Supply Chain Procurement Specialist 3

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for aSupply Chain Procurement Specialist 3to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The selected candidate will do s ourcing, purchases, plans, and schedules the movement of raw materials, packaging materials, parts, components, services, supplies, finished goods and related material through production and inventory process. Identifies raw material, component, and related requirements from engineering and production specifications and schedules. Purchases, plans, and coordinates resulting material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences. In front-end procurement mode, analyzes data and determines factors that affect prices and determines 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, approves payment, and maintains necessary records of material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory cycle(s). Coordinates and follows up with production, warehouse, and engineering personnel to ensure appropriate procurement, scheduling, and movement of materials and services.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university and 6 years of procurement, supplier management, or logistics experience OR Master's Degree from an accredited university and 4 years of procurement, supplier management, or logistics experience.
  • Proficient in SAP


Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum 2 years of experience with MS Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, and Outlook)
Must be able to thrive is a fast-paced work environment with high expectations
Highly organized

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain
Experience in a customer service environment
Experience in a DoD Procurement environment
Working knowledge of FAR/DFAR regulations related to Procurement

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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