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Subcontract Administration Specialist 1

Company: United Launch Alliance
Location: Decatur
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Job Description:

ULA provides reliable, cost-effective, expendable launch vehicle services in support of its mission to Discover the Solar System, Support Warfighter, Understand Our Earth, Protect Our Nation, Human Spaceflight, and Enabling Navigation. You will participate in ULA operations across the ULA value stream, beginning with participation in requirements definition and defining strategic procurement concepts, and continuing through post-delivery support and closeout of contracts.
Responsibilities:
Assists in development of subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services. Prepares requests for quotes (RFQ) and proposals (RFP) packages, conducts bidders' conferences, analyzes and evaluates supplier proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects subcontract source, creates subcontract documents, and administers resulting subcontracts. Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts. Participates with subcontract Compliance to develop purchasing policies and procedures. Coordinates with engineering, quality and finance as necessary to mitigate supplier performance risk and resolve supplier issues. Subcontract Administration is authorized to commit the company to a subcontract for products in support of launch vehicle production.
The nature of work requires exercising prudent judgment, decision making, and analytical skills to determine manner and operational steps necessary to perform tasks within professional standards. Assignments are completed individually or as a junior project team member. Assignments will acquaint the employee with the application of principles, techniques, and concepts to the business and operating environment.

ULA Job Description:
Assists in development of subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services. Prepares requests for quotes (RFQ) and proposals (RFP) packages, conducts bidders' conferences, analyzes and evaluates supplier proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects subcontract source, creates subcontract documents, and administers resulting subcontracts. Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts. Participates with subcontract Compliance to develop purchasing policies and procedures. Coordinates with engineering, quality and finance as necessary to mitigate supplier performance risk and resolve supplier issues. Subcontract Administration is authorized to commit the company to a subcontract for products in support of launch vehicle production.

External Additional Requirements

* Bachelor's degree

* Knowledge of Supply Chain, Procurement or Business

External Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain

* Experience with purchasing policies and procedures

* Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (SAP preferred)

* Interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to navigate an ambiguous environment

* Proactive, independent worker with the demonstrated capacity to lead, motivate and work well with others

* Impeccable attention to detail, passion for driving change and ability to look at big-picture

* Superior written and verbal communication skills

Functional Job Description
Safety to Self and Others: Must be able to perform all assigned tasks in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to repetitive motion injuries due to keyboarding or to cuts and bruises due to typical office accidents.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use computer and office equipment and to use hands to type, manipulate, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; talk; and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises.

Mental Functions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate verbally and in writing and use interpersonal skills. The employee is regularly required to prioritize, multitask, analyze, interpret, coordinate, compile, evaluate, synthesize, compute, problem solve, concentrate, and think critically. The employee is occasionally required to copy, instruct, and negotiate.

Judgment and Decision-Making: Work is regularly assigned by self, supervisor, and departmental staff. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to exercise prudent judgment, decision making, and analytical skills to determine manner and operational steps necessary to properly handle inquiries and perform daily tasks within professional standards. Decision making is guided by ULA policies and procedures.

All tasks described in the job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The duties and responsibilities listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of fundamental job duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information.)

ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program.

Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below.

E-Verify Participation poster (English - Spanish ) and Right to Work poster (English - Spanish ).

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