TWG Recruiters have been engaged to find a Subcontracts Manager for an exciting career growth opportunity in Ft Wayne, IN.

The Subcontracts Manager is responsible for the overall life-cycle of a subcontract, from the initial sourcing and acquisition strategy development, through the solicitation, negotiation, award, cost and schedule management, subcontractor execution and closeout steps.

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  • Drive all aspects of major subcontract execution (cost, schedule, technical, quality) and full integration of the subcontract work scope within the program, e.g. proposals, negotiations, contract execution, etc.
  • Subject Matter Expert with advanced knowledge of contract types (i.e., FFP, Cost Reimbursement, T&M, CPFF, CPIF, etc.), government proposals and Basis of Estimate (BOE).
  • Subject Matter Expert with advanced negotiation skills, subcontractor management and program risk management experience.
  • Subject Matter Expert with advanced ability to review technical SOWs, understand work scope, and hold other functions accountable to provide clarity and eliminate ambiguity in SOW language and technical requirements.
  • Subject Matter Expert with advanced knowledge of FAR/DFAR requirements, Prime Contract flow downs, International Trade Compliance, ITAR, EAR,  Import/Export, General Provisions, Terms and Conditions, policies and procedures,  command media requirements, negotiations of legal documents, and supply chain strategies to improve KPIs and ROIs.
  • Expert at problem solving by leveraging experience and through analysis of data
  • Expert understanding of Subcontracts relationship with other functions such as Contracts, Program Management, Finance, Engineering, Quality, Business Development and others.
  • Accountable to Program Manager, Business Development, Supply Chain Leadership and Operations
  • Responsible to analyze diverse set of issues and challenging development program(s) changes and communicate effectively to Program(s) and Supply Chain Executive Leadership
  • Work closely with SCMs, Program Management and Technical personnel, to support/manage high-dollar value proposals and subcontracts
  • Experience with Intellectual Property (IP) and Patent requirements
  • Able to work directly with Technical Team(s) to identify processes, requirements, Statement of Works improvements and propose changes, to include Supply Chain risk mitigation strategies with possible cost savings/avoidance
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally if needed

Subcontracts Manager requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years of prior related experience.
  • 7+ years in Procurement and/or Subcontracts.
  • 7 years of experience using MRP systems software.
  • 5 years experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, WORD, Excel (including pivot tables, V-lookup, etc.), PowerPoint, etc.)
  • DoD Clearance is desired, but not required
  • Demonstrate a strong attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Possess excellent communication skills, quality commitment, customer focus, strong interpersonal skills and be adaptable
  • Experience as Cost Account Manager for Subcontracts managing budgets and sales forecasting
  • Lean Six Sigma experience.


  • Competitive salary
  • No-cap PTO
  • Extensive family care and benefits
  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave
  • Discount Platform

Industry: Supply Chain, Aerospace, DoD

Job Code: j-2575

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