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9 months ago
L-3 Canada Operations
Location: Burlington
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Sales & Purchasing
Category: Buyer
L3 WESCAM is an exciting company providing systems that capture stabilized, high-magnification images from fixed-wing, rotary-wing, UAV, aerostat and ground based platforms. From low-altitude tactical missions to long-range covert surveillance missions, images are transmitted in real-time to fixed and mobile receive locations for immediate interpretation. WESCAM's MX-Series of Electro-optic and Infrared (EO/IR), laser, surveillance and targeting systems provide unparalleled image stability and long-range detection capability to Defense/Military, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide. Our dominance of the airborne platform space has positioned us for explosive and game changing growth into ground-based markets.

WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools, alongside some of the best thought leaders in our industry, in an environment that values work/life balance. Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9/80 work schedule) in addition to regular vacation and public holidays, free on-site gym, free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, a strong focus on continuing education and much more. Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause. Our work has a direct link to saving people's lives and safeguarding freedom around the world. We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world!

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Tasks to be Accomplished

* Review and interpret newly accepted major contracts and prepare Contract Summaries for approval prior to distribution to internal departments

* Coordinate the acceptance of new contracts/purchase orders, complete customer acknowledgements and lead contract acceptance negotiations as required

* Perform or coordinate Order Entry tasks in Visual Manufacturing ERP system

* Liaise and correspond with Finance, banks, and customers with respect to letters of credit and guarantees

* Negotiate, prepare and submit documents in compliance with the LOC/LOG requirements

* Provide support to Program Management and Customer Service departments by providing guidance on international shipments with respect to logistics, VAT, duties, etc.

* Review terms and conditions and related documents and develop suggested responses to major or complex customer Request for Proposals (RFP)

* Develop and/or negotiate various agreements as required by the business (e.g. Non-Disclosures, Bailment, Licenses, Rental/ Lease Agreements, MOU/MOA, Teaming Agreements, etc.)

* Coordinate significant issues with Legal Counsel and/or L-3 Corporate Contracts, as applicable

* Provide support to Subcontracts by defining appropriate terms and prime contract flow down requirements

* Ensure preparation and submission of Offset or IRB reports and support Offset / Industry Canada IRB audits

* Identify and ensure submission of export documents / end use letters for assigned contracts

* Assist in the review and coordination of comments to new and modified Technical Assistance Agreements

* Perform other Contracts Department duties as assigned by the Director, Contracts

* Back-up to Director, Contracts



Skills Required

* Proficient understanding of regulations for Government procurements (SAAC, FAR, DFARS, DEFCONS, etc.)

* Sound understanding of financial and business risks related to terms and conditions

* Ability to develop sound risk assessments and create terms and conditions compliance matrix responses for complex or strategic proposals and during subsequent contract acceptance process

* Effective negotiation skills with senior stakeholders both internally and with external customers

* Excellent written and oral communication skills

* Strong organization skills and attention to detail

* Ability to handle multiple tasks and effectively balance priorities to meet deadlines

* Good Visual Manufacturing (or ERP) or related computer skills required

Experience & Education Requirements

* Community College or Undergraduate Degree in Business or business-related fields (e.g., Administration, Management, Finance, or International Business), or equivalent experience

* 5 - 10 years experience in Contracts or Subcontracts management involving Government contracts

* Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, MS Outlook, Word and Excel

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* L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

**Please note: L3 WESCAM has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities, both during the selection process as well as during employment.

CAN Security Clearance Required: Other

: Full-time

: Day - 1st

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: Division L-3 Wescam

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