Contract Administrator Senior

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Parker Hannifin Corporation MENTOR, OH

Company
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4001-1A
AJE Ref #
575846441
Location
MENTOR, OH
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Department Marketing Statement

Founded in 1918, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13 billion, global company.With annual sales of approximately $13 billion in fiscal year 2015, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 55,000 people in 50 countries around the world. Parkers engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the worlds greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Essential Functions

Administers contracts for complex products and systems to ensure fulfillment of contractual fiscal and performance obligations. Defines requirements, generates proposals, monitors performance, negotiates pricing and terms, and ensures compliance with contract requirements. May determine customer requirements for new products and/or systems (i.e. Proposals that include engineering design and system hardware) and other specialized assignments.

Responsibilities

1. Administers specialized and/or major contracts by analyzing performance requirements and customer purchase order requirements including those issued against Basic Contract Agreements and/or Long-Term Agreements. Analyses include performance to delivery schedules, pricing, terms and conditions and other contract provisions.2. Determines technically and commercially compliant proposal packages of diverse scope and complexity for major customers in response to customer and contract requirements. Evaluates performance requirements, delivery schedules, and estimates of costs of material, equipment, and labor hours.3. Initiates bid process by identifying requirements and coordinating input from other functions. Develops responses to requests for proposal (RFP) of difficult scope and complexity by reviewing bid process procedures, reviewing material, test, and other requirements, and preparing appropriate responses. Prepares and submits complex proposals.4. Negotiates complex contract requirements in accordance with legal and company regulations and policies. Negotiates price, terms and conditions, deliveries, and other business issues within scope of responsibility. Ensures contract provisions are clear and conform to company policy.5. Investigates and resolves claims or complaints by collecting and analyzing information. Coordinates with relevant functions on technical and/or quality issues, data requirements, and other business issues as applicable.6. Monitors contract performance by determining compliance to contract requirements and determining the need for amendments or extensions to the contract. Determines when customer directed changes are out-of-scope.7. May be responsible for division or site export compliance administration and training to ensure company data and intellectual property meets all regulatory requirements.8. Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses. Analyzes proposed changes in methods and/or materials.9. Acts as the point of contact with the customer on assigned contracts and participates in customer presentations.10. Maintains current professional and technical knowledge and may participate in professional associations (e.g. The National Contract Management Association (NCMA or the International Association of Commercial Contract Management).11. Complies with the federal, state, and aerospace industry regulations; ensures adherence to requirements and advises management on needed actions.12. May provide guidance to others in contracts, a related function, or a business team. Acts as prime contact on high level projects. Shares specialized knowledge with others; trains and mentors less experienced employees.

Qualifications

Bachelors degree (BA) in Business Administration or a related discipline. Contract management certification preferred. Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through six or more years of progressive experience. Thorough knowledge of contract administration principles, industry practices, regulations, and policies. Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to contract administration, government procurement, and export compliance if applicable. Maintains a thorough knowledge of corporate and division policies and administrative procedures. Proficient in the use of standard business applications software and specialized in-house and customer systems. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies and contracts and recommend changes to procedures. Ability to respond to significant inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to negotiate effectively to obtain best prices and terms on products, materials, and services. Ability to effectively communicate and present information to team members, team leaders, customers, and top management.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. (Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor)If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfand http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf