Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist



Full time

Supply Chain and Logistics


Sep 14


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance availableCLEARANCE TYPE: NoneTRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the TimeDescription

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently hiring for a Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist to join our Payload and Ground Systems Division Global Supply Chain team. This position is located in Colorado Springs, CO.  

Job Duties:

  • Works with Northrop Grumman’s global supply chain to source and procure specialized goods and services in support of a portfolio of programs.
  • Initiates Requests for Quotations and Proposals and analyzes proposed pricing from potential suppliers.

  • Writes and awards subcontracts (if within delegated procurement authority) or obtains necessary approvals for subcontract award (if outside of delegated procurement authority).
  • Post-award activities including, but not limited to, subcontract administration, modifications, tracking, validation and payment of invoices, and subcontract closeout. Monitors supplier quality, reliability, and ability to support required delivery schedule.
  • 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 payments as needed
  • Assists in material receipt and property management documentation as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 3+ years of Procurement, Supply Chain, Sourcing, or closely related business experience; OR a Master's degree and 1+ years of Procurement, Supply Chain, Sourcing, or closely related business experience; in lieu of degree, 7 years of experience may be considered

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Supply chain experience for an aerospace and/or Defense Company.
  • Procurement experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Supply Chain or Procurement experience
  • FAR/DFARS or government contracts experience
  • Experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP
  • Experience working with high visibility commodities for space programs such as PWBs, CCAs, and cable assemblies
  • Experience with MS Office including Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills

Salary Range: $63,800.00 - $95,600.00Employees 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

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. 

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