Northrop Grumman Missions Systems Sector Pricing & Estimating seeks a Material Estimator 2/3 to join its team. This position is located in Sunnyvale, CA. The Material Estimator will be responsible for the bill of material development during the proposal up until the award phase. The Material Estimator must function in a fast paced proposal environment. Specifically, this position performs daily management of the material estimating activities, to include: - Populating and developing Bill of Material (BOM) structures - compiling required supporting data to ensure compliance with the FAR and Company policies and procedures for U.S. Government and International proposals. - Receiving and analyzing vendor quotes. - Collecting, researching and validating purchase order historical data and engineering estimates. - Providing general guidance and support and reviewing work products with co-workers. - Preparing Bill of Material pricing templates in order to support proposal specific pricing models. - Preparing Material Price Analysis to support supplier cost reasonableness and source selection. - Collaborating and coordinating with proposal technical teams in developing the material pricing strategy by interfacing with Business Management, Procurement, Supply Chain Program Management, Program Office, and Pricing Organizations: - Additional duties include support of customer evaluations and fact finding, negotiations, and proposal audits.Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: A level 2 requires a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of related experience, or a Master's degree with 1 year of experience A level 3 requires a Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of related experience, or a Master's degree with 4 years of experience Additional Requirements: •Ability to work in a deadline driven environment. •Excellent communications and coordination skills •Excellent computer skills, especially EXCEL Preferred Qualifications: •Aerospace/defense industry experience •Working understanding of TINA and FAR requirements •Working knowledge of material pricing systems •Knowledge of the business acquisition process/Supply Chain functions •Experience using SAP 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.