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Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a Staff Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist to join our organization of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.
Sources and procures specialized goods and services
Owns contractual management for the supplier
Responsible for source selection from contract proposal to execution phases
Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning, operations, program and end-users
Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services
Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts
In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules.
Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations
Manages performance of subcontracts, 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
Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers. Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed. Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement
Develops advanced concepts, techniques, and standards
Develop new applications based on professional principles and theories
Demonstrates skill and ability to analyze and develop innovative solutions to complex problems
Able to communicate effectively at the highest levels. Viewed as expert in field within the corporation
Serves as prime consultant and external spokesperson for the organization on highly significant matters relating to policies, programs, capabilities, and long-range goals and objectives
Bachelor's Degree with 15 years' of relevant experience; 13 years' with a Masters' degree
Active TS/SCI clearance required
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