2019 Intern - Defense Customer Account Manager

Textron Aviation - Wichita, KS4.0

Full-time
2019 Intern - Defense Customer Account Manager-270019
Description

Lift your career to new heights. At Textron Aviation, our culture allows you to grow within the company while building your career. Developing new leaders and encouraging innovative ideas are critical to the success of our organization. The Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the iconic Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands which account for more than half of all general aviation aircraft flying. These brands bring together decades of unmatched experience in designing, building and supporting aircraft. From design to flight, Textron Aviation has become an industry leader through our belief in having the Right People in the Right Place at the Right Time. Are you ready to elevate your career?

Job Summary:
Interns will assist with managing and administrating domestic and international contracts from order placement through delivery with all necessary interface between Customers, Sales, Engineering, Production, Citation Completion Center, Finance, Purchasing, Scheduling, Pricing, Certification, suppliers and regulatory support departments/agencies required to bring the contract to a successful conclusion with customer satisfaction.

Position Responsibilities (may include, but not limited to):
Possesses through in-depth product knowledge and an understanding of Textron Aviation Defense Company’s (TA Defense) capabilities and applicable regulations, evaluates and determines the most cost effective and efficient approach for fulfilling customer’s requests, and then authorizes Manufacturing, Service Center, or outside facilities to accomplish the approved task.
Reviews and evaluates purchase agreements relative to TA Defense financial exposure. Recommends and authorizes actions to be taken to minimize financial risk to TA Defense.
Participates with Management in contract negotiations when variations to standard contract terms are necessary or when interpretation of contractual language is required to ensure the Company’s interests are protected.
Assists Sales Department in the preparation of proposals requiring quotations for cost, schedule, weight, certification, etc. in response to requests by prospective customers. Participates in sales presentations as required.
Communicates routinely with management to keep them apprised of status of customer issues affecting delivery schedules and to discuss specific problems requiring management’s intervention.
Qualifications

Education:Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in:
Business
Aviation
Engineering
Marketing
Other related fields

Skills/Experience:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Customer experience required
Outstanding computer skills including Microsoft Office
Ability to work under pressure and tight deadline

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.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information.
Job Field: Marketing
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita
Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: First Shift
Job Posting: 10/22/2018, 1:15:07 PM
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