Kaman Corporation

  • Contracts Administrator A

    Location : Location US-CT-Bloomfield
    Requisition ID
    Kaman Aerospace
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(11/6/2018 12:51 PM)
  • Overview



      The Contract Administrator B works under the general direction of a Contracts Manager, negotiates and administers a variety of contracts of medium dollar value and technical complexity with various government agencies or other industrial firms.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Submits proposals, negotiates with customers prices, schedules, terms and conditions of all proposals assigned, ensuring that terms are fair and acceptable to management.  Coordinates activities of all departments within Kaman concerned with given proposal(s) to arrive at an acceptable contract.  In negotiations, must be capable of justifying labor rates, burdens, man-hours and material estimates.  Issues Sales Orders upon signing of contract, describing work to be performed, delivery schedules, any unusual terms or conditions of the contract to ensure that all terms and conditions are met; submits and negotiates changes or modifications to contract when requested by the customer or personnel and/or customers to discuss all aspects of proposal or contract, or to solve problems that arise in the performance of the contract.  Maintains close liaison with customer throughout life of contract.
    • Prepares periodic reports showing pending, delinquencies, Sales Forecasts, Sales Orders status, etc., to keep management fully informed of progress.
    • Maintains knowledge of current and anticipated procurement needs and regulations through contacts in various government agencies, customer contacts and government or trade journals.
    • Report any unusual circumstance or condition to management.  Maintain personal productive and quality standards as determined by top management.  Follow standard practices and procedures as outlined by top management.  Maintain area in a clean and orderly condition.  Follow all company regulations.  Perform similar and other related duties as instructed or required.


    Education:  Broad knowledge of contract administration, and a good sense of timing in negotiations- Bachelor’s degree in a related field, ie: business administration or accounting.


    Experience:  Over three years, up to and including five years, of progressive experience in contacts administration.



    All positions at Kaman Aerospace Group require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently, all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents ("green card holders") and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.


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