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Contracts Specialist

Requisition ID:  44872
Business Unit:  Training Systems Atlanta (3300)

Suwanee, GA, United States, 30024

This is a Temporary-to-Hire Position.


MTSI is a global leader in Live Fire and Virtual training equipment. MTSI currently has ~400 employees in 7 countries - US, UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Holland, and UAE, performing sales and service activities with a majority of employees located in Suwanee, GA. Most of the production and engineering is performed in Suwanee.


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
  • Meggitt Training Systems Inc. is seeking a Contract Specialist to join its Contracts/Commercial team.  The Contract Specialist works closely with the Commercial Director, and is instrumental in the continuing the success of this organization and department. The right candidate will conduct cradle-to-grave contract administration for several contracts, to include administering contract performance of government prime and subcontracts, performing subcontract administration duties, conducting agreement negotiation, proposal preparation, and other duties as required. The contracts will be mostly Firm Fixed Price (FFP) supply, service, and construction.  The ideal candidate will have thorough understanding/knowledge of State, Local, and Federal Government Contracting Regulations including but not limited to FAR/DFARS and State/Local laws and policies.
Job Core Responsibilities
  • Administers complex day-to-day contract activities including contract modifications & compliance associated with maintaining and administering U.S. Government, International contracts, State, and Local contracts agreements, i.e., teaming agreements, proprietary information agreements, etc., along with understanding of management, organization, planning and controls.
  • Management of Complex State and Local Construction Proposals and Contracts.
  • Prepare, administer and ensure compliance with a range of contract vehicles and types, including FFP, T&M, and IDIQ task orders.
  • Performs subcontract administration tasks, preparing funding documents and purchase requisitions, reviewing and tracking of invoices, soliciting cost proposals analyzing estimates to completion, and closeouts.
  • Serve as a liaison with internal and external customers for contractual issues, or to solve problems that arise in the performance of the contract.
  • Clearly explain contract terminology and contract risks to internal stakeholders and other interested parties in simple, everyday language.
Job Specifications
  • Four year degree (BA/BS) with 3 years’ experience or Minimum 7 years’ of combined experience with contract development, negotiations, and management.
  • Must have thorough knowledge with DOD (Department of Defense) contracts, and FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFAR (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations) and State/Local Laws related to Construction contracts.
  • Ability to manage General Services Administration (GSA) Contract placed under GSA Schedule 00CORP.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Strong command of MS Office products, especially MS Word, Access, and Excel.
  • Ability to be forward thinking, outstanding attention to detail and follow through.


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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