Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding has an opportunity for a Supply Chain Specialist to join their team! Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Procure materials for manufacturing and shipment of the final product.
  • Identifying and ordering the proper quantity, negotiating pricing and shipment terms and overseeing the timely delivery of materials needed to fulfill customer orders.
  • Must input and process all orders; of particular importance is that they complete and submit all necessary documentation from both suppliers and customers.
  • Oversee the billing process and paperwork.

Purchases a high volume and variety of materials, supplies and services. Evaluates bids, selects and recommends suppliers and negotiates price, delivery, quality and service. Follows up on all awards until completion of order. Negotiates and settles with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over shipments, cancellations and engineering changes. Conducts supplier site visits and rates them as to production capability, performance and delivery.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of experience.Master's Degree and 1 year of experience. 4 years of related exempt experience can be substituted for Bachelor's degree. 8 years of non-related exempt experience can be substituted for Bachelor's degree. An Apprentice Certificate or graduation from Navy Nuclear Power School can be substituted for Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrate experience in reducing cost and/or improving efficiency
  • Possessing experience in customer-facing position
  • Possessing experience and/or knowledge of SAP, or similar ERP systems

Req ID:8188

Department: O51 SC PROCUREMENT

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265)

Travel Required:Yes, 10%-25% of the time


Relocation:No relocation assistance available

Education:High School Diploma/GED

Virtual/Telework Opportunity:Yes-May Consider Occasional/Part-time Teleworking for this position

US Citizenship Required for this Position:Yes

Clearance Type:No - Clearance Not Required to Start

Who We Are - About HII

EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.