Textron Supply Chain Contracts Senior Professional in Fort Worth, Texas

Supply Chain Contracts Senior Professional


Responsible for establishing optimal long-term and high-dollar procurement contracts that enable a commodity team to achieve its strategic objectives. Such contracts represent the outgrowth of a defined commodity strategy, and the Commodity Contracting Specialist works directly with the Commodity Manager and Commodity Analyst to design and manage a contracting approach that will place a large majority of commodity spend on LTC with a rationalized supply base that delivers superior cost and availability.

Primary activities of the Commodity Contracting Specialist include evaluating current and existing suppliers for fit with strategic purchasing contracts, preparing and issuing requests for proposal (RFPs), and facilitating the bid evaluation and down-selection process. The Commodity Contracting Specialist also prepares negotiation strategies and conducts contract negotiations, employing cost scenario models, contracting strategy techniques, and negotiation support tools to advance the commodity’s key supply chain objectives, and finalizes contract awards. In all activities, the Commodity Contracting Specialist ensures compliance with all government contracting regulations and internal administrative requirements.


Bachelor's degree in Business or related field.

Working knowledge of FAR and DFAR

Demonstrated and strong data analysis skills

Strong computer skills in database theory and execution

Excellent oral and written skills

Experience in Microsoft Office including but not limited to PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access.

5-8 years relevant professional experience.

Experience with strategic sourcing strategy and techniques, financial analysis, cost analysis of commodity, Raw Materials, service, etc.

Experience and understanding of direct/indirect commodity pricing.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree.

Knowledge and/or experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations). Leadership and team building skills essential to success; experience working on cross-functional teams; understanding of procurement and supply chain management.


Candidate will be required to have strong computer and analytical skills. Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills. Strong business acumen. Experience applying Six Sigma / Lean Principles / Tools a plus.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S.

Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Textron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job Supply Chain

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 262635