LEAD, PROGRAM MANAGEMENT – IMS20231306-102350
Location: Northampton, Massachusetts
Industry: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense
Job Category: Manufacturing – Other Manufacturing
Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion.
Drives program execution in order to achieve key business and financial objectives for orders, revenue recognition, operating income, and free cash flow for new, continuing, or current programs. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs.
Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes.
Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, performance Statement of Work (SOW) and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.
Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.
Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
Expands the product line with the customer.
Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocating resources or changing contractual specifications.
Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.
Other duties as assigned
Requires comprehensive level knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
May have in-depth knowledge of project management.
Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience.
Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.
PMP certification or ability to obtain within 1 year from date of hire.
Clearance if desired, ability to travel, working extended hours
Preferred Additional Skills:
Proficient in MS Office,
Strong communication: communicates within and outside of the organization which include customers or vendors.
Works to influence others to accept individual or team’s views or practices and changes to concepts, practices and approaches.
Communicates with leadership regarding matters of importance to the functional or business area. May conduct briefings with leaders.