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Textron Principal Subcontracts Specialist in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Principal Subcontracts Specialist


Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with the program team on review and risk analysis of solicitations and terms and conditions.

  • Assist in the review of subcontracts prior to approval to ensure all agreements are incorporated.

  • Serve as primary interface with customer for funding and subcontract mods.

  • Support both internal and external audit teams, including Accounting, Textron Audit Services, DCMA and DCAA.

  • Review cost proposals, maintain cost and pricing data records for TINA compliance, support fact-finding and DCAA audits, and support negotiations.

  • Experience with Strategic Sourcing and negotiating various long term and subcontract types and associated terms, including Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Time and Material (T&M), Cost Plus (CP) using Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Definite Delivery/Definite Quantity (DDDQ) and Requirements contracts

  • Prepare and coordinate business correspondence, generate required subcontract-related reports, and maintain accurate and complete subcontract files and records for the company.

  • Participate in program reviews, monitor program performance (schedules, deliverables, funding, invoicing, and payments), and notify program managers or directors of potential non-compliances or other problems that could have an adverse impact on the company.

  • Identify and administer subcontract changes and coordinate resolution of subcontract issues.

  • Actively administer the closeout of completed subcontracts.

  • Ensure subcontract management activities are conducted in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations, and customer requirements.

  • Perform other subcontract-related duties as assigned.



Master’s Degree with 5 years of experience in a related field such as supply chain, procurement, contracts or program management. Or Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years of experience in a related field such as supply chain, procurement, contracts or program management.

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of applicable US Government contractual requirements such as FAR/DFAR, FAR Part 15 acquisition process, and contract types.

  • Thorough knowledge of subcontracting practices, accounting, finance, pricing and estimating principles, and business law.

  • Familiarity with ITAR and US import and export regulations.

  • Ability to interface with all departments, management levels and customers.

  • Motivated individual willing to learn and apply independent decision making.

  • Solid oral/written communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple work assignments and meet critical deadlines.

  • High integrity and an unyielding commitment to compliance.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Personal computer skill proficiency.

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Supply Chain

Primary Location US-Massachusetts-Wilmington

Recruiting Company Textron Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 302956