Textron Supply Chain Contracts Professional in Fort Worth, Texas

Supply Chain Contracts Professional


We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to be an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Bell is seeking a Supply Chain Contract Professional to support our Supply Chain program at the Bell headquarters in Fort Worth, TX.

Responsible for establishing optimal long-term and high-dollar procurement contracts that enable a commodity team to achieve its strategic objectives. Such contracts represent the outgrowth of a defined commodity strategy, and the Commodity Contracting Specialist works directly with the Commodity Manager and Commodity Analyst to design and manage a contracting approach that will place a large majority of commodity spend on LTC with a rationalized supply base that delivers superior cost and availability.

Primary activities of the Commodity Contracting Specialist include evaluating current and existing suppliers for fit with strategic purchasing contracts, preparing and issuing requests for proposal (RFPs), and facilitating the bid evaluation and down-selection process. The Commodity Contracting Specialist also prepares negotiation strategies and conducts contract negotiations, employing cost scenario models, contracting strategy techniques, and negotiation support tools to advance the commodity’s key supply chain objectives, and finalizes contract awards. In all activities, the Commodity Contracting Specialist ensures compliance with all government contracting regulations and internal administrative requirements.

Don’t miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment that embodies one of our core values, Lift Each Other Up. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where differences in experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.



  • 4-Yr Degree (BS/BA in Supply Chain Mgmt, Business Administration, Industrial Technology/Management, Engineering, Finance, Accounting). Will consider additional experience in lieu of a degree.


  • 2 years relevant professional experience.

  • Experience with strategic sourcing strategy and techniques, financial analysis, cost analysis of commodity, Raw Materials, service, etc

  • Experience and understanding of direct/indirect commodity pricing.


  • Experience in Strategic Sourcing, Supplier and commodity Mgmt, supplier relationships, Contracts, Supply Chain Mgmt, Supplier Development and total cost of ownership.

  • Green Belt Six Sigma certification preferred.

  • Analytical experience in a commodity.


  • Candidate will be required to have strong computer and analytical skills. Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills. Strong business acumen. Experience applying Six Sigma / Lean Principles / Tools a plus.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S.

Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Textron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265184