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Division: AAG - SPD Ft. Worth
% of Travel Required: 0-10%
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Relocation Pay: Maybe

Job Description:
This position will support the Stratoflex Products Division of Parker Aerospace. The Stratoflex Products Division of Parker Aerospace offers a broad array of PTFE, rubber and metal hose and hose assemblies, hose fittings, rigid tube assemblies, couplings, quick disconnects, swivel joints, fuel break-away valves, hydraulic fuses, and flow regulators, and specialty fittings including permanently swaged and welded fittings suitable for virtually any aerospace application.

Administers contracts for complex products and systems to ensure fulfillment of contractual fiscal and performance obligations. Defines requirements, generates proposals, monitors performance, negotiates pricing and terms, and ensures compliance with contract requirements. May determine customer requirements for new products and/or systems (eg proposals that include engineering design and system hardware) and other specialized assignments.

1. Administers specialized and/or major contracts by analysing performance requirements and customer purchase order requirements including those issued against Basic Contract Agreements and/or Long-Term Agreements. Analyses include performance to delivery schedules, pricing, terms and conditions and other contract provisions.
2. Determines technically and commercially compliant proposal packages of diverse scope and complexity for major customers in response to customer and contract requirements. Evaluates performance requirements, delivery schedules, and estimates of costs of material, equipment, and labor hours.
3. Initiates the bid process by identifying requirements and coordinating input from other functions. Develops responses to requests for proposal (RFP) of difficult scope and complexity by reviewing bid process procedures, reviewing material, test, and other requirements, and preparing appropriate responses. Prepares and submits complex proposals.
4. Negotiates complex contract requirements in accordance with legal and company regulations and policies. Negotiates price, terms and conditions, deliveries, and other business issues within scope of responsibility. Ensures contract provisions are clear and conform to company policy.
5. Investigates and resolves claims or complaints by collecting and analysing information. Coordinates with relevant functions on technical and/or quality issues, data requirements, and other business issues as applicable.
6. Monitors contract performance by determining compliance to contract requirements and determining the need for amendments or extensions to the contract. Determines when customer directed changes are out-of-scope.
7. Applies continuous improvement techniques and methods to internal processes and systems to increase efficiency and customer service and to reduce costs. May lead or be assigned to a special project team.
8. Recommends actions by analysing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses. Analyzes proposed changes in methods and/or materials.
9. Acts as the point of contact with the customer on assigned contracts and participates in customer presentations.
10. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing professional networks, and/or participating in professional societies as the National Contract Management Association (NCMA).
11. Complies with federal, state, and aerospace industry regulations; ensures adherence to requirements and advises management on needed actions.
12. May provide leadership to others in contracts, a related function, or a business team. Acts as prime contact on high level projects. Establishes goals and objectives required to complete projects. Trains and mentors less experienced employees.
13. Shares specialized knowledge with others. Represents company on specific projects. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Work assignments may include cross-functional or project team responsibilities (eg continuous improvement).

Job Requirement:
Education and Experience
Bachelors degree (BA) in Business Administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience which has provided both theoretical and practical knowledge in the field. Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through six or more years of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of contract administration principles, industry practices, regulations, and policies. Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to contract administration and government procurement, if applicable. Maintains a thorough knowledge of corporate and division policies and administrative procedures. Ability to effectively assess and implement continuous improvement principles and techniques to contracts and related areas. Proficient in the use of standard business applications software and specialized in-house and customer systems. Ability to work on a variety of problems of diverse scope and complexity where analysis and evaluation of various outcomes require tradeoffs; solve a wide range of difficult problems in imaginative and practical ways; evaluate alternative solutions that may require coordination across multiple teams. Ability to establish goals and objectives to complete projects. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies and contracts and recommend changes to procedures. Ability to respond to significant inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to negotiate effectively to obtain best prices and terms on products, materials, and services. Ability to effectively communicate and present information to team members, team leaders, customers, and top management. Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in goal-setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to operate a computer and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Also expected of the employee is regular attendance, the ability to work cooperatively and professionally with others and members of the public, and the ability to manage multiple tasks at once. Overnight, long distance travel may be required, based on the individual needs of the position.

(The essential functions have been provided as examples of types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. The physical and mental demands described above are representative of those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.)


Other Skills:
Responsible for managing export and import compliance for the division. Responsible for writing, submitting and maintaining export licenses and Technical Assistance Agreements. Familiar with ITAR and EAR regulations.

Equal opportunity/Affirmative action employer.

LocationFort Worth, TX
CountryUnited States of America
Employment AgencyParker Hannifin
Posted Date05/24/2011 18:32:53
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