contract types including cost types and all aspects of contract management from contract award through contract closeout. Salary Range: $72,200 USD - $108,400 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.

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

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