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Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist - Clearance Required

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10014314Category: Global Supply ChainLocation: Melbourne - FL, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the TimePositions Available: 2At 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Melbourne, FL with a 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off), and some occasional travel.The Subcontracts Team Lead is responsible for providing subcontracting process and compliance requirements guidance to Subcontract Specialists, Supplier Management Teams and Integrated Product Team Leads. Provides subject matter expertise in all aspects of supplier and subcontract management. Works under general direction toward long-range goals and objectives.Opportunity to Pioneer! Pioneer with fierce curiosity, dedication and innovation as one of the first to support a brand new contract.We are committed to shared success; this role offers excellent career growth potential supporting our rapidly growing Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence.Essential Functions:Source and procure complex, specialized goods and services. Owns contractual management for the supplier. Responsible for subcontract sourcing, proposal evaluation, negotiation, award, execution, administration and closeout phases. Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as legal, contracts, finance, planning, operations, program management, engineering, and quality. As part of a cross-functional team, candidate will monitor and manage schedule, cost, technical and quality performance of suppliers in support of US Government programs. Subcontract Specialists will interface with supplier leadership teams to motivate and drive excellence in performance of contractual requirements.Responsible for subcontract sourcing, proposal evaluation, negotiation, award, execution, administration and closeout phasesManages supplier performance throughout the subcontracting lifecycleEnsures compliance with all FAR, DFARS and public law requirements, as well as company policies and proceduresIdentifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiationsCultivates and maintains strong working relationships with suppliers, customers and internal stakeholdersContributes to Program Risk and Opportunity managementUtilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvementBasic Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree with at least 6 years experience, or a Master's Degree with at least 4 years experience or High School Diploma/equivalent with at least 10 years of combined experience in Subcontracts, Procurement and/or Supplier ManagementExperience with Subcontracts, Procurement and/or Contracts experienceExperience with SAP or related business application softwareExperience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFARSHolds at minimum an active in-Scope DoD Secret level Security Clearance (investigated within the last 5 years) and the ability to obtain PAR (program access) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the Company to meet its business needs.Preferred Qualifications:Master's Degree in Business, Global Supply Chain or Project ManagementExperience working on high dollar development Subcontracts (i.e. $100M Cost Reimbursable Preferred)Negotiating skills with contract in excess of $100 millionExperience conducting oral presentations to senior leadershipPrevious Team Lead or Management experienceKnowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS)Previous Control Account Manager (CAM) experience or trainingWorking Level Knowledge of Business LawRisk mitigation experienceChange Management experienceIn-Scope DOD Top Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted or renewed within the past 6 yearsSpecial Program AccessSalary Range: 72200 - 108400Employees 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.

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