Sr. Contract Manager - Aerospace Components & Composites

Location: Clearfield, UT
This company is one of the world’s leaders in the development of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation’s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

A Sr. Contracts Manager is needed for the Flight Systems organization and will join the award-winning team in Clearfield, UT.
In this capacity, you will:
  • Develop a clear understanding of customer and program requirements that harmonize with business strategies to ensure contract structure and business terms are aligned with both.
  • Review terms and conditions to address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification and all other potential risk areas and recommend risk mitigation strategies.
  • Recommend changes, additions, and deletions to the contract structure to ensure accurate reflection of customer requirements and alignment with program strategy and risk mitigation.
  • Negotiate profit and provide profit justification to the customer, ensuring that the profit/fee is consistent with and appropriate for the contract type, identified program risks, market standards, internal investment requirements, and working capital considerations.
  • Identify business risks associated with contract in partnership with mission assurance.
  • Ensure flow down of required terms and conditions to subcontractors and that subcontractor terms and conditions are appropriate for the work being performed in relation to the prime contract.
  • Lead the development of a comprehensive negotiation strategy/plan working in conjunction with the Program Team.
  • When applicable, lead Integrated Product Teams (IPT’s) in preparation for negotiations.
  • Define negotiation parameters through delegation process (including goals/limits).
  • Negotiate appropriate contract type, scope, price, profit and terms.
  • Lead delegation (authority approval) process, including the assembling of delegation package and securing of proper sign-offs.
Position Requirements:
  • 10+ years of experience in the industry, or government
  • BS required, MBA preferred
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience with Negotiations, Terms & Conditions, ITAR, Export/Import
  • Experience with Change Orders (Changes), estimating and/or pricing experience
  • Experience with FAR & DFAR (for Government), NDAs, Teaming Agreements
You will be joining a company that is premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles

You will also have exceptional visibility in the company; earn and outstanding salary; have some of the best health and welfare benefits in the industry; and have a number of avenues for career progression.

This is the position and company for you. Send your resume today!
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