The position will be providing contract administration and negotiation support for the sale of military vehicles and aftermarket services, or, is responsible for maintaining records on U.S. Government new and Recap HMMWV contracts, preparing reports, internal RFP’s, foreign military sales (FMS) cases, etc. Responsible for preparing proposals for new and Recap vehicles, vehicle changes, ECPs and negotiating the changes with the Government. Responsible for all FMS P&A’s, proposals, firm prices and modifications incorporating vehicles and special equipment. This position also supports DCAA Government Furnished Property audits and compliance The position is located at AM General's corporate headquarters' in South Bend, Indiana.
The position is responsible for the daily processing of orders and requests for quote/proposal from international customers for both new vehicle and aftermarket services, including the handling of certain key customer accounts,
Prepare FMS & US Proposals, Program Issues for discussion, ECPs, Charts, and other reports.
Reviews Solicitations and prepares internal Request for Proposal documents and distributes throughout other AM General departments.
Prepares proposals and submits proposals to the government following management approval.
Responsible for preparing and maintaining various internal reports concerning sales to contract, proposal pipeline, open orders, etc.
Responsible for the preparation of proposals, as well as monitoring proposal and order status and identifying cost-saving opportunities.
The ability to travel internationally or domestically will occasionally be required, sometimes with short notice.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
A bachelor's degree from a college or university is required. An advance degree (M.S. or M.B.A.) is preferred, but not required.
Five to eight years of prior experience with international contracting, either on the "sell" or "buy" side is preferred
In lieu of international experience it requires a broad knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFAR/DPAS) and U.S. Government contract administration policies and procedures.
Proficiency with MS Office Products, especially PowerPoint and Excel.
Familiarity with SAP is a plus.
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize your workload with minimal supervision is a must.
About AM General
Company Overview:AM General LLC, headquartered in South Bend, Ind., with major facilities in nearby Mishawaka, Ind., Livonia, Mich., Franklin, Ohio, and offices in Arlington, Va., designs, engineers, manufactures, supplies and supports specialized vehicles for military and commercial customers worldwide.Through its Military business, the company is recognized as a world leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing and support of Light Tactical Vehicles, having produced and sustained more than 300,000 vehicles in over 60 countries.AM General’s growing Commercial business includes three wholly owned subsidiaries: diesel engine manufacturer General Engine Products, automatic transmission manufacturer General Transmission Products, and Mobility Ventures, designer and manufacturer of the acclaimed MV-1, the only American made vehicle specifically engineered from the ground up in support of wheelchair users and people with disabilities. AM General is also proud to have been selected by Mercedes-Benz to be its only contract manufacturer in the United States, producing the R-Class vehicle in Mishawaka, Ind.AM General has more than six decades of experience meeting the changing needs of... the defense and automotive industries, supported by its employees in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio, and a strong supplier base that stretches across 43 states.