Job Description

 Job Description:

Job Title: Program Manager
Department: Aviation
Reports to: General Manager - Aviation
Location: Joplin, MO
Classification: Salaried, Exempt

This position acts as business liaison to customer(s) to develop and maintain customer satisfaction and deliver quality products to meet customers' performance and schedule requirements. Program Manager leads, manages, coordinates and reports on multiple programs; assembles and guides cross-functional project teams in a matrix environment; works with Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Operations and Quality to ensure on- time performance and the integrity of the work across business divisions; ensures timely proposal development, proposal costing, program cost control and monitoring; prepares reports for EPT/EPMP Management team and customers; communicates frequently with team members regarding project status and identifies and resolves project problems and issues; and initiates action to identify and resolve project problems/issues and reports on mitigating steps and actions taken to ensure timely deliverables, project success and quality. Other activities include obtaining additional business, scheduling user acceptance testing and organizing participants, training coordination and determining the impacts and criticality of change requests across the various business units.

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or technical field required
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Three to five years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum two years of customer interface experience
  • Experience with custom engineered products a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written, communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Ability to positively motivate a team
  • Previous management of programs exceeding $1M
  • Production/ operation management
  • Battery engineering (NiH2 preferred)
  • Contracts administration

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