Facilities Contract Administrator

Department:  Research and Development
Date:  May 11, 2023

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter


Primary Responsibilities:

The Contract Administrator (CA) is responsible for managing specific contracts to support site services and R&D operations.  They are accountable for providing contractor support of site services including creation of the scope of work; obtaining quotes and approvals; providing oversite of services; and compliance with regulatory, safety and scope requirements.


Other Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop contract strategies and initiate contracts to reflect scope, period of agreement and cost​
  • Participate in selection of appropriate bidders in accordance with scope, schedule, cost, quality requirements
  • Coordinate work in the field including auditing contractor training, safety, and the work permit process
  • Monitor and address overall contractor performance to insure they are meeting expectations
  • Manage the interface between the contractors with legal, sourcing, EHS, accounts payable, tax, the project process, and any other party.  Including permits, schedules, invoicing and payment issues.
  • Maintain metrics for specific contracts and/or projects (i.e., track expenses, exposure hours).



Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant contract administration/project management experience (Field Contract Administration experience is a plus).
  • Demonstrate ability to interact and communicate with diverse groups, such as line management, engineer, planner, maintenance, and R&D community.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite and purchasing systems such as SAP
  • Ability to work well under pressure, both outdoors and indoors in all climates, and be available 24/7 if needed.
  • Familiarity with Site Services and maintenance systems is preferred (i.e. Janitorial; Roads & Grounds; Shipping & Receiving)


At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department

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