Work With Us Careers Program Manager

Job Post Date:

Feb 14, 2019


Carlsbad, CA


Program Management

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Always ensure the company has a positive, ethical image with all customers, even under adverse conditions.
• Ensure compliance to all contractual terms and conditions, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), company policies, and other applicable laws or regulations.
• Manage assigned projects and programs to strict cost, schedule, and scope requirements as determined by the contract, in order to achieve desired profit targets. Act as the single point-of-contact (POC) for all project-related communications and decisions.
• Prepare Project Management Plans based on staff input and past performance benchmarks to create schedules, materials budgets, labor budgets, and expected resource requirements to complete on-time and on-budget.
• Monitor assigned projects regularly against plan to compare actual performance vs. plan and make necessary changes and adjustments to achieve project goals.
• Maintain continuous, proactive communication with customers to keep them informed, on a weekly basis at a minimum, or as required by the contract or situation.
• Manage new design or re-order efforts within the engineering group to ensure compliance to technical specifications without scope creep, schedule or budget overruns.
• Be flexible and agile when dealing with technical challenges and be prepared to modify designs and design plans, if necessary, to achieve customer requirements within cost, schedule, and scope.
• Manage customer expectations regarding technical scope – be prepared to request additional funding via Sales if customer increases scope.
• Prepares weekly and monthly reports, detailing progress and costs for senior management.
• Works in conjunction with the sales group in preparing responses to requests for proposals (RFP’s), requests for information (RFI’s), or other project-related sales and business development efforts.
• Ensures company compliance in accordance with AS9100.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree (BSEE or BSME) from a four-year college or university; degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Business Administration preferred; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to use college level and graduate level mathematics, including calculus and differential equations.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:
MS Office, (Word, Excel, Outlook) Internet software, Email AutoCad, Pspice and other packages, as required. Familiarity with AS9100 design requirements.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, employee may be required to sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weight up to 50 lbs; close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus; verbal communication; travel via car and airplane to client implementations, training and on site visits.

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