Contracts Manager

Location: Fort Wayne, IN

We are currently seeking a Contracts Manager for an excellent career opportunity in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The Contracts Manager will be responsible for overseeing the entire subcontract process, from initial sourcing and acquisition strategy development to contract execution and closeout.

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Job Overview:

  • Lead all aspects of major subcontract execution, ensuring cost, schedule, technical, and quality requirements are met
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in contract types, government proposals, and negotiation
  • Manage subcontractors and mitigate program risks
  • Review technical statements of work to ensure clarity and consistency
  • Stay up-to-date on FAR/DFAR requirements, international trade compliance, and supply chain strategies
  • Utilize problem-solving skills and data analysis to resolve issues
  • Collaborate with other functions including Contracts, Program Management, Finance, and Engineering
  • Report to Program Manager, Business Development, and Supply Chain Leadership
  • Analyze program changes and effectively communicate them to stakeholders
  • Work closely with SCMs, Program Management, and Technical personnel on proposals and subcontracts
  • Familiarity with Intellectual Property (IP) and Patent requirements
  • Identify process improvements and develop supply chain risk mitigation strategies
  • Ability to travel as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience (or equivalent)
  • At least 7 years of experience in Procurement and/or Subcontracts
  • Proficient with MRP systems software
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • DoD Clearance is preferred
  • Attention to detail and excellent communication skills
  • Experience as Cost Account Manager for Subcontracts
  • Lean Six Sigma experience is a plus


  • Competitive salary
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Comprehensive family care and benefits
  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave
  • Discount Platform

Industry: Supply Chain, Aerospace, Department of Defense

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