Supply Chain Procurement Specialist – Facilities/Leasing 2/3 | Northrop Grumman | Elkton, MD

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  • Post Date : November 19, 2020
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Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist 2 or 3 level with experience in Facilities and or Leasing/ Rental agreements to join our team in Baltimore, Maryland (Canton Crossing) or the Elkton, Maryland site.

Job Summary:
Sources and procures goods and services of a commodity nature from many suppliers. Initiates Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers. In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules. Works with internal customers to ensure specifications are appropriate for the services or products required. Identifies opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through targeted negotiations. Issues purchase orders. Manages performance of purchase orders, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations. Employs sound business practices and assesses supplier performance as part of follow-up activities. Ensures that appropriate documentation is provided to logistics/transportation & warehouse organization so that proper receipt is recorded. Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed. Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.
Supplier Management
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Establish supplier long term agreements
  • Contract change management
  • Ensure on-time delivery of quality product
  • Continuous improvement
  • Risk management
  • Supplier performance management
  • Sole source/critical supplier management
  • Takes ownership and achieves results

Contract Structure & Business Terms

  • Negotiate pricing using cost/price and best value analysis
  • Negotiate to ensure terms and conditions address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification, and all other potential risk areas
  • Ensure that terms and conditions have been properly flowed down from customer contracts to supplier contracts
  • Establish and maintain formal agreements (Purchase Orders) with suppliers
  • Incorporate customer or internal changes into the contract or PO
  • Manages customer requirements and schedules

Financial Performance

  • Track cost savings and cost avoidance
  • Establish billing and payment terms including milestones; facilitate timely payment of invoices
  • Ensure PO is within program budget and support EAC reductions

Compliance

  • Apply Import/Export regulations such as ITAR, EAR, DDTC registration etc.
  • Apply security regulations concerning vendor visits or sharing information.
  • Apply government contract requirements such as FAR, DFAR, ISO, DCAA, SOX, etc. to appropriate agreements
  • Supports auditing processes such as DCMA, CPSR etc.

Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either the Supply Chain Procurement Specialist (2) or a Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist (3).
Basic Qualifications Supply Chain Procurement Specialist 2:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management with 3 years of experience or a Master’s degree with 1 year of experience from an accredited college/university
  • 3 years of related Supply Chain procurement experience in a manufacturing environment
  • US Government sub-contracting experience (FAR/DFAR)
  • Experience with ERP systems such as Deltek and Costpoint
  • Strong negotiator to achieve best value
  • Proactive; self-directed; can take instruction and act
  • Demonstrated success in developing tactical plans and carrying through to successful execution
  • Eligible to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Basic Qualifications for Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist 3:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management with 6 years of experience or a Master’s degree with 4 years of experience from an accredited college/university
  • 6 years of related Supply Chain procurement experience in a manufacturing environment
  • US Government sub-contracting experience (FAR/DFAR)
  • Experience with ERP systems such as Deltek and Costpoint
  • Strong negotiator to achieve best value
  • Proactive; self-directed; can take instruction and act
  • Demonstrated success in developing tactical plans and carrying through to successful execution
  • Eligible to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in Facility management and or procurement
  • Experience in Leasing/Rental industry a plus
  • Demonstrated management/Leadership abilities
  • Good Organizational Skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite

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.

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