Contract Adm - FSD Export Compliance

Parker Hannifin

Irvine, CA, USA

Full time

Customs and Trade Compliance


Sep 14

Parker Aerospace, an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation, is one of the world’s leading producers of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components for the aerospace industry. We design and build equipment for virtually every aircraft and aero engine being produced in the world today. In addition to game-changing technology, our customers look to us for shorter lead times, lower costs, higher reliability, and lifetime support. All coupled with the positive attitude and innovative thinking of a true business partner.

Parker Aerospace provides unmatched performance for both our customers and shareholders, built on a foundation of core company values. As a result, our business growth is impressive and consistent.  Best of all, our team members share in the success that results from that growth.

The Contract Admin position administers assigned contracts to ensure fulfillment of contractual obligations. Defines requirements, generates and provides input for proposals, negotiates pricing and terms, monitors contract performance and ensures compliance with contract requirements. Assists Export Compliance Manager with the management of Fluid Systems Division Export Program to assure compliance with U.S. Government laws and regulations, Parker policies and procedures, and standard and accepted export practices in the aerospace industry. May also include responsibilities for Order Management comprised of: Moderate order entry, schedule changes, portal management, creation of Demand Plan as part of Sales and Operation Plan (S&OP), customer communication and PO/Contract review and analysis.

  • Administers moderately complex contracts by analyzing performance requirements and customer purchase order requirements including those issued against Basic Contract Agreements and/or Long-Term Agreements. Analyses include performance to delivery schedules, pricing, terms and conditions and other contract provisions.
  • Determines technically and commercially compliant proposal packages of moderate scope and complexity in response to contract or customer requirements. Evaluates performance requirements, delivery schedules, and estimates of costs of material, equipment, and labor hours.
  • Initiates the bid process by identifying requirements and coordinating input from other functions such as performance requirements, delivery schedules, and cost estimates. Develops responses to moderately complex requests for proposal (RFP) by reviewing bid process procedures, reviewing material, test and other requirements, and preparing appropriate responses. Prepares and submits proposals.
  • Negotiates contracts of moderate scope and complexity in accordance with legal and company regulations and policies. Negotiates price, terms and conditions, deliveries, and other business issues within scope of responsibility. Ensures contract provisions are clear and conform to company policy.
  • Investigates and resolves claims or complaints by collecting and analyzing information. Coordinates with relevant functions on technical and/or quality issues, data requirements, and other business as applicable.
  • Monitors contract financial performance and delivery status and determines the need for contract amendments or extensions. Determines when customer directed changes are out-of-scope.
  • Acts as the point of contact with the customer on assigned contracts and participates in customer presentations.
  • Supports export compliance administration or represent the site or division for implementation of export compliance actions.
  • Maintains current professional and technical knowledge and may participate in professional associations (e.g., the National Contract Management Association (NCMA or the International Association of Commercial Contract Management).
  • Complies with federal, state, and aerospace industry regulations; ensures adherence to requirements and advises management on needed actions.
  • Utilizes lean principles to develop and implement standard work.

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Business Administration or a related discipline. Contract management certification preferred e.g., National Contract Management Association (NCMA); International Association of Commercial Contract Management (IACCM).
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through two or more years of experience in contract administration or a directly related field.
  • Knowledge of contract administration principles, industry practices, regulations, and policies. Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to contract administration, export control, commercial contracting, and/or government contracting, if applicable.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of corporate and division policies and administrative procedures.
  • Proficient in the uses of standard business applications software and specialized in-house and customer systems.
  • Ability to work within general work objectives regarding projects and team goals.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies and moderately complex contract terms and conditions, and recommend changes to procedures.
  • Ability to respond to significant inquires or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to effectively negotiate contracts to obtain the best prices and most favorable terms and conditions for follow-on requirements.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present information to team members, team leaders, and top management.

Additional Comments:

The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.


Please note that the salary range information is only applicable for California. Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $68,460 - $114,101.

This role is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which requires the incumbent to be either a US citizen, lawful permanent resident [“green card” holders], or have refugee or asylee status).

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This position is subject to meeting export compliance eligibility requirements.

(“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

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Drug-Free Workplace

In accordance with Parker’s policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

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