Job Description :
A high energy, proactive, independent and motivated candidate is needed to manage and coordinate the Global Operations for TUHP Manufacturing stand-up at TAI including Kitting and Manufacturing Transition effort enterprise-wide. The Manufacturing Operations Manager will report to the TUHP Operations Manager.
The TUHP Manufacturing Operations Manager will represent both Operations and Programs interests, and be responsible for leading and coordinating successful delivery of production and completion kits to TAI through implementation and start-up of TAI production line for T-70 and S-70i.
This will include interfacing with all Sikorsky Product Centers providing leadership as an Operations representative on the TUHP, working with Product Centers to implement kitting and work transition strategies, and work closely with Finance, Quality, Engineering, and Supply Management.
The individual will also be responsible as the Cost Accounting Manager (CAM) role for $775M of parts kit deliveries and the Operations Technical Assistance and Work Transition project activities.
The Manufacturing Operations Manager will be responsible for adequately tracking progress and performance and providing status of the IMS project to senior level management across Sikorsky.
Manage and coordinate the Operations Work Transition effort across Product Centers ensuring successful implementation.
The Manufacturing Operations Manager will responsible for the following:
1.) Leading the planning of the sourcing effort to stand-up Turkish Industry as a source.
2.) Lead and manage a flexible in-country workforce of subject matter experts to provide technical assistance for successful on-time execution of the stand-up effort
3.) Be the face of Sikorsky Turkish Industry and the primary customer point-of-contact for TAI, for all business, schedule, and technical issues, throughout all levels of TAI’s Program Team.
4.) Monitor and report schedule and cost status for the effort using earned value management system and Sikorsky’s Contract Operating System (COS) to ensure milestones are completed on time and within planned budget.
5.) Ensure adherence to master plans, schedules and budgets by engaging Program Planning & Control, Financial Control, and Integrated Product Team leads to actively manage Earned Value performance.
6.) Develop and actively monitor cost, schedule, risks and opportunities to contract execution.
7.) Coordinate Program Reviews with Turkish Industry, TAI, and Sikorsky Aircraft
8.) Support negotiations
9.) Provide leadership and direction to the Program Management Team to ensure alignment with platform objectives and milestones.
10.) Report progress on a regular basis to the TUHP Operations Manager, Program Director, and TUHP Manufacturing Transitions Manager. Resolve internal management issues and escalate to TUHP Program Director, if needed
11.) Assist the TUHP Program Operations Manager, TUHP Program Director and TUHP Ankara Program Manager with analysis and strategic projects as required
This position is based in CT with 10-20% International Travel.
- 8+ years of relevant experience with increasing levels of responsibility.
- Demonstrated success in managing execution of Development Programs
- Demonstrated success in managing machining commodity suppliers
- B.S. in Engineering, Business, or Technical field
- M.S. in Engineering or MBA
- Extensive knowledge of the global operations supply chain
- Fluency in Turkish preferred (not required)