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Program Manager


Job Title: Program Manager
Location: US-CA-

MUST BE US CITIZEN 

Overview:
Client has has over 50 years of experience in the design, development, and manufacture of sophisticated microwave/RF components and integrated assemblies for the most demanding challenges. Our products and capabilities are sought after by civilian and military organizations spanning numerous global markets, including Aviation, Communication, Electronic Warfare (EW/ECM/CIED), Industrial, Missile/UAV, Radar, Satcom, Space, and Test and Measurement.Client  invests heavily in research and development to maintain the ability to offer the world’s most advanced MW/RF capabilities for current and emerging challenges.

Responsibilities:
Program Manager

Position reports to the Vice President, Sales and Program Management.

Position Summary

Program professional that provides budget analysis, capacity planning, risk identification and mitigation analysis, failure resolution and coordination of activities between cross functional departments and personnel to achieve fiscal goals, margin expansion, and revenue growth. Manages development and production programs ranging from $0.5M to $20M in contract value with annual program management portfolio expected to exceed $10M of revenue yearly. Active in portfolio management to ensure profitability across programs.

Technically competent in failure resolution, acceptance testing and qualification testing for military platforms. Adept at developing strategic partnerships, enabling creative solutions, and navigating conflict to achieve compromise, success and foster growth. Interacts daily with pricing, contracts, manufacturing, engineering, sales, finance, as well as external customers and vendors to complete goals and tasks. Operates with a high degree of emotional intelligence daily.

Key Responsibilities
• Actively manage the existing customer and product portfolio in ways that enable higher levels of customer service/satisfaction and improved financial performance over time, including: product pricing, product cost, options and performance levels
• Apply consistent EAC rigor to ensure timely, effective, and appropriate actions are taken when program performance declines in terms of schedule, technical performance, customer satisfaction or finances.
• Deliver effective program/project management on those programs/projects which are: entering production, restarting production, ramping production and/or experiencing technical issues during production. Perform customer opportunity evaluation, proposal submission and post award planning prior to project commencement.
• Identify, cultivate, and grow new business within key accounts on targeted programs capable of delivering acceptable financial returns; ensuring key expectations/deliverables are clearly defined for those involved as the project progresses.
• Ensure program, finance, and contractual compliance activities are handled in effective, efficient and appropriate manners aligned with the complexity, risk and requirements of an opportunity.

Qualifications:
This position requires, at a minimum, a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited engineering college or university in the Mechanical, Electrical or Physics disciplines. A minimum of 3-5 years of directly related experience in the RF and Microwave Industry (Military or Aerospace) is preferred. A PMI PMP Certification, Master of Science, and/or MBA are highly desirable.

Ability to read, analyze and interpret various business documents, technical procedures and government regulations. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to prepare and effectively present information and response to questions before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a general knowledge of Microsoft Office (includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel and especially MS Project OneNote) and general knowledge of an ERP/MRP Software.

US Citizenship with ability to attain/maintain government security clearance at a Secret level or higher required..

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