DuPont Contract Administrator in New Century, Kansas

Contract Administrator (Job Number: 195546W-01)


The Contract Administrator is a leadership position reporting to the Plant Manager that is accountable and responsible for managing the contracting process. The CA is responsible for ensuring that contract administration policies and procedures are documented and that all CA and Field CA personnel involved in the contract administration process receive the appropriate level of training on an annual basis.

This position ensures that the site contract administration process is in compliance with corporate standards and internal control requirements. The Contract Administrator leads the development and implementation of the site Contracting strategy. The CA leads the six step process for contractor safety and verifies receipt of services. The CA has functional responsibility for the FCA on site.

CA Accountabilities include:

Development and implementation of site contract administration procedures and processes

Leads the development of and implementation of site contracting strategy

Responsible for maintaining the site conditions

Oversight and training of other Field Contract Administrators on site

Adherence to DuPont Core Values throughout contracting process

Avoidance of and training for others on co-management issues

Implementation of the six-step process for contractor safety

Contractor prequalification process including variance process

Bid package development including site conditions and scope development

Managing the bid cycle and contract award process with Sourcing

Providing and documenting contractor safety orientation with the SHE professional

Auditing contractor training including home office audits

Coordination of work in the field including safety audits, JSA audits, and the work permit process

Managing the post job evaluation process

Responsible for the receipt of services process on site, including working with accounts payable to resolve invoice issues

Assisting with injury management and incident investigations

Manages the interface between the contractors, legal, sourcing, SHE, accounts payable, tax, the project process and any other party.

Maintains the appropriate corporate and site level metrics to improve the CA process

Partnering with Line Leadership and Site SHE Leader/Specialist to ensure all contractor work can be safely performed and auditing for compliance

DuPont is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Business, Engineering or Construction Management experience preferred.

  • Five plus years experience in all aspects of plant operations, SHE managing processes, with understanding of contracting, financial controls, construction, maintenance temporary staffing and CA requirements. Field Contract Administration or Construction Engineer experience is preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work with many individuals, oversee strategic and tactical contractor administration processes.

  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple tasks, setting and communicating priorities, and understanding the business drivers.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills, the ability to present information to all levels in the organization, and address external organizations.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute effective task planning.

  • Strong computer skills required including Microsoft Office Suite, finance reporting tools. SAP skills are preferred

  • Six Sigma, 5S, Lean and DPS capable;

Primary Location: NA-United States-Kansas-New Century

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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