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Senior Contracts Administrator

Requisition ID:  56480
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)
Location: 

North Hollywood, CA, United States, 91606

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

Sr. Contracts Administrator will be responsible for contract review and negotiation of terms and conditions for nondisclosure agreements, contracts, purchase orders and agreements for various commercial and military customers (domestic and international) in the aerospace and energy markets.

Job Core Responsibilities
  • Prepare cost and pricing data proposals, pricing of spare and OEM products.
  • Contract Administration – Manage contracts for programs and/or segments of business. Administer customer requests for quotations, purchase orders, repair orders, and demand plans. Review and communicate customer unique requirements to affected functions within the organization.
  • Work closely with integrated product development team on new business programs.
  • Recognize and assert changes in scope. Prepare and negotiate requests for equitable adjustment proposals.
  • Negotiation – Review terms and conditions to resolve differences based on business unit guidelines. Develop, execute, and lead negotiation strategies that satisfy business unit objectives as required.
  • Examine estimates of material, development, non-recurring engineering, production costs, perform requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare bids; process specifications, progress/status, and other reports; advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information.
  • Customer Contact – Establish sole contractual contact with assigned customer base.
  • Maintain effective liaison and coordination between all functions of company and the customer. Provide leadership to resolve conflicts and assure compliance with contract requirements. Represent customer within company; champion customer needs and coordinate responses to assure customer expectations are met.
Job Specifications

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

Field of Study/Area of Experience:
5+ years of experience in commercial/military aerospace contracts and subcontracts desired.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities List

• Working knowledge of FAR, DFAR, EAR and ITAR required.
• Previous experience working with international contracting desired.
• Previous experience working in a multi-site and multi-product-line business desired.
• Previous experience working with operations, supply chain, quality, marketing and trade compliance to coordinate contract flow-down of key terms and conditions
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to develop and maintain excellent customer relations.  Strong business writing skills.
• Previous experience navigating internet based customer e-commerce websites, customer portals and electronic business applications.
• Must be proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and internet based e-commerce applications.
• SalesForce.com experience desired
• Excellent customer relationship management skills are required. 
• Excellent communication (written and oral) skills are required.

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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