Sr Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist (Manhattan Beach - CA) #12978 - Security Clearance Required

  • Posted on : 6/11/2024
  • Job Location : Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Compensation : Excellent - negotiable
  • Type : Permanent


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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking Senior Principal Supply Chain Subcontract Specialists to work in our Manhattan Beach, CA location. 9/80 work schedule. Hybrid location may be considered for this position.

This position is in support of the Sentinel Program aka Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract. The purpose of the GBSD Program is to replace the current ICBM system, including the weapon systems command and control; flight, launch and ground systems; and cyber elements.

This position will perform the following functions:

  • Source and procure specialized goods and services
  • Own contractual management for assigned suppliers
  • Responsible for source selection from solicitation to closeout phase of resulting subcontracts
  • Coordinate and collaborate with key stakeholders such as Contracts, Engineering, Quality, Supplier Development, Small Business liaison Officer, Planning, and the Program Office
  • Work closely with Subcontract Management to increase subcontracts related skills and acumen
  • Create solicitation packages based on Program requirements, as stated in formally released statements of work, specifications, and Quality documents
  • Build compliant subcontract justification package
  • Participate in Peer, Subcontract Management and Compliance reviews for soundness of judgement and overall adequacy and accuracy of work product
  • Frequent internal and external (supplier) interaction
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree and 10 years relevant experience in subcontracts, procurement, supply chain or buyer. Or in lieu of a degree, 14 years relevant experience in subcontracts, procurement, supply chain or buyer.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Understanding of and ability to process supplier invoices according to agreed payment terms
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • Experience with SAP
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Experience in supporting all aspects of subcontract management from subcontract award through contract closeout process
Salary Range: $109,900 - $164,900

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.

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