Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Sr. Subcontracts Administrator in Orlando, Florida


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace in Orlando, Florida is seeking a Sr. Subcontracts Administrator .

We are looking for a diverse, motivated, flexible and experienced candidate who has demonstrated success managing subcontracts including services and complex Aerospace or Department of Defense components.

The team member we seek knows how to manage suppliers through a full production program.

In this role, you will be negotiating/managing subcontractors, analyzing supplier proposals, performing price/cost analysis, creating and maintaining CPSR compliant procurement files, supporting proposals, solving procurement roadblocks, reporting status to upper management and the customer, and making independent decisions that lead to program successes.In addition, you will work with multiple functional departments and will have high visibility within the organization. This is an exciting opportunity to manage complex subcontracts in support of national defense with the ability to make an immediate impact on the business.

AR Coleman Aerospace produces complex single, two, and three stage launch vehicles used to support ballistic missile defense testing.

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What we can offer you:

Based in Central Florida our campus boasts year-round near-perfect weather. We are located 15 minutes south of downtown Orlando, a one hour drive from Cocoa Beach, just 15 minutes away from Disney and 5 minutes away from Universal Studios. With the many thousands of restaurants, dozens of golf courses, and numerous other attractions we are a prime location for your future workplace.

Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne (

Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday company closure, plus company paid holidays.

Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical , Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness

Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match

Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program

Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs

This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

The successful candidate will perform all subcontract duties related to the procurement of goods and services as required.

50% - Generation of Requests for Proposals, Proposal Evaluation, Source Selection, Negotiations, File Documentation, etc. within scope of authority.

15% - Analyzes requirements for sourcing.

15% - Develops new vendors as appropriate.

10% - Monitors Subcontract performance – ensuring our suppliers are compliant with the requirements (i.e. schedule, delivery, pricing and quality).

5% - Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of issue and takes corrective action.

5% - Approves and submits invoices for payment.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business or related discipline and at least six (6) years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).

Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have at least three (3) years of experience with DOD programs.

  • Must be able to travel as needed -15% of the time

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate with all levels of company and supplier management.

  • Ability to calculate amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages.Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and recommend/implement corrective actions.Knowledge of FAR/DFARS is mandatory.

  • Must be able to work effectively independently and as part of a team.Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.Deltek Costpoint experience desired.

  • Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.


Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions). While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

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).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

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Location US-FL-Orlando

Job ID 21170

Zip 32819

Category Procurement/Purchasing - Other