Position: Contract Administrator
Abipa Canada was founded in 1982 and has grown to be a leader in the field of automated precision machining, sheet metal fabrication and mechanical assemblies for the aerospace industry. The company manufactures engine, landing gear and structural components.
The client base includes leading OEM’s from the Aerospace industry such as, UTC, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Bombardier Aerospace, Safran, Siemens and others.
The company employs 130people. The core values center on Integrity, Customer Focus, Innovation and Results.
We are team players who put people first in our efforts to succeed as an organization and to grow as individuals.
The Contract Administrator essential functions
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
Assist the Sales Director to negotiate contract requirements in accordance with 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.
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.
Initiates bid process by identifying requirements and coordinating input from other functions. Develops responses to requests for proposal (RFP) by reviewing bid process procedures, evaluate the resources, machine capacity & assess the risk factors. Prepare the Bid Proposal appropriately present the recommendation to management and submit proposal to the customer.
Determines technically and commercially compliance for new development products in response to customer and contract requirements. Initiates the Kick-off and contract review process. Evaluates performance requirements, delivery schedules, Cost monitoring, and works with the finance department to analyze the estimated bid vs. the budget and the actual cost.
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.
Acts as the point of contact with the customer on assigned contracts and participates in customer presentations and Business reviews.
Works in a team with others in contracts, a related function, or a business team. Acts as prime contact on high visibility projects such as new development products. Shares specialized knowledge with others; trains and mentors less experienced employees.
Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses.
Administers contracts for all products to ensure fulfillment of contractual fiscal and performance obligations. Defines requirements, generates proposals, monitors performance, participate in negotiating pricing and terms, and ensures compliance with contract requirements.
This role primarily liaises between the internal departments (Estimating, Method, NC Programming, Planning, Purchasing, Quality, Production and Finance) and the focal point with the customer.
Position reports to the Sales & Contractor Director.
As an ideal candidate,
Possess a Diploma or University degree in Business Administration or a related discipline.
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 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 and regulatory agencies.
Ability to negotiate effectively to obtain best prices and terms on products and services.
Ability to effectively communicate and present information to team members, team leaders, customers, and top management
Pro-active, results-oriented, able to foster a sense of teamwork and strive for continued improvement
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