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Subcontracts Administrator

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Brigham City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Category: Global Supply Chain Location: Brigham City, Utah US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes Clearance Type: Secret Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift Travel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time Positions Available: 2

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Propulsion Systems is the world's top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems, a leading provider of small and micro-satellites, satellite components and subsystems, missile defense and strategic missile propulsion, a leading producer of lightweight space deployable and solar arrays. The firm is dedicated to being pioneers heading the front of technology and space program expansion and values driven individuals committed to the same vision. Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Propulsion Systems, is recruiting for a Subcontracts Administrator who will primarily be responsible for supporting tooling subcontracts for items that are used to manufacture flight hardware. Responsibilities:

  • Sources and procures goods and services of a category nature from many suppliers.
  • Initiates Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receives same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers.
  • Establishes agreements with suppliers using a mix of contract types including firm fixed price and cost reimbursable.
  • 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 FAR/DFAR regulations 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.
  • Reviews and approves supplier payment as needed.
  • Utilizes process tools such as Lean Six Sigma with suppliers to drive quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or 4 additional years of experience
  • 2+ years' experience in purchasing, sales, contracts, or related field
  • Capability to read technical drawings and documents
  • Aptitude to communicate complex technical information to suppliers and internal customers
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a best-in-class customer service mindset
  • Knowledge of government contracting requirements and regulations (e.g. FAR, DFARS, ITAR, etc.)
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience procuring complex machined parts used in solid rocket motors
  • General understanding of solid rocket motor metal parts and tooling
  • Ability to assess supplier capability to produce hardware used in solid rocket motors
  • Experience writing and negotiating Long Term Agreements
  • Experience negotiating Terms and Conditions
  • Comfort level working with MRP/ERP systems
  • Strong MS Office skills

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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Ogden , Subcontracts Administrator, Other , Brigham City, Utah

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