Procurement Manager 2 - #1701588

Northrop Grumman

Date: 3 days ago
City: Palmdale, CA
Salary: $125,500 - $188,300 per year
Contract type: Full time
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 is hiring a Procurement Manager 2 to join Global Supply Chain. This leadership position will be located is hybrid in El Segundo, California.

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

The Manager in this role will be responsible for the direct supervision and management of their delegated staff. The Manager's team will consist of up to 8 direct reports who will support in Procurement activities across multiple commodities, supporting the Strike Division.

In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Must be Proficient in the procurement process, including but not limited to source selection, price analysis, negotiations, risk management
  • The preferred candidate should possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills and be extremely organized
  • Can quickly identify and communicate risk and opportunity
  • Have a clear understanding of established processes and procedures
  • Possess the ability to align team goals to Sector and Division objectives
  • Effectively manage a supply base: Evaluate supplier delivery, quality, and cost performance
  • Develop and maintain Strategic Supplier relationships
  • Supervise release of RFQs for LTA and high-dollar reqs
  • Execute negotiations of LTAs and high-dollar contracts
  • Identify opportunity for cross Divisional strategies
  • Build and develop a geographic diverse and remote team
  • Ability to understand engineering practices and work within the technology arena to further the connection between the technology roadmaps and Global Supply Chain
  • Ability to plan schedule and arrange activities to accomplish objectives

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with at least 5 years of experience in supply chain management, project management, sustainment, proposals, procurement, resource planning or accounting, OR a Master's Degree with at least 3 years of experience in supply chain management, project management, sustainment, proposals, procurement, resource planning or accounting OR High School Diploma/Equivalent with at least 9 years of experience in supply chain management, project management, sustainment, proposals, procurement, resource planning or accounting
  • Must have Procurement experience
  • At minimum, an active DoD Secret level clearance is required to apply and to start the role, with the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the Company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Management experience
  • Project Management experience with a clear understanding of establishing and maintaining schedules
  • Experience building and/or leading teams, interacting with multifunctional roles/department
  • Leadership and people management skills with the ability to model and promote a strong sense of engagement, teamwork and cooperation
  • Budgeting experience and EVM knowledge
  • Solid understanding of engineering/technical requirements

Salary Range: $125,500 - $188,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.
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