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Procurement Contracts Manager

Company: Middle River Aerostructure Systems
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description Description: Middle River Aerostructure Systems, LLC. (MRAS) is a world-leading manufacturer of thrust reversers (the braking system on a jet engine), engine nacelle components and specialized aerostructures. It supplies and supports these products for engine makers, airplane manufacturers and aircraft operators. Located on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay near Baltimore, MRAS has a 1.7-million sq. ft. facility situated on 180 acres - where the company and its predecessors have designed, built and equipped civil and military aircraft for nearly 90 years. In 2019, MRAS was acquired by ST Engineering North America, the U.S. affiliate of Singapore-based ST Engineering - becoming a part of its global network of aerospace facilities and offices. With the ownership change, the company was renamed Middle River Aerostructure Systems, LLC. Job Summary: As the Contracts Manger, you will work closely with the Procurement leadership team and Buyers to assure adherence to all aspects of supplier related contracts. Responsibilities include; supplier proposal analysis, risk identification/mitigation, support proposal development with cross functional teams, supplier contract terms and conditions negotiations, contractual modifications efforts, claims negotiations and dispute resolution. As a Contracts Specialist, you will hold responsibility to develop and maintain effective working relationships with supplier counterparts. Essential Responsibilities : - Provide leadership and oversight to Procurement operations to assure adherence to all aspects of supplier related contracts - Conduct day-to-day contract administration activities in accordance with organizational policies and procedures, applicable regulations, and the terms of the contract - Monitor contract performance and ensure compliance with contract terms - Prepare teaming agreements, memorandum of understandings (MOU's), Memorandum of Agreement (MOA's), Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA's) and other contractual agreements - Prepare contractual documents, including the preparation of contract terms and conditions, and assemble contract documentation package - Lead management reviews of proposals/contracts and support program reviews - Coordinate the receipt and submission of all formal contractual correspondence and deliverables - Conduct the negotiation of agreements between the company and suppliers ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures - Responsible for reviewing contract solicitation terms, interpreting agreement terms and conditions and identifying potential issues, reviewing agreement amendments / modifications and incorporating changes - Respond to inquiries regarding contract obligations, compliance, and contract changes - Support proposal preparation activities related to Procurement and the direct supply base to ensure alignment to customer requirements and flow downs - Lead negotiation team to finalize supplier agreement terms and conditions - Lead and work with cross-functional team in the negotiation and settlement of supplier related disputes - Perform other duties and projects as assignedRequirements: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college. Minimum 5 years of experience in Contracts, Compliance and Regulatory, preferably in the aerospace or manufacturing industry is required. Desired Characteristics: Strong oral and written communication skills. Self-motivated with strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Skilled influencer, able to transfer complex messages to others and present to business leadership. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems and lead programs / projects. Established project management skills. MRAS is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value. PM19 PI206759439

Keywords: Middle River Aerostructure Systems, Baltimore , Procurement Contracts Manager, Executive , Baltimore, Maryland

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