Government Contracts Manager

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  • Elmore, OH
  • 27 Apr, 2020

Job Description

OVERVIEW Simply stated, Materion makes advanced materials that improve the world. We are a global leader in creating innovative, high performance engineered material solutions and services for a wide range of growth industries: high-tech consumer electronics , telecommunications , commercial aerospace , defense , medical , automotive , and many more. Our products, services and expertise help enable our customers' technologies. We supply sophisticated thin film coatings for hard disk drives, specialty inorganic chemicals for solar energy panels, bio-compatible materials for implantable medical devices, specialty alloys for miniature consumer electronics components, optical filters for thermal imaging, critical components for infrared sensing technology, special materials for LEDs and much more. As the world's only integrated "mine-to-mill" supplier of beryllium-based products, we also offer beryllium, specialty engineered beryllium alloys and beryllium composites. In 2016, we generated approx. $1B in revenue. As a team of 2,500 associates, we partner with customers in more than 50 countries. In early 2017, Materion closed on an exciting new acquisition that expands our footprint in the U.S., Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit our website at and check out our video " Materion Is " along with other videos of our employees sharing what it means for them to work at Materion. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Materion on social media. JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE Support the development and enhancement of Materion's government contracts compliance requirements and procedures relative to direct U.S. Government and U.S. defense contractor sales accounts and associated activities. The Government Contracts Manager is responsible for coordinating and submitting major contract proposals as well as assisting in development of policies and procedures. This includes maintaining a complete and current understanding of all relevant government procurement regulations, providing guidance on contractual interpretation to all disciplines in the Performance Alloys and Composites (PAC) Division, making recommendations and/or setting negotiation goals, objectives, and strategy, proper administration of government contracts, subcontracts, and government sales orders, participating as an integral part of the project team for on-going contracts, establishing a subcontract managements system and negotiating subcontracts for the Fabrication Solutions group, Ensures projects are compliant with Materion and U.S. Government requirements. Also, this individual is responsible for day-to-day administration of information and procedures for administering of contractual compliance issues. ESSENTIAL DUTIES .and.amp; RESPONSIBILITIES * Interprets the FAR and the DFARS, applicable supplements, contract terms and conditions. Maintains a complete and current understanding of those regulations in order to timely administer contracts between Materion and its customers. * Builds and maintains active database program for review and compliance for all contracts. Database to include FAR and DFARS regulations, along with other federal regulations, * Interprets regulations as they apply to specific contracts and is responsible for raising awareness to these additional regulations for all parties involved with the contract. * Works closely with Contracts Administrators, Customer Service Representatives and engineering personnel to perform contract review and manage contractual flow down requirements for quotation and sales order generation. * Coordinates the preparation of major contract proposals through extensive verbal and written communication in response to customer inquiries. * Responsible for recommending and/or negotiating pricing on major proposals, i