Job ID: 3177777

Full-Time Onsite Opportunity with Paid Relocation

Our client, a renowned industry leader in Aerospace/Aviation/Defense, is currently seeking a qualified individual to join their dynamic team. With a multitude of prestigious awards, our client operates on a global scale and is known for its excellence in providing motion and flow control solutions for various markets.

Position: Turreted Weapon Systems Program Manager

Location: Santa Barbara, California

Industry: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense

Job Category: Engineering – Other Engineering


Our client’s Santa Barbara Operations specializes in delivering cutting-edge systems, sub-systems, and components crucial for mission-critical systems on modern military vehicles. The company’s legacy lies in electrohydraulic and electromechanical actuation systems.

As a Turreted Weapon Systems Program Manager, you will collaborate closely with the Business Unit Leadership Team and the Turreted Weapon Systems Programs Lead. Your role will encompass all stages of the product lifecycle, from proposal and design to prototyping, production, and fielding. This position is integral to the mission of “Equipping Those Who Defend Freedom.”


  • Ensure adherence to contract requirements by coordinating and managing all program activities.
  • Accomplish program/project objectives within the defined scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Expand the organization’s portfolio through leadership and support of proposal teams and business capture campaigns.
  • Develop program plans and schedules, ensuring proper coordination between all program elements.
  • Monitor costs, schedules, task completions, and deliveries for Turreted Weapon Systems programs.
  • Resolve outstanding issues through effective day-to-day communication with customers, company management, and functional organizations.
  • Enhance the likelihood of program/project success through the application of project planning, monitoring and control, organization management, change management, and risk management processes.
  • As a member of the Turreted Weapons Systems leadership team, contribute to all aspects of new business proposal development.


  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in business management and/or a technical field (preferably engineering).
  • 5+ years of program management-related work experience.
  • Familiarity with methods, procedures, and techniques used in quality and material control systems.
  • Excellent listening, collaboration, and persuasive skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to handle internal and external customers positively.
  • Excellent writing skills for customer and company communications, as well as proposal work.
  • Ability to organize and influence people, with outstanding communication and facilitation skills.
  • Proven knowledge and experience with formal project management, including the use of project management tools.
  • Ability to obtain a US security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned Value Management experience.
  • Understanding of the technology involved with Turret Weapon Systems and military ground-mobile systems.

What’s in it for you:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits from day one.
  • Flexible planned vacation.
  • 401K, Retirement Savings Plan, profit share, and employee stock purchase options.
  • Tuition reimbursement program up to $15K per year.
  • Inclusive company culture.
  • Work a 9/80 schedule with every-other Friday off!

Award-Winning Client
Join our client, the premier motion and flow control solutions provider for satellites, human-rated space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, military ground vehicles, naval vessels, and security and surveillance. We foster an environment where trust, respect, and encouragement define our interactions. Be part of our continued success and contribute to the legacy of excellence.

Job ID: 3177777

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Santa Barbara
State: California

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