Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
6/16/2019
Job Category:
Administration
Contracts and Compliance Intern
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DRS Technologies | Milwaukee, WI
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Job Description

Leonardo DRS, Inc.

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Crystal City, VA the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.drs.com.

Company Overview

DRS Naval Power Systems, Inc., is a leading supplier of high-performance power conversion and instrumentation & control systems for the U.S. Navy's combatant fleet. Products include ship and submarine electric propulsion equipment, power distribution and electronics equipment, shipboard control equipment and control panels, and specialty plant instrumentation and control equipment. The company designs, qualifies and manufactures products that help the war fighter every day on the ground, sea and in the air. DRS operates on a 9/80 work schedule; all employees work 80 hrs in 9 days and have every other Friday off.

Job Location

Milwaukee, WI

Position Summary

This is a paid part-time undergraduate internship. Intern works closely with and assists the DRS Contracts Department with business- related professional and administrative functions. This position will support various tasks involving day-to-day management of U.S. Government contracts. Specific examples include the compilation and reporting of program data, records management, supporting customer submittals, and audit support. Intern will work with various DRS functional areas - Supply Chain, Contracts, Accounting and Finance, Information Technology, and Program Management to review system data and make recommendations for project/contract support. Intern will also support review and subsequent data entry of contract information including legal terms and conditions. A mentor is assigned to assist interns in business related career development that is of mutual benefit to the intern and DRS.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Manages, organizes, tracks and updates data relevant to assigned business unit(s) using applicable database applications.
* Prepares routine and/or special reports, schedules, metrics or records for assigned business unit(s) under supervision, as assigned.
* Researches topics, records and documents and archives records as needed to respond to inquiries from internal or external customers, maintain compliance, address business concerns or help improve business practices or processes.
* Assists with developing communication plans or presentations for internal or external customers, as assigned.
* Gains understanding of DRS business models, programs and practices via guidance from mentor(s), supervisor and other interactions with co-workers.
* Performs other duties and assists in assigned projects, as directed by supervision.
* Establishes learning and development goals with mentor or supervisor approval.

NOTE: Level and complexity of assignments may increase as intern demonstrates increased skill, aptitude, proficiency and knowledge of certain DRS business related processes.

Basic Qualifications (include education and years of experience required)

* Current accredited college enrollment; making progress towards an undergraduate degree in a business-related field of study
* College/University Junior status or above in good standing
* 3.0 or better GPA
* Knowledgeable of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
* Quality orientation with attention to detail
* Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing
* U.S. citizenship

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

* College enrollment at a Milwaukee area college or university (reasonable commuting distance to DRS)
* Coursework or experience in a business-related degree program
* High level proficiency in Microsoft products a plus

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee requires normal manual dexterity, speech and hearing. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to thirty-five (35) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job require frequent use of a computer monitor.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We offer a very competitive base salary commensurate with experience including: an annual bonus, eligibility for a long-term incentive plan, and a business culture which rewards good performance. The Company offers a full range of employee benefits, and is prepared to offer a comprehensive relocation package.

Candidates must be a US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.

DRS Technologies is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #JS #NPS