Procurement Manager 1

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking motivated Global Supply Chain (GSC) Manager in support of the Post Production Spares Center (PPSC) which supports both commercial and government contracts. This position will be located in Saint Augustine, FL.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for
you.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers.

We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of
technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

This is an exciting opportunity to help drive process improvements, strategic Supply Chain Management (SCM). Must effectively build and lead an engaged team of employees.

In this position, you will be responsible for the daily operations of a team (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day to day workflow, and operating costs).

Acts as a functional manager which includes employee goal setting, performance reviews, and merit planning. Use strategic thinking to mitigate risks, improve costs, and gain efficiencies between various programs and sites across the company is required. Possess the ability to manage a group of diverse skills and the ability to support and influence them to achieve organizational and program goals.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate strong leadership characteristics, a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business.

The role will require talent development and performance management responsibilities, employee engagement, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. The successful candidate will demonstrate high levels of organization and self-motivation with the ability to lead the team to accomplish challenging tasks in a high pressure and short-turnaround environment.

Program Manager responsibilities include: cost, schedule, and technical performance with broad responsibility for all aspects of GSC program performance on delivery orders and buyer performance against metrics. She/he will be responsible for review of procurement packages for compliance, training buyers in areas where improvement is needed, and enacting process improvements on this growing program.

She/he will support the purchase of tools, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization. This person will manage suppliers and analyze suppliers operations to determine factors that affect prices and determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records. May prepare bid packages. This person will review proposals for compliance and adequacy and support Prime proposal reviews.

Manager will oversee supplier base and work with suppliers on return-to-green plans and performing to those plans.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum Bachelor™s with 8 years™ experience OR Masters with 6 years™ experience
  • Experience required in writing complex negotiation plans and managing those negotiations.
  • Experience with Government contracts required working knowledge of the FAR & DFARS
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with TINA requirements
  • Experience Managing Suppliers
  • Experience writing detailed price/cost analyses
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience preferred in developing small businesses and increasing small business supplier base to meet program socioeconomic requirements.
  • Experience preferred in writing and training team in writing Price Cost Analysis Reports that meet requirements for proposals over the TINA threshold along with the analysis of suppliers based off of financial, historical performance, and risk


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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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