Program Manager - Commercial Aerospace

8 - 10 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17
8 - 10 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17

PARKER HANNIFIN With annual sales of $11 billion in fiscal year 2016, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 49 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 60 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. PARKER AEROSPACE Parker Aerospace, an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation, is one of the world’s leading producers of flight control, hydraulic, fuel, inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components for the aerospace industry. We design and build equipment for virtually every aircraft and aero engine being produced in the world today. In addition to game-changing technology, our customers look to us for shorter lead times, lower costs, higher reliability, and lifetime support. All coupled with the positive attitude and innovative thinking of a true business partner. Parker Aerospace provides unmatched performance for both our customers and shareholders, built on a foundation of integrity, innovation, and customer satisfaction. As a result, our business has seen consistent growth and, best of all, our team members share in Parker’s success. Program Manager II - Commercial Aerospace - 6788 Location: Ogden UT SUMMARY The Control Systems Division of Parker Aerospace is seeking a Program Manager (Commercial Systems) who has proven leadership skills to drive results for our commercial actuation product lines. The goal of this role is to ensure on-time delivery of all programs resulting in a desirable outcome to our organization and customers. Paramount to your success is a high level of engagement with internal stakeholders as well as external customers, always aiming for 100% customer satisfaction on program fulfillment. Proven ability to prioritize key initiatives and coordinate cross-program activities within a mechanical actuation and electronic controls environment is helpful. The ability to assess program performance, making necessary course corrections all while aiming to maximize ROI. If you have what it takes to be successful with Parker Aerospace, we would like to speak with you. RESPONSIBILITIES •Manages and is accountable for the contract performance for divisional programs or a set of related projects to achieve programmatic business objectives throughout the program lifecycle. •Serves as the customer advocate and ensures effective program management processes, schedule, cost, resources, risk, project change management, and commitments to customers are met. •Manages a program or combination of programs of moderate scope and complexity. Programs typically are for a defined set of customers, market segment(s) or product line(s). Program scope is generally evaluated based on non-recurring engineering (NRE) cost of the program(s). •Ensures customer requirements are met and are in the best interests of Parker by creating the program charter, baseline plan, and other program management components. Ensures that the cost basis and/or pricing is correct by evaluating resource requirements, and performing risk analyses. As described by AGS PRM-01 (Program Management Policy). •Responsible for integrated program schedules, data integration, tracking of financial and quality performance, and implementation of corrective actions covering all areas of program responsibility. Addresses critical issues on complex programs and leads the team to develop action plans to improve performance. •Leads the development of program plans covering mature and new product development programs. Participates in program planning efforts; directs all phases of programs throughout the program lifecycle. •Organizes and leads programs by defining and identifying required expertise; provides feedback on contribution land performance to team members and/or their direct manager if in a matrix role. Responsible for plans, budgets, staffing, training, and development of direct staff. •Oversees and approves task planning on programs including resource requirements and effort estimates related to program performance. Establishes and communicates overall priorities and changing program requirements to functional areas. •Ensures successful customer relationships by responding to all customer requests and serving as the primary point of contact for assigned program activities, status and problem resolution. Is responsible for the negotiation of contract changes related to scope management. •Serves as key presenter and facilitator at major program reviews. Ensures meeting actions are documented and communicated. •Acts as a consultant to management on specific programs or overall program management. Establishes goals and objectives required to complete programs. Provides mentoring within program management and leadership to varied project teams. •Maintains professional and technical/product knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical/specialty publications, and/or participating in professional associations. Shares specialized knowledge with others and serves as a resource on program management principles and practices. QUALIFICATIONS •Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Sciences, Business, or a related field. PMP certification required, typically within 6 months of assignment; advanced degree (MS/MBA) and additional certifications (e.g. PMP, PMI-RMP) preferred. •Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through eight or more years related work experience; including two or more years leading multiple projects of varying complexity and scope and direct leadership of teams. •In-depth knowledge and proficiency with program management processes, methodology, and architecture. •Ability to effectively demonstrate business skills and lead cross-functional matrixed teams across a suite of related projects. •Thorough knowledge of industry practices and the marketplace associated with fielded product or service. •In-depth knowledge of aerospace commercial or military contracting and procurement requirements and understanding of financial and labor cost systems and production processes. •Proficient in the use of business applications software and the ability to use specialized project management and financial applications. •Ability to analyze and interpret complex policies, contractual language, and financial reports. •Ability to respond to and negotiate with customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. •Ability to develop effective written communication and present information to various levels of management, customers, and/or suppliers.

Job ID: 6788-2A

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