Supply Chain Procurement Specialist

United States-Florida-Apopka, United States


Full Time

a month ago

Job description


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented Supply Chain Procurement Specialist to join our team in Apopka, FL. Apopka, FL is located near Orlando, FL. surrounding area.

Job 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.
  • 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. Issues purchase orders.
  • Manages performance of purchase orders, and 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.
  • Review and approve supplier payments as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business/Purchasing/Supply Chain or related field with 3 years of related work experience. MA + 1 related work experience
  • Proficient with MS Office.
  • Experience with procurement and negotiating.
  • Professional and detailed communication skills with strong customer service relationship skills
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Knowledge of MRP systems, Supply Chain Mgmt., procurement principles, and acquisition regulations
  • Experience and comfort in high-volume Purchase Order placement.
  • Government procurement experience under FAR/DFAR regulations
  • Familiarity with S4 Hana


Salary Range: $56,600.00 - $85,000.00

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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