Supply Chain Procurement Specialist / Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist
United States-California-San Diego - United States-California-Goleta - United States-California-Oxnard - United States-Maryland-Beltsville - United States-California-Commerce, United States
15 days ago
DescriptionAt 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 Space Components Business Unit is seeking a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist or a Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist to join our team. This position can be located in San Diego, CA; Commerce, CA; Oxnard, CA; Goleta, CA or Beltsville, MD.
Develops RFQ utilizing specifications, statements of work, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services.
Prepares bid packages, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates PO provisions, administers resulting PO and ensure on time delivery.
Manages performance of Purchase Orders and assigned suppliers, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations.
Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, planning, operations, program and end-users.
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 proactive supplier management
Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4 year university in Supply Chain Management, Business, Finance or related field preferred and 3+ years’ experience in Purchasing, Subcontracts, or Contracts; 1 year with a Master’s for a level 2
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4 year university in Supply Chain Management, Business, Finance or related field preferred and 6+ years’ experience in Purchasing, Subcontracts, or Contracts; 4 years with a Master’s for a level 3
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovation behaviors in past projects, roles or experience.
Strong time management and organizational skills; ability to keep multiple priorities moving forward
Experience in a MRP system, SAP, CostPoint, Oracle
Experience with large dollar, complex purchases including subcontracts and long term agreements
Experience procuring in an NPI / concurrent engineering environment
Experience in machining, forgings, extrusions, electrical or raw material commodities.
Leads negotiations with suppliers
Ability to read technical drawings and documents
Knowledge of government contracting requirements and regulations (e.g. FAR, DFARS, ITAR, etc.)
Master’s Degree in Business or Supply Chain