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Sr Spec, Subcontracts

Waco, Texas; Greenville, Texas; Plano, Texas; Rockwall, Texas

Job ID 10249
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Sr Spec, Subcontracts 

Job Code: 10249

Job Location: Waco, TX 76705, Greenville, TX, Rockwall, TX OR Plano, TX - 75-90% remote

Schedule: 9/80 REG

L3Harris is actively seeking for a Sr. Subcontracts Specialist – (Remote Eligible) for our facility located in Waco, TX 76705 for a permanent opportunity. This comes with full competitive benefits that start on day one. 

Job Description

  • Experienced professional with proficient knowledge of job area and practical knowledge of project management.
  • May manage projects or processes with general supervision.
  • Communicates with contacts inside and outside of own department to explain and interpret operational processes, practices, and procedures.
  • Recommends enhancements to systems and processes.
  • Works to achieve operational targets for specific programs and projects with moderate impact on departmental results.
  • Experienced with Defense Federals Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) and FAR standards
  • Experienced with DoD defense contracting knowledge
  • Experienced with Negotiation of Terms and Conditions

Essential Functions: 

  • Responsible for the procurement of subcontracts including the management of cost, schedule, and performance
  • Implement sourcing strategies, assesses supplier risk (including financial), and develops mitigation plans
  • Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders' conferences, analyzes, and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts
  • Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts
  • Tracks all Purchase Orders through reports, works matched exceptions, open commitments, receiving discrepancies, returns, supplier discrepancies, and problem reports/supplier corrective action responses. Interfaces with receiving and accounting to resolve issues
  • Meets established goals, objectives, and performance metrics and solves problems of increased scope and complexity where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors
  • Evaluate root cause and corrective action with suppliers on late delivery performance
  • Builds stable working relationships with manufacturing, quality engineers, material management and program office regarding subcontract demands by early involvement with programs and suppliers to determine risk mitigation actions for critical path.
  • Create purchase orders/subcontract files in compliance with all command media and necessary process disciplines for audits
  • Support Integrated Product Teams (IPT) through supply chain representative or as an active team member
  • Act as a mentor to lower-level peers and provide guidance on tasks.
  • Requires strong knowledge of job area. May have broad knowledge of project management.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Candidate must be able to work closely with team members and have a willingness to learn.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Position requires the candidate be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Security Clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • 1+ years experience giving presentations and discuss supplier risk mitigation.
  • 1+ years experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (FAR/DFARS)
  • 6+ years experience in developing requirements for proposals, drafting Subcontracts, and developing/ negotiating Terms and Conditions.
  • 6+ months experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)        

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Defense contracts development/administration experience.
  • Degree in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Business Administsation or related.
  • SAP system experience


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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