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Contract Specialist - Barberton

Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Barberton, OH, US

Company: BWX Technologies

 

Contract Specialist - BWX Technologies, Inc. – Barberton, Ohio

 

BWXT is currently seeking a Contract and Proposal Specialist for its Barberton, OH location!

 

 Job Description/Duties:

  • Responsible for all aspects of proposal preparation (from inquiry receipt until successful conclusion of negotiations) and submission for potential projects to ensure that bids are responsive, competitive, and complete.
  • Learn and maintain knowledge of Terms and Conditions and various Federal Regulations (FAR, DFAR, ACR).
  • Interact and coordinate with customers and internal functions: Engineering, Purchasing, Estimating, Project Management, Legal, etc. during bidding and contracting phases (lead BWXT negotiating team for new contracts).
  • Negotiate all aspects of contracts.
  • Review all purchase orders and purchase order agreements.
  • Maintain positive customer relations and marketing efforts directed toward maximizing quotation opportunities.
  • Review and interpret customer’s bid specification. Alert internal personnel to potential concerns.
  • Identify and evaluate associated risks with proposed projects and address these factors with management.
  • Learn all aspects of quote process.
  • Ensure complete and timely submission of responsive bids.
  • Lead BWXT team during Contract Closeout activities.

 

Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (ABET accredited) or Business Management/Administration.
  • No prior work experience required.
  • Two (2) years of related/comparable work experience is preferred.
  • Must possess strong time management, organization, and computer skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work on multiple tasks with superior attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Must have the ability to learn and retain knowledge of Government contract law, good business practices, accounting, scheduling, contracting techniques (negotiation and analytical skills) and technical competence.
  • Must have the ability to analyze estimates of costs for prospective work and determine the mark up and price strategy necessary to achieve and sustain profit goals; ability to learn all aspects of the business.
  • Knowledge of the company’s product, including similar operations, and business practices is beneficial.
  • Prior experience with Estimating (ProPricer) software is preferred.   
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.

 

Benefits:

The Contract Specialist will work a 9/80 work week while receiving market leading pay, paid time off, paid winter holiday shutdown, educational refund plan, medical, dental, and vision insurance options and service-based retirement contributions with additional 401k match.

 

 

As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment. 

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications. 

BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status. 

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

 

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Fortune 1000 and Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,700 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental restoration and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXT and learn more at www.bwxt.com.

 

 


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