Sr. Program Manager-Seattle-Everett 8/25/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY An established, stable and growing aerospace manufacturing company seeking talented, driven Sr. Program Manager. The Sr Program Manager will act as the focal for both internal and external management of specific customer programs, from new product introduction through program termination. Will manage the attainment of internal company targets for specific customer programs surrounding Sales, EBIT, Inventory Management, Customer On-Time Delivery and Customer Quality.
Responsible and accountable for customer program quality, on-time delivery and profit/margin.
Leads New Product Introduction for assigned customers to achieve cost targets and schedule attainment
As a member of the Estimating team, obtains information from customers on the technical component of estimates for new business work for existing customers, and works with the Estimating team to assure the estimate is submitted to the customer schedule
Focal for the internal operational review of proposed contracts for new business
Leads purchase order review process
Communication focal with the customer before initial contract award through shipment of first article product and into continuing production activity
Coordinates with Sr. Operations Managers, Engineering Managers and Supply Chain Managers to assure engineering and programming are developed to meet customer specifications
Reviews the status of material delivery and outside vendor commitments to support program
Reviews initial production schedule with production control and monitors to meet customer expectations of on-time delivery
Monitors inventory level of product to assure it does not exceed internal target levels and leads the disposition of any excess inventory
Leads the resolution of commercial issues on current customer contracts, working with the Sales team as needed.
Leads monthly Program Review with all functions and presents metrics by customer which include:
Sales & Backlog
Status of New Product Introduction (NPI)
Customer On-Time Delivery
Continuous Improvement Activities & Cost Savings
Internal and External Issues/Concerns
Coordinates the response to customer data inquiries – i.e. Rate Readiness
Manages termination and other customer claims, to include impact to parts in production process
Visits customer sites on a regular basis to maintain customer relationship
Maintains awareness, through communication with the Sales & Marketing team, of the commercial aspect of the relationship between the customer and company, including on-going negotiations of contract, pricing, production schedule.
Partners with Operations to manage the production process to produce products that meet customer quality and customer on-time delivery expectations
Monitors and impacts cost of quality
Required Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum 5 years of program management experience within aerospace sector
Minimum 2 years experience within an aerospace machining environment
Min 1 year of Boeing vendor experience
Min 1 year of MRP system experience in a large complex program
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
BS degree in Engineering
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