LEONARDO DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.
Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture that rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.
LEONARDO DRS Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. We develop, manufacture, and support infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance.
Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest.
Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of complex materials and services (i.e., engineering development programs) in support of multiple contract types. Leads activities of subcontract teams on assigned programs. Ensures products and services obtained by the team meet quality, cost and schedule objectives in accordance with program and company requirements. Manages team of subcontracts administrators.
Basic Qualifications and Required Skills
7+ years' experience
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Demonstrated experience in negotiating, drafting and administering complex contracts
Expert knowledge of procurement regulations (UCC, FAR, DFAR) required
Knowledge of international contracts, including experience with international tenders, letters of credit, and contracting in a variety of cultures is highly desirable
Must have a good understanding of ITAR laws and requirements
Duties and Responsibilities
Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the sourcing of complex material and services (i.e., engineering development programs) in support of multiple contract types
Leads activities of subcontract teams on assigned programs
Ensures products and services obtained by the team meet quality, cost and schedule objectives in accordance with program and company requirements.
Reviews requirement document (i.e., statement of work and specifications) for clarity and adequacy, and obtains necessary revisions from the program management
Identifies potential sources for required materials, and develops and issues requests for proposals. Responds to supplier inquiries
Receives and reviews supplier proposals. Leads proposal evaluation teams through a supplier selection process after a technical evaluation and cost/price analysis are complete
Negotiates subcontract terms and conditions including price, delivery, quality, and performance requirements. Negotiates required special terms. Ensures independent price/cost analyses are performed as needed. Documents the entire fact-finding and negotiation process
Develops the subcontract document, ensuring it complies with Government, Corporate and Company requirements. Obtains management approval prior to issuance to the subcontractor
Participates in subcontractor surveys and program reviews
Reviews and monitors payments, commitments and funds status
Negotiates subcontract changes and responds to all formal subcontract inquiries and issues
Provides subcontract status as required
Negotiates and issues teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and memoranda of understanding
Participates in cross function design reviews and sign off's with project team and supplier
Closes out subcontracts upon receipt of all deliverable items and final payment
Provides subcontract advice to program managers, engineering personnel, and other related functions such as finance, quality, and contracts administration, and performs other duties and responsibilities as required
Supports, communicates and defends the mission, values and culture of the company
Other duties as assigned
Only candidates that meet the qualifications as outlined above will be contacted for further information.
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance.
LEONARDO DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #EOIS