Position: Contracts and Compliance Manager
Location: Montville, NJ
Job Id: 906-430-22-R
\# of Openings: 1
Marotta Controls, Inc. is one of the fastest growing technology businesses in New Jersey, specializing in the design, development, and production of precision control components and systems. Founded in 1943, Marotta has been at the forefront of Aerospace & Defense milestones for over 75 years from breaking the sound barrier on the Bell X-1 and landing the first man on the moon to playing a critical role on today's advanced U.S Navy platforms as well as the emerging commercial pace industry.
Our products and expertise range from high performance valves to complete sub-systems that integrate electronic controls, actuators, and power conversion systems. We have received over 200 patents for our technologies and support the most demanding applications found on military aircraft, tactical systems, submarines, surface ships, satellites and space launch vehicles. Our teams have repeatedly been recognized for outstanding performance by some of the most prestigious organizations in the world including The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, NASA & Northrop Grumman.
Contracts & Compliance Manager
This position reports to the Vice President of Contracts and is responsible for developing and executing contracts and export compliance procedures in accordance with applicable regulations for U.S. Government contractors. As a leader of the company, the Contracts and Compliance Manager is also responsible for developing and maintaining a team of contracts specialists and associates to facilitate a variety of contractual activities including: contract review, negotiation support, establishing non-disclosure agreements, and providing general awareness for compliance matters across the company.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree (B.A., or B.S.) from an accredited college or Paralegal Certification required, advanced degree in business or related field highly desirable
10+ years of Contracts Administration and related experiences, preferably in a defense industry manufacturing environment
Ability to draft moderate non-routine contractual instruments and facilitate more complex agreements, when needed, via outside legal professional services
Working to excellent knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, coupled with the ability to identify required improvement to established policies and to communicate implementation procedures to others
Working to expert knowledge of contracting concepts, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), applicable FAR, DFARS, other federal procurement supplements law and regulations, and applicable international contract law and export regulations
Strong analytical and communication skills along with good presentation, leadership and management skills
Excellent internal and external negotiation skills
Proven ability to lead and close complex negotiations requiring Current Cost or Pricing Data and TINA certification
Experience dealing with the US Government and major industry defense & aerospace companies
Strong verbal/written communication skills required for multi-faceted interactions with all levels of personnel within the organization, as well as any and all outside agents
Highly computer literate, with MS Office/PC expertise, and demonstrated experience with applicable systems, programs, equipment, etc.
Must be a US Citizen
Essential or Primary / Key Responsibilities:
Supports the activity of entry- to mid-level contract professionals in the review and preparation of routine contract documents in accordance with corporate policy
Reviews complex solicitations and prepares a specialized and/or non-routine response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications
Develops, negotiates, administers, and closes-out assigned lower-tier agreements and modifications of all types and classifications in compliance with Federal regulations, Marotta policy and procedures, and prime award terms and conditions.
Works with Supply Chain, Business Development, Program and Contract Managers to identify, solicit and evaluate Subcontractors that meet proposal/contract requirements. Reviews RFP and advises staff on RFP subcontract requirements. Negotiates and executes NDAs and teaming agreements. Ensures cost reasonableness of lower-tier pricing through competition by preparing and issuing subcontractor solicitations, analyzing subcontractor proposals, documenting subcontractor selection and cost/price analysis, and providing award guidance.
Manage Government Property system to include government audits
Support Conflict Minerals and Obsolescence programs
Analyzes significant and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms, and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and business unit procedures
The focal point for communications on resolution of contract issues and disputes
A general understanding of the business case and an appreciation of financial and analytical issues
Coordinates training on the implementation of U.S. government regulations and ethics awareness
Advise and support leadership in implementation of company code of ethics and standards of conduct, evaluating ethics issues and establishing and enforcing ethics policies and practices
Identify contractual risks and issues and provide mitigation strategies and/or alternatives during the proposal and contract negation stage
Manage the review, drafting, redlining, and negotiation of contracts and terms and conditions
Additional Duties / Responsibilities:
Abide by all safety, quality, housekeeping and company policies/procedures to ensure compliance to all regulatory and internal system requirements.
Contribute to a positive and cooperative work environment through effective communication at all levels internal and external to the organization
Actively participate in team meetings, improvement initiatives/programs, etc. and support actions to drive company initiatives/goals
Assist in the training of personnel to perform required technical tasks (as directed)
Consistently demonstrate commitment to company values
Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant problems.
Assume responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.
Ensure that work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.
Complete special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required.
This job interacts both in a professional office environment and a manufacturing/machine shop environment. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, as well as environments inclusive of the appropriate eye, hearing and foot protection (as required).
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are 9 hours Monday - Thursday and 4 hours on Friday. After hours or weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Some travel may be required for this position (5-10%)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see, and hear.
The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and to use hands to finger, handle or feel
The employee is regularly required to stand, sit at length, walk, and move about the facility.
The employee may be required to lift and/or move items weighing up to 25 pounds.
We offer a highly competitive compensation package for this outstanding position plus a quarterly bonus along with a full range of top quality benefits and employee services including: medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability income insurance programs, 401k retirement plans with company match, generous tuition aid program, paid vacation, sick and personal days, paid holidays and flexible work hours with compressed work week options. We recognize and reward our employee's accomplishments and host several employee engagement events per quarter.
This position is at our Montville, NJ corporate offices location.
Many of our contracts require proof that you are a U.S. citizen and/or that an export license has been obtained for employees who are citizens of certain countries. Your employment, both initially and continually thereafter, is conditioned on production of such proof of citizenship and/or any export license that may be required to comply with any and all applicable laws, regulations, or executive orders, or required by Federal, State, or local government contracts.
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At Marotta Controls, we believe the success of our company lies in our people. In turn, we offer excellent opportunities for enthusiastic individuals to further their career.
For the professional, Marotta Controls is a place where you work in an advanced technical environment, where your creativity is challenged, and your performance is rewarded. Although we employ professionals with many diverse skills, we most often have opportunities for Mechanical, Electrical and Design Engineers, Quality Engineers, CAD Designers, Program Managers and Buyers.
Additionally we seek to employ skilled craft workers such as Machinist (both conventional and CNC), Inspectors, Assemblers and Technicians in numerous job categories and skills to turn state-of-the-art designs into hardware of the highest quality performing critical functions in Aerospace and Defense applications.