Kaman Corporation

  • Program Manager

    Location : Location US-CT-Bloomfield
    Requisition ID
    2018-1588
    Category
    Program Management
    Segment
    Kaman Aerospace
    Shift
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(1/17/2019 5:46 AM)
  • Overview

    WORKING UNDER THE GENERAL DIRECTION OF THE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS, WITH A MINIMUM OF SUPERVISION. THE PROGRAM MANAGER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING, PROPOSING AND EXECUTING FORMAL PROGRAMS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTROMAGNETIC SYSTEMS WITH HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE DESIGN CONTEXT. FOLLOWS STRUCTURED PROGRAM MANAGEMENT, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND DESIGN CONTROL PRACTICES. MAINTAINS PROGRAM PLANS AND PROVIDES LEADERSHIP TO CROSS-FUNCTIONAL TEAMS.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

     

    APPLIES FORMAL MANAGEMENT, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND DESIGN CONTROL PRACTICES TO ENSURE THAT IMPLEMENTATION AND PRESCRIBED ACTIVITIES ON PROJECTS OR PROGRAMS ARE CARRIED OUT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIFIED OBJECTIVES AND ARE ACCOMPLISHED WITHIN PRESCRIBED TIME FRAME AND FUNDING PARAMETERS.

     

    PREPARES AND REVIEWS PROJECT PROPOSALS OR PLANS, PROJECT SCHEDULING, BUDGETING, STAFFING NEEDS AND ALLOTMENT OF AVAILABLE RESOURCES TO VARIOUS PHASES OF THE PROJECT. ESTABLISHES WORK PLAN AND STAFFING UTILIZATION FOR EACH PHASE OF THE PROJECT AND ARRANGES FOR THE RECRUITMENT OR ASSIGNMENT OF PROJECT PERSONNEL.

     

    CONFERS WITH PROJECT STAFF TO OUTLINE WORK PLAN AND TO ASSIGN DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND SCOPE OF AUTHORITY.   DIRECTS AND COORDINATES ACTIVITIES OF PROJECT PERSONNEL TO ENSURE PROJECT PROGRESSES ON SCHEDULE AND WITHIN PRESCRIBED BUDGET.

     

    REVIEWS STATUS REPORTS PREPARED BY PROJECT STAFF AND MODIFIES SCHEDULES OR PLANS AS REQUIRED. CONFERS WITH PROJECT STAFF TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ADVICE AND TO RESOLVE PROBLEMS.   PREPARES OFFICIAL PROJECT REPORTS FOR MANAGEMENT, CLIENT (S) OR OTHERS.

     

    COORDINATE PROJECT ACTIVITIES WITH ACTIVITIES OF GOVERNMENT REGULATORY OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES IF APPLICABLE.

    PROVIDES TRAINING AND MENTORING OF OTHERS AND CONTRIBUTES SIGNIFICANTLY TO THE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT IN THE AREA OF PROGRAM MANAGEMENT.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

     

    • BROAD KNOWLEDGE OF A GENERAL TECHNICAL FIELD SUCH AS MANUFACTURING OR ENGINEERING.       REQUIRES WELL-DEVELOPED KNOWLEDGE OF PLANNING, PROPOSING AND EXECUTING PROGRAMS OF MODERATE SIZE AND COMPLEXITY. A B.S. DEGREE REQUIRED. A BS IN A GENERAL TECHNICAL DISCIPLINE OR PROJECT MANAGEMENT STRONGLY PREFERRED.
    • A MINIMUM OF 5 YEARS RELATED EXPERIENCE IN PROJECT/PROGRAM MANAGEMENT.
    • WIDE VARIETY OF MODERATELY COMPLEX, TECHNICAL DUTIES INVOLVING THROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF COMPANY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. DUTIES REQUIRE CONSIDERABLE JUDGMENT TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY TOWARDS GENERAL RESULTS, DEVISING NEW METHODS, MODIFYING OR ADAPTING STANDARD PROCEDURES TO MEET NEW CONDITIONS.
    • WORKS UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTION, SETTING UP OWN STANDARD OF PERFORMANCE WITHIN OVERALL POLICIES AND BUDGETARY LIMITS WITH DIRECT RESPONSIBILITY FOR FINAL RESULTS.
    • PROBABLE ERRORS MAY INVOLVE MAJOR EXPENDITURES FOR EQUIPMENT, MATERIAL OR PRODUCTION AND/OR LOSS OF IMPORTANT CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS. DUTIES INVOLVE PREPARING DATA ON WHICH TOP MANAGEMENT BASES IMPORTANT DECISIONS.
    • INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CONTACTS REQUIRE A HIGH DEGREE OF DIPLOMACY AND THE ABILITY TO DEAL WITH AND INFLUENCE OTHERS IN VARIOUS POSITIONS.
    • COMPLETE ACCESS TO RELEVANT PLANS, REPORTS AND DOCUMENTS RELATING TO ASSIGNED PROGRAMS.       UTMOST INTEGRITY IS REQUIRED TO SAFEGUARD THE COMPANY’S COMPETITIVE POSITION.
    • FLOW OF WORK AND CHARACTER OF DUTIES REQUIRE PART-TIME NORMAL ATTENTION AND PART-TIME CONCENTRATION.
    • SOMEWHAT UNDESIRABLE WORKING CONDITIONS. EXPOSED TO SHOP ELEMENTS. BUSINESS TRAVEL REQUIRED.
    • GENERAL SUPERVISION OF A PROGRAM, RESPONSIBLE FOR RESULTS IN TERMS OF COSTS, METHODS AND PERSONNEL.
    • RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPERVISING BETWEEN 10 AND 25 PEOPLE.

    Qualifications

    Kaman Aerospace

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