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Principal Price/Cost/Proposal Analyst

Northrop Grumman | Melbourne FL 32910 USA | Full Time | Posted: 10/11/2019

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is currently seeking a Principal Price/Cost/Proposal Analyst to support Special Projects as part of the Global Supply Chain (GSC) organization at the Center of Excellence site in Melbourne, FL.

Essential Functions:

Analyst will support efforts associated with proposal development, planning and scheduling during the supplier acquisition process. Will perform cost estimating/pricing related duties and analysis in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications and in compliance with regulatory requirements. Will coordinate with functional departments to facilitate the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements and research and analyze historical data and develop cost models to support proposal efforts. Coordinates activities and participates in fact-finding meetings and in should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives.

Specific duties include:

  • Submits written supplier price/cost analysis reports (PCARs) detailing the suppliers' price/cost proposal as required by FAR Part 15 and the NGAS negotiation objective position

  • Prepares Procurement Review Board (PRB) briefings showing supplier proposed vs. negotiation objective positions by major element of cost to attain formal Supply Chain Management approval for supplier negotiations
  • Prepares materiel estimates and provides a consolidated bill of material to include in cost volumes as a support function to NGAS Pricing/Estimating
  • Prepares and supports presentation and approval of materiel estimates at the required value level as part of the proposal team
  • Supports supplier negotiations and represents the supplier price/cost analysis position to customers as required to support NGAS Contracts and NGAS Pricing/Estimating organizations
  • Responds to miscellaneous and external Global Supply Chain Business Management request for information regarding assigned suppliers
  • Estimating, accounting, and billing system review and compliance
  • Maintain and update program bill of material, actual cost records, and supporting data
  • Supports DCAA and DCMA audits as required
  • Material/Subcontract EAC and Variance Analysis
  • Analyze, Forecast and Track Supplier Cash/Expenditures
  • Make/Buy Analysis Support
  • Support Global Supply Chain with assigned suppliers from Change Board, RFP process, proposal evaluation, negotiation, affordability, and close out

Basic Qualifications:

1. Must have a Bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics or related discipline and minimum of six (6) years of directly related experience (4 years with Master's degree)

2.Ability to perform and apply cost accounting, pricing and estimating concepts and principles

3.Ability to work as an integral member of the Subcontract/Procurement team to achieve Global Supply Chain, Program, and/or NGAS objectives, while maintaining compliance during all stages of the proposal/acquisition process

4.Ability to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment

5.Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word


Preferred Qualifications:

1.Knowledge of SAP

2.Intimate background with Global Supply Chain Subcontract/Procurement requirements, FAR proposal adequacy and execution

3.Experience with program cost analysis in an engineering and manufacturing environment

4.Familiarity with the concept and application of Cost Improvement Curves

5.Working knowledge of cost accounting standards, generally accepted accounting principles and accounting/proposal auditing techniques

6.Working knowledge of government contract environment (FAR and DFARS)

7.Active DoD Secret or Top Secret Clearance with full investigation closed in the last six years and satisfy the requirement to obtain Special Program Access


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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Location Melbourne, FL, 32910, United States
Categories Chemical & Biological

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