Staff Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist
Northrop Grumman
 Minneapolis, MN

Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is seeking qualified candidates for a new Staff Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist role located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Falls Church, VA, or Irving, TX. The Staff Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist will play a critical role in supporting the implementation and on-going management of our domestic Contingent Labor Program. The ideal candidate will have experience implementing complex programs with large, decentralized companies. The qualified candidate should be well versed in MSP/VMS solutions, and have strong project management experience with expert communication skills.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages the program from planning through tactical implementation; identify and monitor areas of risk
  • Understands the needs of stakeholder audiences for effective development, implementation, and ongoing program management
  • Provides regular program briefings to key stakeholders, engagement managers and users; driving high-quality execution managing stakeholder engagement and satisfaction
  • Partners with key leaders and other functions, define success for each program and continuously measure impact and effectiveness
  • Leads overall delivery of full service program (end to end support) and strategic alignment to business leaders to understand current and future temporary labor requirements
  • Works closely with all parties to deliver best in class service to the customers of the program
  • Drives processes in compliance with policies
  • Manages all supplier agreements and on-going supplier performance (MSP, VMS, supplier agencies, etc.)
  • Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk
  • Participates in weekly operational meetings, quarterly and annual business reviews
  • Participates in the supplier scorecard and quarterly audit process
  • Delivers comprehensive reporting to business leaders
  • Supports timecard, invoicing and AP issues
  • Recommends proactive enhancements and improvements for program processes and program support
  • Leads key initiatives and other program efforts as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management or related with at least 15 years' of relevant experience or 13 years' of experience with a master's degree or MBA
  • Microsoft Project experience
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of developing and launching successful programs or projects
  • Experience managing MSP and VMS suppliers
  • Knowledge of worker classification requirements
  • Strong process improvement 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.