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Staff Supply Chain Plng Spec

Northrop Grumman
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
**Specific duties to include but are not limited to:**

The Supply Chain Planning Specialist (SCPS) will provide leadership and support from a Global Supply Chain perspective for the Advanced Capabilities (AC) Division. Specific duties would include but are not limited to:

+ Support and lead Key Suppliers/Subcontractors across the Advanced Capabilities Business Unit with limited to no Management oversight
+ Understand/ensure the overarching goals of the Advanced Capability Business Unit and CIMS Division are being supported as well as the GSC organization
+ Establish and maintain a strong business acumen with internal and external team members and have the ability to operate in a faced paced development environment that consists of leading edge technology suppliers and non-traditional supply base
+ Owns contractual management for the Key Critical Subcontract across the Advanced Capabilities Business Unit
+ Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers for Advanced Capabilities
+ Work with Program team to reviews and approve supplier payment as needed
+ Supports Subcontract reporting as required (IPRS, Program Reviews, RTGs, etc)
+ Supports/leads source selection from contract proposal to execution phases
+ Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders such as GSC program planners, contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, operations, program and end-users
+ Manage and collaborates on subcontract specifications, Statement of Works (SOWs), and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services
+ Analyzes and evaluates proposals, supports negotiations of subcontract provisions
+ Collaborates with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules
+ Work with Subcontract Administrators to identify 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
+ Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement
+ Provide guidance, mentorship, and on the job training to lower level professionals
+ Ability to work with less experienced Program Teams and provide a general level of guidance of processes and procedures, etc


**Basic Qualifications:**

- Bachelors' Degree

- Minimum 15 years relevant experience (e.g. cost account management, supplier financial reporting/forecasting and supplier/program/product scheduling); 13+ Years with Masters

- High level of proficiency in MS Office suite and SAP.

- U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain government security clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

- Previous experience in Supply Chain, Business or Operations, or financial planning

- Experience in Federal and Defense contracting requirements including ITAR, DOS licenses, FAR and DFARS.

- Ability to be agile and work in a fast passed engineering environment

- Ability to work in a team environment while also being able to work independently with limited oversight and provide mentorship and training to lower level professionals

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.

**Job Category** : Global Supply Chain


Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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