Windsor, Connecticut

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Contract Support is responsible for preparing, examining, analyzing, and revising contracts for the sale of machine tools. This position strives to ensure the highest level of quality and customer satisfaction.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare contract change notices and monitor contractor performance, including the reporting and status of contractor and distributor deliverables.
  • Maintain an audit file for each contract which will include original contract, all correspondence, changes/deviations, amendments, clarifications and payment schedules.
  • Prepare and disseminate information to appropriate employees regarding contract status.
  • Ensure contract is in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Provide contract summaries and ensure contract execution is in accordance with company policy.
  • Communicate with both external and internal customers such as customer service and sales, personnel and other internal departments.
  • Track authorizations and correspondence to completion.
  • Maintain detailed and organized files.
  • Analyze and mitigate risks regarding deadlines, payment terms, prioritizing, and determining potential issues in the contract processes.
  • Track purchase orders, payments, and deadlines.
  • Develop and maintain partner relationships with our machine tool vendors and other third party vendors.
  • Ensure customer commitments are executed as planned and exhibit ownership of problems, including coordinating with appropriate departments when necessary for resolution of problems to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensure that they are communicated and implemented within the team.
  • Participate in meetings, seminars, and training sessions to stay apprised of new developments in the field.
  • Stay abreast of vendor products and new technology, and implement as appropriate.
  • Maintain basic knowledge of product lines represented by the company.

 

Other Functions:

  • Perform related duties as required

 

The duties listed above are intended only as illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar or a logical assignment to the position.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related discipline is required.
  • 2 years of contract administration background is required.
  • 2 years of accounting background is required.
  • Minimum three years of experience in business related field preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • Ability to use mathematics to solve problems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups, both professional and non-professional, co-workers, management personnel, the public and others.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to think quickly, assess a situation and make a sound decision.
  • Solid written and verbal communication, listening, organization and priority setting skills required.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts.
  • Understand and be aware of contract policies.
  • Ability to perform job with integrity and values consistent with the Morris Group Values.

 

Mental and physical requirements:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be highly mobile, able to access all areas of the premises.
  • Ability to concentrate and remain focused while handling multiple tasks, responsibilities and projects.
  • Ability to sit for prolonged period of times.
  • Must be able to perform bending, twisting, stooping, reaching and lifting of moderate to heavy weight material up to 25 lbs. with assistance from equipment or other employees.
  • Ability to frequently use hands and arms to finger and reach.
  • Vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to keep his/her composure with the public and co-workers in everyday, stressful situations.

 

Morris Group, Inc. offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits packages, and tuition reimbursement. 

 

Morris Group, Inc., including all operating subsidiaries, is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class.

Windsor, Connecticut

Morris Group, Inc., the largest machine tool distribution network in North America, is a third generation, family owned and operated business that serves manufacturers of precision machined parts in the United States. It is distinguished by its reputation for providing excellent customer service, longtime partnerships with leading builders, and financial strength.

Morris Group’s history dates to 1941 with the founding of The Robert E. Morris Company which continues to thrive today as one of Morris Group’s fourteen independently managed operating divisions.

 

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