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Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist 3/4- Dulles, VA/ Gilbert, AZ

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector is seeking a Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist or a Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist for our Tactical Space Systems Division; the hired person will be responsible for all maintenance and overall facility support. The person hired will procure and manage medium to high value and risk subcontracts and general procurement, including long term agreements and OA’s. Prepare bids, evaluate bids, select suppliers and negotiate price, terms and conditions, delivery, quality and service. Manage supplier performance from issuance of order through close-out. Interface with Supply Chain Management, Program Planners, Quality, Receiving and Program Management and Supplier's Management team. May mentor junior staff members.

This position can be located in either our Dulles VA or Gilbert AZ offices and will require an on-site presence 3 days per week.

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.

**Job Responsibilities:**

+ Review Purchase Requisitions for completeness and obtain additional information considered necessary.

+ Prepare Request for Quotation (RFQ)/Request for Proposal (RFP) and identify sources eligible to receive RFQ/RFP for complex and/or non-routine procurement requirements.

+ Evaluate suppliers' quotes/proposals for compliance with RFQ/RFP and fact find suppliers' proposals.

+ Co-lead in the source selection team for competitive procurements.

+ Perform a cost and/or price analysis to determine price reasonableness. - Negotiate with suppliers on price, schedule, and terms and conditions, and any other contractual requirements. May lead negotiations with supplier.

+ Make subcontract awards to suppliers and document the subcontract folders in accordance with the local procurement policies and procedures, including long term agreements.

+ Manage supplier performance during subcontract execution, including, but not limited to, managing supplier delivery schedule, processing invoices for payment, managing Subcontract submittals (e.g. SDRL), and/or resolve any contractual issues. - Perform subcontract close-outs in accordance with the local procurement policies and procedures.

+ Mentor other subcontract professionals, as appropriate.

_This role may be filled at as a Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist (Level 3) or Sr. Principal Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist (Level 4) based on the qualifications outlined below._

**Basic Qualifications for Level 3:**

+ A bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of contracts, supply chain, procurement, or related business experience -OR - a master's degree and at least 4 years of supply chain, procurement, or related business experience. May consider 4 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.

+ Knowledge of Indirect Commercial procurements, specifically related to construction or general facilities management.

+ Knowledge of government acquisition process with a strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplements, such as Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS), NASA (NFS).

+ Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

**Basic Qualifications Level 4:**

+ A bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of contracts, supply chain, procurement, or related business experience -OR- a master's degree and at least 8 years of contracts, supply chain, procurement, or related business experience. May consider an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of the degree.

+ Knowledge of Indirect Commercial procurements, specifically related to construction or general facilities management.

+ Knowledge of the government acquisition process with a strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplements, such as Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS), NASA (NFS).

+ Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

**Preferred Qualification:**

+ Experience with Deltek Costpoint.

+ Self-Starter with problem solving skills.

+ Ability to mentor other subcontract professionals of varying levels of experience.

Salary Range: $72,400.00 - $125,800.00Salary Range 2: $89,800.00 - $155,900.00

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.

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