United Technologies Corporation Contracts Administrator in Vergennes, Vermont

Job ID: 75769BR

City: Vergennes

State: Vermont

Country: United States

Category: Legal

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

As part of the Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) team, you'll support the development of the next generation of more intelligent, more integrated and more reliable solutions that enhance aircraft safety and performance in the most rigorous flight conditions. We have 100 years of experience, a phenomenal product portfolio, state-of-the-art test labs and the resources to make your ideas shine. Come soar with us.

The nature of our global business is complex, and we rely on our Legal, Contracts and Compliance (LCC) team to help us get the job done. As a valued partner across our business, the LCC team plays a key role in our company’s success. Our LCC team members bring their passion, expertise and humor to everything they do, from safeguarding our employees' creative ideas to helping us maintain the highest standards of ethical behavior. Enjoy working with diverse groups? Want opportunities to grow your career at a fast-paced, global enterprise? If you want to bring your legal expertise to the aerospace industry, our team could be a great fit for you.

The Contracts Administrator is responsible for supporting the Contracts Manager with proposal management and performance of activities relating to new contracts, negotiation of contract terms and conditions, creation, and negotiation of contracts and special agreements, contract flow down, negotiation of claims and settlements for labor and material costs, and customer account management. The incumbent will work closely with Contract Manager, Customer Service Associates, Program Management, and Business Development to assure overall compliance to the contract requirements. This may include audit, control, or liaison functions with both suppliers and customers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Overall contract compliance to standard procedure.

  • Support proposal and contract review and development at RFP phase and prior to customer submittal

  • Establish solid customer relationships by utilizing excellent reading comprehension and communication skills

  • Review and formation of Contracts

  • Contract review and customer flow down

  • Supporting Contracts Manager with commercial item assertions

  • Resolve conflicts or disputes with customers relating to contractual compliance or interpretation

  • Assure that SIS contracting policies are aligned with applicable UTAS prescribed policies

  • Responsible for complying with direction and objectives in alignment with business unit goals and objectives

  • Contributes to the department or business unit by applying their advanced knowledge of one or more functional areas

  • Contracts check & balanced knowledge, can work independently on contract formation and can effectively drive contract administration activities.

Level of Responsibility:

  • Work closely with Contract Manager, Customer Service Associates, Program Management, and Business Development to assure overall compliance to the contract requirements.

  • Individual contributor

  • Complete tasks at the direction of a Contracts Manager

  • Responsible for complying with direction and objectives in alignment with business unit goals and objectives

  • Contributes to the department or business unit by applying their knowledge of one or more functional areas of administration activities

  • Other duties as assigned by supervision

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year of contract administration or procurement experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of contract administration or procurement experience preferred

  • Candidate will have experience in Contract and Purchase Order review and administration, ideally in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Experience with reviewing Terms and Conditions for Military and Commercial Agreements preferred

  • Basic knowledge of FARs, DFARs and other applicable government/military contracting requirements preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Note:

  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from company for more than 1 year.

UTAS4220182

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year of contract administration or procurement experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of contract administration or procurement experience preferred

  • Candidate will have experience in Contract and Purchase Order review and administration, ideally in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Experience with reviewing Terms and Conditions for Military and Commercial Agreements preferred

  • Basic knowledge of FARs, DFARs and other applicable government/military contracting requirements preferred

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.