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Program Manager

Company: The Gill Corporation
Location: El Monte
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:As the Program Manager, you will contribute to delivering a high-level of customer satisfaction. Acting as the first line of response, you will be tasked with gathering information and ensuring action items are completed to resolve any open issues within a specific program. With your engineering background, you will be able to apply your technical skills to assist the team in developing course of action plans.
This is a great opportunity for individuals with a background in engineering/ emphasis in composites. Key attributes for success in this role include: confident attitude, highly organized, excellent communicator and ability to build strong relationships.
Responsibilities:

  • Utilize a phase gate program management process, employing industry best practices, and experience to enforce project standards, mitigate project risks and achieve contractual requirements while meeting internal targets.
  • Responsible for comprehending the Statement of Work and Contract for assigned projects, and ensuring that both the Company and the customer remain compliant.
  • Work with internal departments to develop project plans, risk assessments, action items, milestones, resource requirements and critical path items.
  • Analyze all scope changes relative to baseline plans to identify impacts to schedule, cost, deliverables and risk. Proactively lead the analysis, mitigation plans and negotiated resolution due to scope changes.
  • Act as the primary point of customer contact to foster a trusting relationship with coordination of sales and production management. Lead all communications of project status, reviews, KPIs, metrics, reports, mitigation plans, risks, assertions and negotiations.
  • Track project milestones and drive action items to timely completion among project participants to achieve desired project results.
  • Establish formal communication procedures that clearly document contractual and technical agreement, status, scope change, assertions, schedule impacts and risks.
  • Coordinate continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Assess project risk. Identify and resolve conflicts, elevating to executive leadership as appropriate. Lead the development of contingency and mitigation plans to complete project deliverables on schedule, on budget and compliant with contractual and technical requirements.
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science or a related discipline from four-year college or university
    • Minimum of five (5) years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • PMP certification preferred - not required
    • Aerospace background and aircraft interior industry experience required
    • Composite experience and involvement with airline unique projects preferred
    • Experience with large-scale project(s) preferred
    • Possess strong working knowledge of contracts, engineering design standards, FAA certification, quality systems for manufacturing and program management.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the mechanical engineering drawings and contractual documents with sound problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations and letters on controversial or complex topics to customers, executives or project teams.
    • Ability to create cohesive plans, proposals, negotiation strategies with input from others.
    • Ability to confidently articulate risks to the executive team, as necessary.
    • Ability to multi-task, work in teams, work independently, travel or telecom at short notice and/or extended hours to achieve milestones, as necessary.
    • Excellent MS Office and MS Project skills.
      The Gill Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Gill Corporation provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disability Act and applicable state and local law. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please notify the Human Resources Department.

Keywords: The Gill Corporation, El Monte , Program Manager, Executive , El Monte, California

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