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Commercial Manager

Requisition ID:  99417
Business Unit:  Meggitt USA Services (3405)

San Diego, CA, United States, 92121

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Corporate Functions keep our business competitive by providing first-class support from Quality through to Finance and HR.

Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 10,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and communication skills to be used in performance of commercial contracting duties, potentially across multiple locations. Oversees the contract and agreement processes for industry and military programs. Prepares contractual agreements and provides commercial related advice.  Drafts and reviews contractual documentation and negotiates agreements in accordance with corporate policy and applicable legal requirements.  Ensures compliance with all laws, regulations and contractual provisions. 

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Assesses contractual and commercial risk and provides appropriate advice to Commercial Management team.  Responsible for generating terms and conditions compliance
     matrices and making recommendations in accordance with Meggitt policies.
•    Coordinates flow-downs of contractual requirements and terms and conditions with all functional departments including program management, engineering, product support,
     finance, quality, supply chain management, manufacturing, as required.
•    Monitors and analyzes the administration of contracts to ensure compliance with contract terms and company policies
•    Evaluate compliance to all applicable laws, regulations to include U.S Government procurement regulations (i.e., FAR and DFARS) and agency-specific procurement
     regulations (i.e., NASA, NAVSEA, NAVAIR)
•    Advises functional departments of contractual rights and obligations; functions as subject matter expert
•    Provides commercial input related to work transfer & Low Cost Region (LCR) sourcing activities involving USG end uses to ensure compliance with customer requirements and
     internal and external regulations and policies
•    Utilizes legal resources and other subject matter experts to ensure all levels of risk are recognized and subsequently addressed
•    Other responsibilities as assigned
•    Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
•    Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Experience: 5+ years of experience in commercial/contracting

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
•    Expert knowledge of commercial and contractual principles and best practices 
•    Working knowledge of contracting regulations is highly desirable (FAR, DFARS, contract specific flow downs, ITAR/EAR)
•    Understanding of contractual terms and conditions and high risk terms
•    Excellent presentation and communication skills
•    Solid problem solving, decision making and analytical capabilities
•    Able to plan and direct technical efforts to meet team objectives
•    Strong interpersonal skills to drive tasks to completion; effective oral and written communication skills, with strong attention to details 
•    Ability and willingness to learn and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
•    Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously without sacrificing quality or timeliness. 

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, 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

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