Contract Administration Pricing Manager

Organization: The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

Posted: 2020/10/14

Title: Contract Administration Pricing Manager

Location: Summerville, South Carolina
Dept.: Operations
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Status/Shift: Full-Time/M-F
Salary: Equivalent with knowledge, skills, and experience

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is a successful manufacturing social enterprise, with over 60 years of experience in precision machining, that is committed to making jobs accessible to individuals who are blind. Our manufacturing operations center on producing an array of machined parts and plastic injection molding for various aerospace manufacturers, as well as a host of office products and hydration equipment sold to the Federal Government under the AbilityOne Program. The Lighthouse offers Contract Management Support closeout services for commercial, federal, and military customers. We also run a Contact Center, which places and receives inbound and outbound calls for a large span of assorted clients. Lastly, we operate eight AbilityOne Base Supply Centers (BSCs) up and down the west coast that offer easy customer access to Lighthouse products, direct feedback and communication with customers, and employment opportunities for individuals who are blind in geographic areas not served by larger nonprofit agencies.

If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic and engaged social enterprise that values: Accessibility, Accountability, Communication, Community, Confidentiality, Respect, Safety, Teamwork, Training, and Upward Mobility, you are encouraged to apply for the below position.

To manage activities related to processing contracts and purchase orders from the initial inquiry to order fulfillment.
Coordinate the review of contracts between all departments from draft to final documents.
Manage contracts team in the day to day processes from order
entry to responding customer communication to include report on order status, request for quotes or requests for shipment tracking date.
Verify all
required documentation is completed to assure process control.
Monitor MRP orders, process orders, manage customer complaints if needed, status for
customer order, pull reports to review customer ordering history.
Conducts market surveys and pricing negotiations.
Coordinates PL pricing request
to insure optimal price levels are maintained in accordance with AbilityOne regulations.
Audit procedures for adherence to standards.
Detects and
resolves problems and confers with operations team as needed.
Immediately notify supervisor and/or Safety Manager of any safety and health concerns
and problems.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements: (equivalent education and/or experience)
High school degree or equivalent required.
College degree in Business Administration, preferred.
Experience in Government contracting and pricing.
Strong sense of responsibility, initiative and teamwork.
Strong PC skills are required. (Spreedsheets, word processing, data analysis, MRP).
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with strong organization skills required.
Ability to follow clear instructions and provide prompt feedback or results.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to work schedule as assigned.

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, creed, color. National origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document forms upon hire.

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Name: Shawn Dobbs

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