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Program Manager

Requisition ID:  101233
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Akron Group (3005)

Akron, OH, United States, 44306

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 9,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Airframe Systems division brings together an extensive range of skills and abilities to support some of the world’s leading commercial, business and military aircraft manufacturers.

Across its five product groups, Airframe Systems produces a host of world leading technology. Our Braking Systems product group supplies both military and commercial aircrafts.

We seal essential spaces, such as landing gear, wings, engines, nacelles, windows and doors, and produce intelligent air data systems and sensors that measure altitude, angle or acceleration. These sensors can be used on planes, train control systems or even missile control systems.

Whether it’s developing new radome solutions, fuel delivery systems or high-altitude life support systems, Airframe Systems embodies the innovation at the heart of Meggitt.

Job Designation

The Program Manager plans, organizes, and manages all activities necessary to ensure the successful completion of assigned program within established objectives. Oversees program lifecycle and ensures results meet requirements regarding quality, reliability, scheduling and cost projection. Partners with all internal functions responsible for product design, production, delivery and support of product(s) assigned. Works with customers to ensure satisfaction and promotes customer relationship with Meggitt.  

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Oversees program lifecycle and manages all activities necessary to meet business goals and objectives.
  • Develops detailed program plans; including budget, resource allocation and program communication.
  • Manages the entire program process with P&L responsibility.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction through excellent service and communication.
  • Consolidates product requirements and develops relevant documents for internal and external use.
  • Develops ROI analyses, opportunity business plans and product development road maps based on specific customer service requirements.
  • Works closely with other internal marketing and external sales teams to pursue new opportunities emerging from existing programs.
  • Creates forecasts of new opportunities and expansion of existing programs.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor degree required. Engineering degree or other technical field preferred. Post-graduate education (MBA) desired.
Years’ Experience: Minimum 5 years of relevant experience required
•    This position is both administrative and technical in nature
•    Strong technical background is required to understand and evaluate the technical specifications, requirements and capabilities associated with the program
•    Previous experience in project engineering, manufacturing and scheduling desired
•    Ability to work independently and interface with cross-functional disciplines; excellent interpersonal skills to drive tasks to completion
•    Demonstrated ability to manage multiple activities and projects
•    Self-motivated with problem solving and decision making skills    
•    Strong PC skills required; experience with MS Project and SAP preferred
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to develop clear and detailed plans
•    Ability to travel

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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