Northrop Grumman

Staff Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist - Chandler

Chandler, AZ
Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet

Job Description

Staff Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist

Posted: Thursday, 5/16/2024

Requisition ID: R10157598

  • Category: Global Supply Chain
  • Location: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America | Corinne, Utah, United States of America
  • Clearance Type: None
  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Positions Available: 1
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.

Space Launch and Missile Defense Systems is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

LMDS has an opening for a Staff Supply Chain Subcontracts Specialist (Level 5) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chandler, Arizona. With Huntsville, AL, Magna, UT, and Promontory, UT as alternate locations.

Job Description

As a Supply Chain Advisor, you will play a critical role in ensuring the compliance posture of our supply chain organization and providing appropriate risk mitigation. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to provide guidance, support, and strategic direction in all aspects of supply chain management.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting global supply chain acquisition professionals with their review and negotiations of complex terms and conditions related to various agreements, purchase orders, subcontracts, and long-term ordering agreements, ensuring the resultant negotiated language complies with company policies and customer terms and conditions, while providing the best protection to Northrop Grumman.

  • Conducting assessments and due diligence on business partners to mitigate legal, reputational, and/or performance risks due to insolvency and/or issues arising from claims.

  • Work closely with Contract Professionals to assist in providing feedback on terms that impact subcontractors and the supply chain organization and help prepare flow down requirements for subcontracts when applicable.

  • Educating and training supply chain teams on contractual requirements, compliance obligations, and risk management strategies.

    • Researching contractual issues for the Global Supply Chain organization, prior to escalation to Division Legal Counsel and reviewing complex legal issues with Counsel as appropriate to support audit activities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 15 years experience, or a Master’s Degree with at least years experience or High School Diploma/equivalent with at least 19 years of combined experience in Subcontracts, Procurement and/or Supplier Management

  • Experience with Subcontracts, Procurement and/or Contracts

  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret clearance

  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS/NFS clauses

  • Experience in the Aerospace, Defense or Manufacturing industry

  • Understanding of Government contracting requirements and international contracting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school

  • Experience drafting and negotiating terms & conditions, solicitations, purchases, long-term pricing agreements, or various contractual agreements.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assess complex contractual issues and provide practical solutions.

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels.

  • Proven ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

  • Commitment to upholding ethical standards, integrity, and confidentiality in all aspects of work.

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:

  • 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 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.


Salary Range: $130,100 - $195,100
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.

Northrop Grumman At A Glance

Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 90,000 employees are Defining Possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines. © 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.
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