Director, Order Management and Contracts

Requisition ID:  36958
Business Unit:  MCS North Hollywood (MCS North Hollywood

CA, United States, 91605

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

This management position is located at Meggitt Control Systems North Hollywood and works closely with all functional teams at the operational site level.  This position reports to the General Manager and is responsible for the order management , contracts management, proposal management and contracts administration team and will also interact with multiple business units, sales strategy and marketing, group legal and trade compliance teams.

Maintains and owns the Customer/ Program relationship from Receipt of Contract through Production.  Individual will proactively lead the customer relationship from sales through final billings and works to manage follow on contracts.  Provides direction, common tools and processes to satisfy internal and external customers in alignment with Meggitt objectives.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Serve as the focal point for all contractual activities for the site including support for existing business and new development / integrated product development teams. 
  • Work closely with the Director of Program Management to recognize and assert changes in scope and constructive changes that are not covered by the contract. 
  • Manage and submit requests for equitable adjustments to the customer within the appropriate time limits.
  • Develop Program Plan(s) and program schedule to support business operations
  • Maintains close surveillance over contracts department related to work flow, timely production, budgetary conformance, utilization of personnel and equipment.
  • Ensure that compliance with SOX, DFAR, FAR and ITAR regulations are being met on all programs
  • Maintains conformance to budgetary limitations in all subordinate departments
  • Ensure compliance with all US Government contract reporting requirements.
  • Must be capable of assessing risk when making decisions concerning processing components
  • Establish and maintain cost and schedule baselines and forecasts that meet the program, contract and company requirements
  • Lead Contracts Baseline Change Management Process & implementation across IPTs
  • Perform contract/subcontract review, negotiations and interface with customer/vendor contracting personnel
  • Assist with cost proposals to address Request for Proposal (RFP) requirements.
  • Review all contract/subcontract modifications and proposals for completeness, compliance and accuracy
  • Manage performance, funding and payments on assigned contracts
  • Notify management of potential non-compliance and other problems that could have an adverse impact to the company
  • Participate in customer business management reviews, focusing on contractual issues
  • Partner with cross functional leaders to ensure compliance with customer requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Specifications

Education Level: (Required):        Bachelor's Degree            or equivalent experience                                                     

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

15 years of experience working with increasingly progressive levels of responsibility in contracts within the aerospace industry.

Related contracting courses in government, commercial and international contracting, trade compliance, leadership, management and program management desired.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities List  

  • Experience working in a cross functional business environment with a high level of coordination across multiple functions.
  • Skilled at negotiation of terms and conditions, pricing, agreements and proposals for a designer/manufacturer of complex components, subsystems and systems.
  • Ability to draft, review, and negotiate complex contract terms and conditions ensuring adherence to corporate policies and procedures.
  • Strong working knowledge of FAR/DFAR/ITAR/EAR regulations.
  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook
  • Experience negotiating intellectual property rights and nondisclosure agreements.
  • Pricing experience desired with working knowledge of financial concepts including price
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, etc.)


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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