JBT Corporation

  • Contract Administrator

    Job Locations US-WI-Stratford
    Posted Date 5 days ago(5 days ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3394
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    General Admin & Mgmt
  • Overview

    A&B Process Systems, a business unit of JBT Corporation, is an industry leader in the design, fabrication, automation and installation of stainless steel process systems used in a variety of industries. At A&B Process Systems, our quality stainless steel process vessels, stainless steel process modules, skidded systems and process automation systems are all developed at one location in Stratford, Wisconsin. Our advanced 175,000 square-foot manufacturing facility is distributed over five physical plants. As a member of the JBT team, you will find that you are joining a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit.

     

    We have an immediate opportunity for a Contract Administrator.

     

    The Contract Administrator is responsible for administering contracts which involves drafting, reviewing, revising and analyzing contracts with customers and vendors, as well as implementing systems to accurately track the fulfillment of contractual obligations.  The ideal candidate will be detail oriented with excellent organization and communication skills.  This position is responsible for maximizing business unit margins and mitigating business unit risk in concert with the Sales, Project Management, Purchasing, Estimating and Installation teams.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with internal resources in the preparation, review, and revision of contracts for sale of equipment, materials and services.
    • Review and negotiate contracts, purchase orders, change orders and amendments, non-disclosure/confidentiality agreements, and other agreements with customers for conformity to business unit contract requirements.
    • Review and negotiate contracts and terms and conditions including change orders and amendments with vendors
    • Work with sales, estimating and legal teams to ensure that contract language provides proper risk mitigation and meets company contract guidelines.
    • Maintain customer and vendor contract databases to include all agreements and other applicable negotiated documentation.
    • Act as liaison between business unit and customer when applicable.
    • Utilize external resources, such as legal, when needed.
    • Develop and prepare weekly reports on the status of contracts.
    • Analyze contracts, purchase orders and terms and conditions in the event of customer warranty claims, back-charges, and other claims to deny false claims.
    • Coordinate with Accounting to ensure proper billing and collection of contractual revenue.
    • Extensive experience with Word and Adobe/PDF documentation is required.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    A Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Business Law or other appropriate Business field required, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the preparation, negotiation, administration and monitoring of contracts.  

     

    Possesses a technical aptitude and the ability to work with technical staff.  An understanding of financial statements is required along with knowledge of purchasing principles, practices and governing ordinances.  The ideal candidate will also possess knowledge of professional engineering services and/or construction contract services.

     

    Experience in custom manufacturing/fabrication or related field with exposure to markets targeted by A&B is highly desirable.

     

    This is a results-orientated position.  Successful candidates must be focused on increasing sales, meeting the needs of the customers while meeting business unit risk mitigation and  financial objectives.

     

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org

    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.

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