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Textron Contract Specialist in Augusta, Georgia

Contract Specialist


  • Manage supplier relationships for assigned groups and act as primary point of contact.

  • Lead efforts to identify and implement supplier cost reductions.

  • Assist in the selection and management of new and current suppliers.

  • Perform make vs buy analysis to determine optimal chain of supply for materials and suppliers.

  • Support procurement team to address supplier delivery and quality issues.

  • Source materials for new product launches and product model changes.

  • Support the supplier transition process by allocating work from an external supplier to in house production or vice versa.

  • Coordinate Request for Quote packages with supply base to ensure premium pricing for materials.

  • Prepare, negotiate, and document all supplier business contracts of behalf of TSV for assigned groups.

  • Manage materials projects by using problem solving techniques, data from factory information system, and lean manufacturing concepts.

  • Report metrics to internal and external stakeholders regularly.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or related field required

  • Years of Experience: 2 or more years of experience required

  • Software Knowledge: SAP and Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to understand and interpret technical illustrations in a mathematical diagram and apply mathematical concepts and operations

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-Georgia-Augusta

Recruiting Company Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 295903