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Curtiss-Wright Corporation.

Program Manager

Curtiss-Wright Corporation. - Santa Clarita, CA

The Opportunity: Senior Program Manager, Santa Clarita, CAThe Senior Program Manager will serve as the principal point of contact to key military and commercial customers by showcasing your technical program leadership within the Rugged Embedded Computing industry. Demonstrate your seniority with the Defense and Aerospace embedded environment by managing technical, multi-million dollar budgets, scheduling and leading action-oriented teams in the execution of integrated systems development programs.The Challenge
Must be familiar with the architecture and implementation of complex VME board product and integrated systems for Defense and Aerospace; the hardware development process; the integration and test requirements and methodologies to support these complex systems integration activities
Ownership of the schedule and cost management on programs managed - Holds program and proposal Kick-off Meetings, establishing baselines for planned cost, design configuration and schedule - Establishes and tracks metrics to monitor performance and progress.
Lead multi-disciplinary teams within a matrixed organization
Act as a central authority for the Company in its relationship with internal and external customers.
Establish program status reporting to anticipate and take corrective action in problem areas before they occur, with appropriate line organization.
Takes a proactive stance by developing contingency plans in potential risk areas and identifying contingency plan deployment criteria to resolve potential problems. Reports potential problems to upper management.
Ensure pertinent written records are maintained that document all agreements / commitments related to the project.
Actively pursue new business and will be responsible to coordinate proposal responses both formal RFPs and informal inquiries.
The Senior Program Manager will work with Engineering and support organizations to analyze proposals with respect to cost/risk/quality, lead source selections and negotiation teams, and monitor subcontract costs, schedules, and technical performance.
Your Expertise
A minimum of 10 years related experience
Extensive background in strategic planning, competitive assessments, and bidding/acquisition of multi-million dollar contracts
Experience in working with the Defense and Aerospace customer community and in serving as a principal point of contact to key military and commercial customers
Management leadership of annual multi-million dollar budget
Strong interpersonal skills especially in team building/maintenance and customer relationships
Technical and program leadership experience and familiarity with the Single Board Computer industry and integrated systems development are required
The candidate should have experience with customer communications, negotiations and proposal management
The candidate will contribute to weekly and monthly strategic planning, plan execution and technology roadmap updates.
The candidate must be able to keep team members focused on schedule milestones and objectives and must motivate team members to develop cost effective, customer-oriented solutions and approaches.
Able to lead by action and example.
Must be able to act independently and make decisions on administrative / operational issues affecting the success of this organization.
Educational Requirements
Bachelor or Master's Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering Preferred (or equivalent)
MBA is desirable
This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

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Curtiss-Wright Corporation.


Program Manager Curtiss-Wright Corporation. - Santa Clarita, CA, United States


Location: Santa Clarita, CA

Company Profile:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation has the most renowned legacy in the aerospace industry. More than 80 years ago, Curtiss-Wright was formed by the merger of companies founded by Glenn Curtiss, the father of naval aviation, and the Wright brothers, renowned for history’s first flight. These technological pioneers ushered in the era of aviation and their trailblazing spirit made history. Curtiss-Wright has changed dramatically over the past eight decades, and continues to transform itself to be at the forefront of the markets that we serve.