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Director, Program Management

Requisition ID:  64971
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Kentucky (3170)

Erlanger, KY, United States, 41018


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 10,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

The Program Director leads the program management function for a business or a group of businesses. Oversees several related programs and ensures that the overall goals are met. Creates and revises programs, develops policies and guidelines, and ensures compliance with government regulations and management objectives. 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

  • Leads the program management function for a business or a group of businesses to achieve overall goals and objectives
  • Provides strategic oversight and business direction across the decision-making roles and responsibilities within all assigned new programs
  • Creates and revises detailed program plans, policies and guidelines; ensures compliance with government regulations and management objectives
  • Collaborates and partners with other internal functions to accomplish product design, production, delivery and support of products
  • Ensures the consolidation of product requirements and development of relevant documents for internal and external use
  • Oversees the development of ROI analyses, opportunity business plans and product development road maps based on specific customer service requirements
  • Seeks to create operating profitability against budgeted standards
  • Directs managers interactions with internal marketing and external sales teams to pursue new opportunities emerging from existing programs
  • Manages risks on program level and ensure appropriate risk management on commercial, projects and in-service level
  • Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
  • Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education Post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years Experience 10 - 15 years of relevant experience

  • Solid experience with project management methodology
  • Possess a strong technical background to understand and evaluate the technical specifications, requirements and capabilities associated with the program
  • Exceptional leadership and strategic thinking capabilities along with the ability to interface with cross-functional disciplines; using excellent interpersonal skills to drive tasks to completion  
  • Self motivated with problem solving and decision making skills      
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple activities and projects
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to develop clear and detailed plans


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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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