Overview Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for lau

Specialist, Contracts Administrator

Aerojet Rocketdyne  • 
Orlando, Florida, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

We have an immediate opening for a Contracts Administrator Specialist to join our Aerojet Rocketdyne (AR) Coleman Aerospace sector in Orlando, FL.

AR Coleman Aerospace produces complex single, two, and three stage launch vehicles used to support ballistic missile defense testing.

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What we can offer you:

Based in Central Florida our campus boasts year-round near-perfect weather. We are located 15 minutes south of downtown Orlando, a one hour drive from Cocoa Beach, just 15 minutes away from Disney and 5 minutes away from Universal Studios. With the many thousands of restaurants, dozens of golf courses, and numerous other attractions we are a prime location for your future workplace.

Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Careers Aerojet Rocketdyne

Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday company closure, plus company paid holidays.

Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness

Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match

Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program

Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.

This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including of Time for Each)

Under limited general direction, independently determines approach to objectives demonstrating a complete understanding and application of principles, concepts and practices. Performs the following type of activities:

50 - Negotiates and administers relatively complex contracts.

10 - Evaluates the terms/conditions of contracts to assure they comply with Aerojet Rocketdyne policy.

10 - Provides solutions to problems involving moderate complexity.

10 - Participates in management reviews of contracts. Conceives and plans projects involving the development of new approaches and methods to attain objectives.

5 - Execute contracts and certificates on behalf of Aerojet Rocketdyne.

5 - Develops and recommends Aerojet Rocketdyne policy on contract issue.

5 - Provides input to department objectives and long-range goals. Keeps current within area of specialty in support of project assignments.

5 - Represents the organization/Aerojet Rocketdyne as the prime contact on assigned projects. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordinative activity across organizational lines.

Job Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline and 10 years of directly related experience including experience negotiating and administering sales contracts with US Government and prime contractor customers (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).

Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have experience in the aerospace industry, working knowledge of contract laws and regulations including UCC, FAR, TINA, CAS, etc.
  • Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, customer focus, negotiation skills, and an ability to work effectively on teams.
  • Experience with international sales contracts and ability to understand written and oral communications in a foreign language are desired.

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may be a condition of employment at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Aerojet Rocketdyne will be required prior to starting employment with the Company.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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