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Associate Contract Administrator Job in Orrville, Ohio US

Associate Contract Administrator

MOOG INC. - Orrville, OH

Posted: 6/27/2021 - Expires: 9/25/2021

Job ID: 228833458


Job Description

Moog Space and Defense Group is the premier motion and flow control solutions provider for the following markets: satellites, human-rated space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, military ground vehicles, naval vessels, and security and surveillance. Emerging areas of focus include metal additive manufacturing, blockchain for supply chain, sensor integration, and propulsion test facilities.

Moog Flo-Tork is a premier manufacturer of pneumatic and hydraulic rack and pinion rotary actuators.  For more than 50 years, Moog Flo-Tork has been offering rack and pinion actuators with the broadest torque range in the industry and was the first to design rack and pinion actuators for use in steel mills, oil refineries, and natural gas compressor stations.


Working with our customers to match the proper product with the proper application, Moog Flo-Tork has gained a reputation for original approaches to motion design technology.  Engineers around the world rely on us to solve their critical motion control requirements.


Associate Contract Administrator in Moog's Space & Defense Group (Flo-Tork Location) you can expect to:


The Associate Contract Administrator reports to the Manager of Contracts and Programs. In some cases, the Associate Contract Administrator may receive program direction from Senior Contract Administrators or Senior Program Managers.


The primary focus of the incumbent is to ensure the integrity of Moog's contractual commitments. The Associate Contract Administrator monitors all activities related to meeting the company's performance objectives on assigned mature program contracts, interacts with Moog and customer personnel to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements to protect the company's legal position. When legal support or advice is required, the incumbent consults with Corporate Legal Counsel.



 Beginning with the receipt of a purchase order, the Associate Contract Administrator is responsible for review of the contract to ensure consistency with the Moog proposal, and for job order entry into the Moog production master schedule of MRP.

 The incumbent provides continual follow up on technical and delivery issues with engineering and manufacturing respectively, and coordinates other internal departmental activities required to support the contract.

 This position also requires coordination with functional disciplines to establish lead times consistent with contractual requirements for prototype and production hardware.

 The incumbent also assists with (1) forecast data that is also entered into the Moog MRP system for planning purposes, and (2) proposal preparation by acting as a proposal coordinator. If changes occur, which have an impact on the contract, the Contract Administrator must have the ability to interpret these from a technical, quality, and manufacturing perspective, formulate proposals, and function as Moog's contractual representative in negotiations.

 The Associate Contract Administrator must be prepared to learn a working knowledge of Moog's products, programs, organization, technical processes, MRP system, and accounting systems.

 A considerable amount of customer contact is required and occasional visits to customers are involved. The incumbent's expertise in handling these contacts and the general quality of the service provided by this function considerably influences the customer's attitude toward Moog.

 The incumbent must be capable of learning Moog and defense industry sales techniques and government procurement regulations, Moog manufacturing and engineering procedures, shipping and invoicing procedures, Moog's pricing policies and cost structuring, contract interpretation, and a feel for technical issues.

 The incumbent must have the ability to motivate and deal effectively with people both inside and outside the company.
All direct personal contact and correspondence must reflect a high caliber of intelligence, conciseness, clarity, and good English usage.

Basic Qualifications:

 At least an Associate degree (business administration or a technical discipline is preferred) and no related work experience.


 At least 5 years working experience in a related business environment and 6+ months of experience at a Moog site working with Contracts and customer RFQ's.


EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Associate's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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