Rockwell Collins Manager, Indirect Supply Chain Contracts in Winston Salem, North Carolina
B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.
As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Indirect Contracts Manager in our Interior Systems segment located in Winston-Salem, NC.
Reporting to the Director, Supply Chain Contracts, Interior Systems, this position will be responsible for the drafting, organizing, and maintenance of contracts related to the procurement of related products and services in support of non-production spend within numerous commodities including Contract Labor, Contract Engineering, Engineering Services, IT/Telecommunications, HR Services, HR Benefits, HR Recruiting, MRO, Janitorial/Maintenance/Waste, Capital Projects, Leased Equipment, Industrial Equipment, Industrial Gas/Chemicals, Office Supplies, Uniforms, Utilities and Food Services, which in aggregate is roughly $150M in annual spend.
Draft, negotiate, and finalize contracts and other legal documents to meet the long-range quality, delivery and cost targets of non-production commodities and to ensure adherence to company policies, specifications, and good business practices. Craft special clauses and other terms/conditions as required
Provide advice to management on contract matters that may have significant adverse legal implications (i.e., contracts with non-standard or potentially high risk terms/conditions); provide guidance on contract matters to Supply Chain personnel and other operational staff
Advise management of contractual rights, obligations and risks; compile and analyze dataand maintain historical information
Remain actively engaged with Supply Chain team and other operational staff Develop strong interfaces with Supply Chain staff and maintain close contact with appropriate levels of management as necessary to be effective as Manager, Indirect Supply Chain Contracts
Coordinate resolution of contract issues internally and with external customers
Ensure appropriate internal approvals and signature authorities are followed in the contract review and approval process
Prepare and coordinate business correspondence; and maintain accurate and complete contract files and records for the company in accordance with policies and procedures
Ensure contract management activities are conducted in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations, and customer requirements
Maintain contractual records and documentation and control of all contract correspondence in the contract management system
Ensure communications are maintained for timely contract execution by the parties. Ensure final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of contracting principles and all contract types
Excellent contract drafting skills and demonstrated experience in contract administrationfor indirect procurement categories
Sound understanding of business agreements and general business practices
Must have the ability to make sound business judgments, handle multiple contractual activities with a short turn-around time, and work independently as well as part of a team
Strong business acumen, problem solving abilities, and good judgment
Excellent oral/written communication, analytical, and organizational skills
Proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
Juris Doctor (J.D.) or MBA, a plus
Ability to manage multiple work assignments and meet critical deadlines
High integrity and an unyielding commitment to compliance
Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint a plus
Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM)
EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.