Triumph Group

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Program Manager

Program Manager

Requisition Number 
13808
Location 
US-KS-Edgerton
# of Positions Remaining 
1
Position Type 
Full time
Experience (Years) 
3
Posted Date 
9/14/2017
Category 
Manufacturing/Production/Operations - All
Security Clearance Required? 
No
Shift 
1
Relocation 
No

More information about this job

Overview

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

 

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Position Summary

The Associate Program Manager role will manage enterprise wide projects to ensure successful on-time and on-budget delivery of projects. This includes determining project scope, timelines, tracking project progress and measuring outcomes. The Program Manager will be responsible for working with all business divisions within Triumph and necessary vendors to ensure proper alignment to project strategy, budget, and objectives.

 

Primary objectives are:

  • Assist Project Sponsors/Business Owners in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring feasibility. 
  • Deliver project objectives within time, resource, and budget constraints 
  • Align project execution with the strategy, mission, culture, and ethics of Triumph. 
  • Identify innovative solutions and approaches to issues and constraints that may arise 
  • Sustain a sense of urgency around project critical paths and issues. 
  • Communicate to project sponsors/teams and follow Triumph PMO governance and methodologies

Responsibilities

The PM is responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs.  He/She participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.

  • Work with the Business Sponsor and appropriate personnel to develop business case for project
  • Determine project specifications, scope, roles, responsibilities, milestones, tasks, and deliverables needed for project execution
  • Identify, document, and communicate potential risks that could cause delay in project execution
  • Prepare project plans and schedule project work through gates and milestones as identified by Triumph’s project methodologies
  • Assemble project teams according to project needs
  • Assist Business Sponsor in obtaining the necessary approval for project execution
  • Following Triumph’s standard project methodologies, manage project schedule to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery
  • Manage and control changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation including but not limited to requirements, issues tracking, etc.
  • Document and drive issues through resolution and escalation as necessary
  • Manage appropriate communications with both the project team and Director Program Management through weekly, biweekly, and/or monthly meetings
  • Develop procedure requirements and plans such as statements of work and RFP’s when needed for the project
  • Communicate and escalate any project constraints and risks that arise throughout project execution

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer or Business Management or equivalent degree.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in an aerospace detail parts manufacturer role.
  • Aerospace Industry program management experience a huge plus!
  • PMP Certification a plus
  • Strong proficiency with MS office products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels in a large environment

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