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We are looking for a Program Manager to lead cross-functional teams to execute multi-million-dollar locomotive contracts. The role requires coordination with business leaders to deliver projects on time and budget, meeting all contractual requirements, and satisfying our customers.
Create integrated program management plans. Lead, manage, monitor and control all project work.
Manage contract deliverables, develop a program WBS, and coordinate project-related technical requirements with internal and external customers.
Develop and manage detailed and harmonized program schedules. Create milestone schedules for proposals.
Forecast, manage, and control total program costs including NRE, manufacturing, and logistics costs.
Drive revenue, cash, and margin attainment. Develop program financial forecasts.
Identify, acquire, and manage the resources needed for the successful completion of the project
Ensure timely / appropriate program communications, including business letters to customers.
Identify, document, and mitigate program risks. Maintain program risk registers.
Ensure proper component demand is loaded and PPAP requirements are met on time.
Serve as primary point of contact for the customer during program execution.
Manage program scope changes and lead efforts to identify, estimate, and negotiate change orders with customers.
Facilitate customer inspections, testing, and overall acceptance of locomotives and contract deliverables.
Successfully close programs and effectively oversee the program transition to the services teams. Capture and communicate lessons learned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 10 years of experience in Program Management or a similar role
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
Strong competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
BS/MS in electrical or mechanical engineering
15+ years of experience in Program Management or Project Management
Experience in leading complex, multi-site, design-build projects
Experience in leading locomotive or transit vehicle design and manufacturing projects
Experience in providing equipment or services to public transit authorities
Relocation package may be provided if you meet eligibility guidelines
Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Wabtec Corporation is an American company formed by the merger of the Westinghouse Air Brake Company and MotivePower Industries Corporation in 1999. It is headquartered in the Pittsburgh suburb of Wilmerding, Pennsylvania.