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Commercial Specialist in Southfield, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Contract Specialist
Southfield, MI


Our client is a systems engineering leader that specializes in heavy machinery, assembly and process systems and is looking to add a talented Contract Specialist to their Shared Services division. Their current opening is focused on providing contract review/administration support for a wide range of customer/supplier contracts.

Contract Specialist must 3+ years of experience reviewing and editing large scale contracts; experience with international and construction contract experiences are a plus

Contract Specialist Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • 3 years prior experience reviewing/negotiating contracts required
  • Experience with international contracts for supply of large scale production equipment and systems a plus
  • Ability to effectively communicate contractual legal obligations in “plain English” to a diverse range of internal/external customers
  • Proficient with MS-Word, Excel, Outlook (document redlining/comparison ability is essential)
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work independently or as part of team
  • Knowledge of ICC, Incoterms, UCP 500 and 600 and Alternative Dispute Resolution methods a plus

Contract Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Review, edit and draft customer/supplier contracts and corporate governance documents according to company guidelines
  • Administer customer contracts to insure proper flow down and distribution of terms and conditions; complete/distribute internal documents to advise affected departments accordingly
  • Review various legal agreements and security instruments such as Non-Disclosure Agreements, Sales representative agreements, Commercial/Standby Letters of Credit, construction lien documentation
  • Assist internal clients in negotiating terms of contracts and related documents such as Surety Bonds, Bank Guarantees, and Letters of Credit
  • Draft customer order acknowledgements
  • Assist in development/maintenance of standard contract documents and related processes and internal training programs
  • Engage with other departments such as; procurement, application engineering, project management, project accounting, management and finance
  • Willing and able to work nights, weekends and travel when necessary


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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