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Lenco Industries
10 Betnr Industrial Drive
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Phone:413-443-7359
Fax:413-443-2419
Website: lencoarmor.com

Company Description:
Lenco is the nation’s leading designer and manufacturer of Tactical Armored Security Vehicles for Response and Rescue missions. We serve all Law Enforcement, Military and Government security agencies and are a prominent supplier both domestically and internationally. Lenco is a privately-held, family-owned company in business since 1981. We have 110 employees and three manufacturing facilities in Pittsfield, MA. with nearly 160,000 sf of factory and office space. Lenco armored vehicles are in all the top US cities and in use in over 45 countries around the world. Our business is growing and we are expanding to meet worldwide demand. Please visit www.LencoArmor.com to learn more.

Additional Business Name: Lenco Industries

Contracts Manager
To Commensurate With Experience
Pittsfield
Full Time
Manufacturing/Production
Bachelor's Degree
Required
3+
Required

The Contracts Manager will be responsible for the complete Contract Life Cycle in support of prospective and active government contracts and sales agreements.  Key responsibilities include ensuring that Lenco is in compliance with FAR and DFAR terms and conditions, executing contract change management and monitoring contract performance.

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

·         Monitor and ensure compliance with US and international government contracts

·         Assist in the management of GSA, HIRE and Municipal Bids processing

·         Bid submission review, evaluation and approval, identifying any potential compliance issues

·         Manage ITAR (International Traffic In Arms Regulations compliance)

o    Must maintain “Empowered Official” Status

·         Review and negotiate terms and conditions during the Pre- and Post-award stages of the acquisition and procurement process

·         Lead Contract Change Management

·         Review contract in partnership with Government Sales Manager and Sales Administration

·         Monitor contract performance and requirements, communicating and coordinating all requirements

·         Coordinate with Supply Chain to facilitate domestic and international freight arrangements

·         Work with VP of Finance to ensure Compliance, Conditions and Payment Terms for all letters of credit

·         Coordinates inspection and acceptance of vehicles prior to shipping to customers or conventions

·         Serve as ITPSO (Insider Threat Program Senior Official)

·         Undertake relevant training and development as required

·         Coordinates travel arrangements for shows and seminars for participating Lenco employees

·         Maintains reports on monthly armor schedule; sales forecast; weekly vehicle build schedule

 

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

·         Adhere to and carry out existing work practices, procedures and policies

·         Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate

·         Understand and comply with safety and environmental policies

·         Exercises discretion and individual judgement with respect to Company matters

·         Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience

 REQUIRED EDUCATION:

·         BA in Business or related field

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

·         Strong inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate and articulate business goals, company policies, term and conditions.

·         Basic accounting experience

·         Excellent Communication skills

·         Ability to work with a diverse customer base

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

·         Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently while maintaining scheduled deadlines

·         Excellent listening skills

·         Ability to follow directions

·         Ability to maintain focus

·         Meet deadlines

·         Reading abilities required

·         Attention to detail

·         Ability to write and comprehend contracts and contract language

·         Creative problem solving

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

·         Must be able to pass physical exam

·         Ability to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.

·         Extended periods of sitting, standing, bending

·         Vision a minimum 20/40 with or without corrective lenses

·         Good hearing

 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

Lenco Industries supports and complies with all Federal and State Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) requirements.  All employees are required to comply with and participate in all Lenco Industries’ SHE programs.  Safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Working safely is a precondition of employment.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.