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Principle Supply Chain Procurement Specialist

Northrop Grumman | Melbourne FL 32951 USA | Full Time | Posted: 02/14/2020

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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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principle Procurement Specialist to support our new Melbourne COE Global Supply Chain team within our Melbourne facilities.

This individual will have the opportunity to be a part of expanding a new team, creating the ground floor culture and brand to the Melbourne COE platforms.
  • Sourcing and procuring various commodities throughout multiple programs
  • Proficiency in the procurement process, including but not limited to price analysis, negotiations, policies and procedures, including the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Ability to place and oversee high dollar and very complex procurement packages
  • Interfacing and collaborating with Programs and other organizations within and outside of Global Supply Chain
  • Ability to plan schedule and arrange activities to accomplish objectives
  • Person should possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills and be extremely organized
The preferred candidate must possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills and be extremely organized, as well as being an Excel power user. They must have knowledge of Procurement process and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree 5+ years Procurement/Buying/Purchasing and/or Supplier Management related experience
  • Must be Proficient in Excel
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with SAP software suite is preferred
  • Experience within the Aerospace or Aviation Industry is preferred
  • Experience with FAR/DFAR is preferred
  • Master's Degree; w/experience in business/finance/communications or like
  • International business exposure

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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Location Melbourne, FL, 32951, United States
Categories Logistics & Supply Chain
Sec Clearances Secret

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