Defense contractor involved with product development and manufacturing of various systems for military aerospace and vehicles in the Los Angeles International Airport area is searching for an experienced Program Manager/Project Engineer. We support many military prime contractors including Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, BAE, and Raytheon.
Responsible for managing product development with emphasis on accelerating the development cycle and transition into production. Successfully deliver results to customers to achieve program delivery meeting performance requirements.
Plan project schedules including required resources and implement by deadline
Communicate with internal/external customers and work with functional areas such as Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality to ensure customer needs are addressed and targets are met
Facilitate the process of ensuring that all customer requests/questions are addressed in a timely manner
Liaison with suppliers and sub-contractors-ensure delivery of material to meet compressed development cycle (negotiate and issue Purchase Orders on critical items)
Create/Manage presentations (PDR, CDR, TRR), manage Customer Program deliverables, SDRLS, hardware, reports, etc.
Manage the transition between Development to Production (Product release, drawings/route sheet release, supplier base, etc.)