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Small Business Liaison Associate
Category: Manufacturing
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Small Business Liaison Associate

At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. 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.

Oshkosh Defense is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


The Small Business Liaison Associate will assist with administration of the small business subcontracting program for Oshkosh Defense. This role will report activities, maintain records, develop proposal writing, and attend trade shows to help promote the organization.


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

+ Assist the Small Business Liaison Manager to ensure all government small business assistance programs, Public Laws, and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs) are followed.

+ Maintain awareness of changes in small business government regulations and provide recommendations.

+ Track and report subcontract dollars on all federal contracts.

+ Assist with coordinating and representing the company during DCMA/SBA audits of the small business program.

+ Request subcontracting plans from large business subcontractors who receive a purchase order $700,000 or greater in support of a federal contract.

+ Ensure that all proper documentation is on file for purchased orders issued over $150,000 in support of a federal contract.

+ Assist with the monthly reporting of FAR 52.204-10; compiling, analyzing data, and submitting reports to Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act Subaward Reporting System (FSRS).

+ Assist in conducting annual small business training to key decision makers of subcontracts within Oshkosh to include small business procedures, Public Laws, FARs, and techniques to identify and qualify small business concerns.

+ Participate in conferences and trade shows to give visibility to our customer and to perform outreach activities to find new sources of supply to obtain goals established by the Department of Defense (DoD) and FAR.

+ Work with contract administration, finance, and purchasing to assist in the development of individual subcontracting plans for government solicitations.

+ Request and maintain certifications for all current suppliers; keep procurement team informed of any status changes.


+ Bachelor's degree in business, purchasing or related field

+ Three (3) or more years of experience in purchasing, contracts, compliance, or in a related area.

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills.

+ Familiarity with FAR, DFAR, SBA laws and regulations.

+ Proficiency with various web-based software applications including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.

+ Ability to travel 25%.


+ Experience with contracting and subcontracting with a Defense organization.

+ Knowledge and understanding of Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Small Business Program Review.

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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