Kaman Corporation

  • Contract Coordinator

    Location : Location US-KS-Wichita
    Requisition ID
    Kaman Aerospace
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    4 days ago(2/12/2020 3:40 PM)
  • Overview

    Responsible for administering a variety of contracts of medium to large dollar value and technical complexity with various U.S. Government agencies, aerospace OEM’s, or other industrial firms, both domestic and international customers.  Responsible for the daily interaction with customers, organization, maintenance and administration of customer purchase orders through entry into the company’s computer systems.  Administer all aspects of standard contracts.  Support business development efforts by working closely with Sales, Marketing and Business Development personnel.  Ensure contractual compliance through communication with customers and internal personnel, directly or through Marketing or Business Development personnel.  Administer contract compliance and performance to specifications.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Assists with proposal submittal, review prices, schedules, terms and conditions with customers of assigned proposals, ensuring terms are fair and acceptable to management.
    2. Coordinates activities with appropriate departments within Kaman Composites Wichita.  Concerned with the proposal(s) in order to arrive at an acceptable contract. 
    3. Assist with review of terms and conditions with Contracts prior to proposal submittal, to identify liability and risk management issues.
    4. Screens all requests for quotations and identifies clauses requiring validation or exception.
    5. Ensures final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations.
    6. Assists with the issuing of new sales orders upon signing of contract; describes work to be performed, delivery schedules, any unusual terms or conditions of the contract to ensure all terms and conditions are met.
    7. Evaluates contract performance to determine the necessity for amendments or extensions of

                contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations.

    1. Submits and negotiates changes or modifications to contract as requested by the customer or as desired by the company.
    2. Maintains communication to ensure timely contract execution by parties – internal and external.
    3. Ability to use PC computers and have a strong command of Microsoft software – Word and Excel, PowerPoint, and others as needed. Strong command of Powerpoint required.  Use company computer systems, i.e. AS400, etc.


    1. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or other business-related field preferred.
    2. Related experience in contracts administration in a federal and/or aerospace contracting environment or previous customer service experience is preferred. Education with business-related experience will be considered.
    3. Experience should be in both U.S. Government military and/or commercial contracting.
    4. Strong command of computer skills is required:
    5. All Microsoft Office software used by the company
    6. All related company systems – will be trained in these systems.
    7. Strong command of Powerpoint required
    8. Experience with positions requiring multiple priorities and the need to organize work
    9. Previous negotiating experience is preferred


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