Contract Administrator

Crane Worldwide Logistics Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Contract AdministratorCWW-3911Crane Worldwide Logistics, LLCUnited StatesTexasFull-timeOperations

General Description

Under the direction of the Director of Legal, the selected candidate will handle or assist in handling diverse, complex, and challenging matters for several of our business lines, which include Freight Forwarding, Trucking, Truck Brokerage, and Customs Brokerage. Our department is responsible and supports all legal contracts, real estate contracts and procurement, insurance claims administration, and entity compliance for all business lines.

Essential Job Functions

  • Legal: Review, redline and negotiate customer contracts, vendor contracts, agent agreements, non-disclosures, and master service agreements. Manage relationship of outside counsel. Build/Maintain a library of contracts for our various business and entities. Assist in Labor and Employment matters, prepare demand letters for nonpayment, and negotiate settlement agreements

  • Real Estate: Negotiate and review leases, subleases, and amendments. Work with Brokers, Landlords, and outside counsel to settle disputes. Prepare and provide quarterly reports of warehouse values.

  • Insurance: Assist in management of setup and compliance of insurance program. Work with the insurance brokers and underwriters. Actively involved in renewal negotiations, claims management and assistance to the field.

  • Entity Formation: Assist and manage all state and country registrations. Work with local counsel in the setting up of new entities in new countries.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to take initiative and multi-task in a deadline-driven environment.

  • Ability to learn quickly and work with minimal supervision.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Westlaw/Lexis, Outlook and various internet applications.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree and 2-5 years' experience in a law firm or company performing same or similar job functions

Certifications & Licenses

  • Professional certification may be required in some areas.

Physical Requirements

  • Talking, hearing and using hands to operate computer equipment

  • Position may require extended periods of sitting, computer use, standing and walking.

  • Some light lifting may be required in some instances


At Crane, we believe in providing our employees with excellent benefits at a Great Place to Work.

We offer:

  • 136 hours of Paid Time Off which equals 17 days for the year, that can be used for Sick Time or for Personal Use

  • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement for education related to your job

  • Employee Referral Bonuses

  • Employee Recognition and Rewards Program

  • Paid Volunteer Time to support a cause that is close to your heart and contributes to our communities

  • Employee Discounts

  • Wellness Incentives that can go up to $100 per year for completing challenges, in addition to a discount on contribution rates

  • Potential to earn a quarterly bonus

Come join the leader in logistics and take your career in the right direction.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

This position requires the final candidate to successfully pass an E-Verify Check.

More Information:

We are preparing to comply with the Biden Administration's mandate on COVID-19 vaccination. Please be advised that employment with the Company may be contingent upon your ability to provide proof of vaccination except in limited circumstances where you are eligible for a legal accommodation.

Company benefits are contingent upon meeting eligibility requirements and plan conditions.

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