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Sr. Contracts Administrator

Requisition ID:  43355
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Akron Group (3005)

Akron, OH, United States, 44306

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Sr. Contracts Administrator provides support to the Commercial Team and other functions in the business, assisting in the review and drafting of contractual documentation, and support the negotiation of agreements in accordance with corporate policy and applicable laws.  The Commercial Specialist Sr. provides input into advice for Customer organisations on contracts, business risks and alternative actions as required. The Sr. Contracts Administrator lends commercial expertise as a member of proposal development teams and supports the Commercial Lead in bid reviews and in preparing legal responses.  The Sr. Contracts Administrator, through applying new skills and knowledge, will assist in driving improvements within the business. 



Job Core Responsibilities
  • drafts, reviews and negotiates commercial documents such as NDA’s and Terms and Conditions
  • actively supports the bid team in responding to RFI’s or RFP’s
  • assist / lead in the dissemination of agreements
  • administers the contract management system
  • monitors and reports on performance against contracts
  • drafts and negotiates contract amendments
  • assists / lead in contract closedown/exit activities
  • provides support to the Customer Services Team
Job Specifications

Education : Bachelors’ Degree preferred, Associates Degree as minimum (paralegal, contracting, purchasing)
Years Experience : Basic Commercial Experience minimum 2 years’ experience

Skills :

  • Proven ability and willingness to learn new concepts, skills and techniques
  • Ability to manage own workload
  • Able to establish effective business relationships based on mutual respect and trust
  • A proactive approach to problem solving
  • A “can do” approach to work and the satisfaction of customers’ requirements
  • Must have Strong inter-personal skills and be self-motivated
  • Awareness of limitations and the ability to escalate when necessary
  • The following skills are essential to the success of this role:
    • Analytical and Critical Thinking
    • Negotiation
    • Strong Mathematical skills
    • Persuasion
    • Active Listening
    • Strong attention to detail

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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