Northrop Grumman

Senior Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist

2 weeks agoChandler, AZ

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.

Launch and Missile Defense Systems (LMDS)) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

LMDS has an opening for a Senior Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chandler, Arizona.

Roles and responsibilities:
Source and procure goods and services of a commodity nature from many suppliers.
Initiate Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers.
In conjunction with quality organization, evaluate and monitor supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules. Work with internal customers to ensure specifications are appropriate for the services or products required
Identify opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through targeted negotiations
Issue purchase orders.
Manage performance of purchase orders, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations.
Employ sound business practices and assesses supplier performance as part of follow-up activities.
Ensure that appropriate documentation is provided to logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded.
Review and approve supplier payment as needed.
Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes.
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage• 401k• Educational Assistance• Life Insurance• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions• Paid Time Off• Health & Wellness Resources• Employee DiscountsThis position's standard work schedule is 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.Qualifications - ExternalBasic Qualifications:
- Bachelors Degree and 10 years of related experience. 4 additional years of related experience can be substituted for the
degree requirement.
- Procurement experience in Government environment
- U.S. citizenship required. Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
- Microsoft skills
- Experience working with in FAR/DFAR requirements

Preferred Qualifications:
- TS/SCI clearance
- Experience with working with DOD customers

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

Job ID: NorthropGrumman-20033788