This position serves as the primary interface with the customer on all contractual issues including changes. This includes from pre-award activities pertaining to solicitations, proposals, and contract negotiations, as well as cradle-to-grave contract administration activities on assigned contracts. The position also reviews, advises and negotiates contractual terms and conditions and provides assistance on proposal efforts.
Assists with all aspects of contract administration including proposal support and negotiation; post-award contract administration; Contract scope management; interface with key Prime contractors; and contract closeout
Serves as an interface with the customers regarding general inquiries, quotes, contract modifications, status of orders, customer returns, and other business
Reviews, advises, and negotiates contractual terms and conditions; identifies and manages contract risk; and provides early identification of potential contract problems
Under supervision, provides guidance, advice, and counsel to teammates regarding contract interpretation issues, contract scope issues, and other contract-related matters including changes, out of scope issues, warranties, and defects
Ensures contracts are performed in compliance with Contract terms and Government acquisition regulations, to include, FAR, DFAR, ITAR, and EAR, as well as Corporate policy and procedures
Assists with proposal and pricing efforts
Assists with efforts to ensure preparation and execution of timely and accurate contract delivery documentation
Ensures all deadlines and conditions described on contracts are met (e.g. payments and shipments)
Understands how contractual changes affect the ERP system; performs the customer order entry function in the Company ERP as necessary; and verifies/maintains on-going perpetual accuracy of the order backlog
Builds, maintains, and coordinates excellent working relations with Government agencies and customers as appropriate
Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
Minimum of 5 years related experience
Minimum of five years of experience working with ITAR and EAR regulations
Current knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), DoD FAR supplement, and awareness of trends in the Government acquisition environment
Thorough understanding of contract manufacturing
Knowledge of contract price/cost analysis techniques sufficient to gather and evaluate price and/or cost data for a variety of pre-award and/or post-award procurement actions
Knowledge of contract termination procedures sufficient to review and analyze settlement proposals, audit reports, technical evaluations, and subcontractor claims
Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Excellent analytical, organizational, and oral and written communication skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Possess or have the ability to obtain a U.S. Government granted security clearance
Sypris Electronics, LLC provides goods and services to the U.S. Government and other prime contractors and is obligated by its contracts with those entities, as well as by various federal laws and regulations regarding security and export control, to restrict access to certain goods, services, and/or any related information. Accordingly, Sypris Electronics has a policy of only hiring U.S. citizens. Upon employment all employees have to provide evidence verifying U.S. citizenship.
Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
Pre-employment drug screening required.
Sypris Electronics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Sypris Electronics does not, and will not, discriminate against a person on the basis of race, ancestry, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religious creed or belief, physical or mental disability, marital or familial status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, in any aspect of employment opportunity.
Sypris Electronics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package upon date of hire including health, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k) with company matching. We also offer a 9/80 work schedule.