Physical Optics Corporation is a highly innovative tech company serving military and defense, homeland security, and selected commercial markets. POC is headquartered in Torrance, CA.
POC is seeking a Contracts Administrator to join POC’s Administrative Operations department. This position will perform a range of contract administration duties including negotiating contract terms and conditions, and managing routine and/or standard form contracts. The Contract Administrator will report to the Manager, Contracts.
Assists with the management of cost plus fixed fee and firm fixed price contracts
Advises management and technical teams of contractual rights and obligations
Reviews and/or prepares responses regarding proposals, and negotiates and processes contract modifications, extensions, and closeout documents
Negotiates and processes return merchandise authorizations (RMAs)
Interfaces with pricing, proposal, property, quality control and technical staff as needed
Maintains contractual historical data; enters contract data into POC databases
Issues charge numbers
Tracks and analyzes contract compliance both internally and externally
Prepares and distributes financial reports on contract performance and status
Interfaces directly with Government contracting officials
Supports Government negotiations
What we offer:
Competitive salary and outstanding benefits package
Performance driven, employee centric culture
Best in class managers who provide mentorship, engagement, and support
Ongoing career development that promotes continued education and learning
Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity, and an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Are you ready to bring your ideas, inspiration, and expertise to continue to propel aerospace and defense forward in ways once beyond imagination?
Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).
Physical Optics Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related discipline
1+ yr. of experience in a Contract Administration/Business Management/ Finance role within the Aerospace Industry or a Department of Defense contractor
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with management, employees, and suppliers
Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, & Outlook) as well as Adobe Acrobat
Familiarity with US Government regulations (FAR/DFAR) – preferred
Can be trusted to maintain confidentiality and adhere to company policies and Government acquisition laws and regulations
About Physical Optics Corporation
Imagine working in an environment where your professional contributions make a difference.
Physical Optics Corporation is a powerhouse of skilled scientists, engineers, and business professionals from all over the world. With a history spanning more than three decades, Physical Optics Corporation has developed a broad range of electronic, optoelectronic, and sensor systems for commercial & defense applications.
Headquartered in Torrance, CA, Physical Optics Corporation houses highly advanced, unique research laboratories as well as full production facilities.
We are dreamers and inventors who create technology that makes a difference in this world. If you are ready to explore your passion and make a difference, then Physical Optics Corporation is the place for you. –