Subcontract Administrator

Lockheed Martin Corporation Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The coolest jobs on this planet or any other are with Lockheed Martin Space

Defending against modern-day missile threats requires constant teamwork and innovation. That's why we're able to integrate systems from end to end so you can detect, control, and engage the full spectrum of missile threats across every domain. We are investing in disruptive technology like directed energy, space-based capabilities, and solid state-radar. To build layers of defense that help keep us all safe.

Shooting a missile down with a missile was once a concept only dreamed up in science fiction novels. We've made it scientific fact!

So what does it take to spot an enemy missile launch, identify its intended target, calculate its exact trajectory, launch an interceptor, and guide it to destroy the threat in mid-air? All in a matter of seconds? It's not easy - but at Lockheed Martin, we help customers tackle the world's most complex challenges. Our culture supports employees to dream big, perform with perfection, and build incredible products. We provide the resources, encouragement, and focus and if you have the passion and courage, we want to build a better tomorrow with you!

Lockheed Martin Space is not just about satellites... the Strategic & Missile Defense business area offers growing opportunities to work programs focused on the protection of our nation and allies from a multitude of threats. Our exciting programs are multifaceted in nature and often times focus on significant geopolitical trends.

What does this role look like?

Supply Chain's vision is to enable customer and mission success through supply chain strategies and execution that deliver outstanding operational program performance and build competitive advantage through continuous improvement. It is our mission to deliver affordable supply chain solutions that meet all program requirements and manage supply chain risks to ensure positive supplier performance through all phases of the program life-cycle from capture to sustainment.

This role will offer you the following daily challenges:

You will perform subcontract administrator duties in support of the program, including:

  • Act as a primary Subcontract interface and work together with your Subcontract Management Team members to support your program.

  • Work with suppliers as the focal point between the subcontractor/supplier and various departments.

  • Initiate the acquisition process - solicit RFP's, review supplier proposals, negotiate/coordinate contracts, and manage supplier performance.

  • Help develop subcontract specifications, statements of work, and negotiate requirements and scope.

  • Prevent and mitigate supplier cost, schedule, and quality performance issues.

  • Research and evaluate procurement sources and qualifications.

"Position is contingent upon program award expected in Winter 2020"

Basic Qualifications

To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related subject area, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 6 years or more of professional experience

  • Supply chain and/or contracts experience

  • Contractual and/or technical document writing experience

  • Sophisticated negotiation experience

  • Working understanding of FAR/DFAR

  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation, to effectively communicate business cases to all levels of peers, suppliers, as well as program and executive management.

  • You will need to be a US Citizen, and be able to obtain and maintain a US DoD SECRET clearance, to support this government contract, as well as successfully pass a drug and background check, in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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