This Aerospace division is seeking a Program Manager for our Jackson, MI Aerospace facility. This position is responsible for the successful execution of the NPD Program(s) and projects and there budget allocation. Lead the Integrated Product Team(s) to drive customer satisfaction, continuous improvement and life of the program financial performance by managing customer programs, contracts, and business relationships.
The essential functions of this position are:
Manages the Profit and Loss of the NPD Program(s) and projects. Responsibility, Authority and Accountability (RAA) for every project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost and quality commitments.
Execute IPT leadership across the Program. Seeks team input to promote rapid resolution to issues. Coaches and provides feedback/rewards on performance indicators.
Supervises the Project Managers assigned to the Program. Establishes objectives and goals and provides direction to the program and project teams in areas of customer concerns, potential changes in scope and risk assessment. Facilitates the implementation of program management processes at the site, business unit or Division.
Manage effective customer communications. Improve organization responsiveness to customer requirements. Communication and manage customer expectations and contractual commitments internal to the business.
Ensure standard program management processes are utilized and adequate support to the program and project teams by coordinating PM reviews, preparing & publishing PM metrics and reports.
Maintain metrics for program for earned value (CPI/SPI), quality, technical performance and delivery through all of the PROLaunch phases.
Coordinates all risks and requirements of the program into a complete integrated entity. This is accomplished by planning, controlling, integrating all projects into the programs and measuring all elements to ensure the requirements and goals are successfully achieved.
Manage customer contract, pricing, terms and conditions and contractual flow-down through the organization. Establish and negotiate pricing strategies by system and/or product, market and by customer. Develop contract negotiation strategies. Ensure effective change management process is utilized.
Provides periodic program updates (Program Status Report – Green/Yellow/Red) of current situation relating to contractual milestones and problem/high risk areas (e.g., technical, cost, and schedule). Provides updates to the business units as well as divisional, and group levels.
Plays a key role in developing New business proposals and executing the overall program plan.
Provides overall Program interface with the customer.
Coordinates and monitors a One company Aerospace program technical personnel across multiple sites.
Other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements) Required Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution.
Minimum 3 years experience in Program Management or a combination of Program Management with some Engineering and/or Product Development Management.
"This position requires use of information or access information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons withing the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. 'green card holder'), political asylee, or refugee."
A minimum of 6 years experience in Program Management or a combination of Program Management with some Engineering and/or Product Development Management.
Engineering degree preferred.
Experienced in Aerospace New Product Development (NPD) programs.
Proven Leadership skills - capability to lead change in an Integrated Team (IPT) environment across multiple sites and customers globally.
Fully demonstrating to proficient in Program and Project Management methodologies, processes and tools.
Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP) highly recommended.
Excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to Eaton management and customer.
Experience in Risk Management.
Strong analytical skills and business acumen.
Broad knowledge of the Aerospace industry.
Level Minimum 3 Years