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Sr Subcontracts Administrator

Company: BAE Systems
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

What's it like working for a company that sources material from world-class Suppliers and builds products that make the world a safer place? Remarkable. At BAE Systems, our Subcontracts Management team is the best at what they do, and their work is part of why our Suppliers and Customers put their trust in our business. Service members rely on our products and it's this team that partners with Suppliers to source highly complex hardware and innovative technology for BAE Systems to deliver cutting edge products into the hands of our Warfighter. We are looking for a Subcontracts Administrator to join our team and assume a lead role managing key Suppliers to solicit and evaluate proposals, negotiate cost, prepare fixed price subcontracts, administer subcontract files, strengthen relationships at all levels with our Subcontractors and effectively manage their cost, quality, and delivery performance. Sound like a team you want to be a part of? In a company like ours, everything we do matters - and that certainly applies to our Subcontracts Administrators. Most importantly, with our culture around developing innovative technologies through Supplier partnerships, and the chance to make an impact on our business, you'll build a career and life you can be proud of within the BAE Systems Subcontracts Management organization. In this job, you will:

  • Procure materials, equipment, supplies and services for complex aircraft electronics based on program-specific requirements and specifications.
  • Develop Subcontracts in accordance with specifications, requirements, work statements, and terms and conditions.
  • Serves as the focal point when bids are received, reviews both the technical and cost proposals with program teams to address supplier exceptions through coordination with supporting program functions, develop evaluation criteria, negotiate subcontract provisions, select subcontractors based on best overall value, conduct cost analysis, write subcontract packages, prepares awards and administers resulting subcontracts.
  • Consults with company staff representing the Legal, Technical, Financial, and Managerial interests of the subcontract award and technical performance.
  • Ensures the receipt, accuracy and timeliness of subcontractor submitted documents relating to subcontract deliverables, including invoices and resolving invoice issues if they arise.
  • Negotiates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts and support invoicing resolution.
  • Follow established Procurement policies and procedures to provide the best value for the program, consistent with cost, quality, and delivery requirements while maintaining strong Supplier relationships.
  • Effectively communicate Subcontract performance internally and externally, prepare and present Subcontractor briefings to Programs and Management, and proactively adopt best practices and support key business initiatives, including Zero Defect and AS9145 initiatives with Suppliers.
    Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Bachelor's Degree and 4+ years work experience within a Procurement/Subcontracts organization.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Excellent time management/organizational skills
    • Negotiation skills and ability to find win-win solutions; a 'make it happen' attitude
    • Proficient use of MS Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)
    • U.S. Citizenship required
    • 10 - 25% Travel required
      Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • Willingness and desire for continuous improvement
      • Generosity of thought and knowledge
      • Familiarity with Oracle purchasing system
      • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations policies and procedures, FAR/DFAR
      • Cost Analysis experience
      • Graduate Degree in a related field.
      • Professional Supply Chain Certification: C.P.M., C.P.S.M., P.M.P.
        About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
        BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

Keywords: BAE Systems, Fort Wayne , Sr Subcontracts Administrator, Other , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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