Contract Administrator

Oshkosh CorporationOshkosh, WisconsinFull TimeRemote

About Oshkosh Defense, an Oshkosh company


Oshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others.  As an industry-leading tactical vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems.  We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.



Coordinate pricing proposals. Serve as the liaison between internal customers in the proposal process in providing information concerning pricing, schedule, strategy, risks and metrics and other requests associated with overseeing the proposal process. Work with Contract Administrators to align price proposals with proper contract formation.


These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Review of proposal inputs for preparation of timely, compliant and accurate proposals submitted to the customer.
  • Manage proposal status, scheduling, negotiation support and liaison to Contract Administration and Program Management for assigned proposals.
  • Organize and perform administrative functions required for timely and compliant contract performance.
  • Assemble information on engineering changes, proposals, contract modifications and price proposals for internal and external customers.
  • Evaluate and support customer bid solicitations and proposals from a contractual, compliance, business and financial perspective.
  • Support proposal negotiations with Government as needed.
  • Ensure that contract activities are timely and in full compliance with legal/governmental requirements (Federal Acquisition Regulations, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations, and Defense Contract Audit Agency).
  • Interpret contract language and disseminate to company personnel.
  • Prepare additional data and/or correspondence as may be required by corporate management.
  • Present a professional image of OSK to U.S. agencies and foreign governments.
  • Work in liaison with Defense and Corporate departments and Government to assist in resolving contract or schedule problems.
  • Assist with preparation of such additional data or correspondence as may be required by management or the provisions of the contract.
  • Work closely with the Government regarding new contracts, modifications, and proposals.
  • Prepare internal company reports along with written & verbal correspondence to the Government as required.
  • Contributor to annual improvement priorities including process improvements and implementation of best practices.
  • Provide technical, administrative and research support.
  • Manage multiple tasks, projects, deadlines; Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to professionally interact with Government representatives and represent Oshkosh at key contract performance reviews and customer briefings, including ability to perform oral presentations.
  • Ability to travel as required.



  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field
  • 3-plus years related work experience
  • Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance


  • Prior experience with JDE
  • Strong computer skills required including Microsoft Office
  • The ability to communicate effectively, deal diplomatically with customers & dealers, work independently, prioritize and manage numerous projects, and be innovative and creative
  • The ability to work cross functionally in a team environment, challenge status quo, and understand impact to business



Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or


Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.


Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any 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 Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.


Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

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