26 days old

Program Manager I

Parker Aerospace
Irvine, California 92618
Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $14.3 billion dollar, global company.

Parker is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 62 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.

Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Parker Aerospace is a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. The company supports the world’s aircraft manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.

Position Summary
Manages and is accountable for the contract performance for divisional programs or a set of related projects to achieve programmatic business objectives throughout the program lifecycle. Serves as the customer advocate and ensures effective program management processes, schedule, cost, resources, risk, project change management, and commitments to customers are met.

Manages a program or combination of programs of broad scope and complexity. Programs typically are for a large or a diverse set of customers, market segment(s) or product line(s). Program scope is generally evaluated based on non-recurring engineering cost of the program(s).

Has regular interaction with customer and division team leaders coordinating across multiples sites and may cross divisions.

Reports to Division PMO Leader.

1. Ensures customer requirements are met and are in the best interests of Parker by creating the program charter, baseline plan, and other program management components. Ensures that the cost basis and/or pricing is correct by evaluating resource requirements, and performing risk analyses. As described by AGS PRM-01 (Program Management Policy).

2. Responsible for integrated program schedules, data integration, tracking of financial and quality performance, and implementation of corrective actions covering all areas of program responsibility. Addresses critical issues on complex programs and leads the team to develop action plans to improve performance.

3. Leads the development of program plans covering mature and new product development programs. Participates in program planning efforts; directs all phases of programs throughout the program lifecycle.

4. Serves as the primary point of contact to the program’s customer and is responsible for the negotiation of contract changes related to scope management.

5. Organizes and leads programs by defining and identifying required expertise; provides feedback on contribution and performance to team members and their direct manager if in a matrix role. Responsible for plans, budgets, staffing, training, and development of direct staff.

6. Oversees and approves task planning on programs including resource requirements and effort estimates related to program performance. Establishes and communicates overall priorities and changing program requirements to functional areas. May manage and/or specify subcontracted work.

7. Ensures strong customer relationships by responding to all customer requests and serving as the primary point of contact for assigned program activities, status and problem resolution.

8. Serves as key presenter and facilitator at major program reviews. Ensures meeting actions are documented and communicated.

9. Acts as a consultant to management on specific programs or overall program management. Establishes goals and objectives required to complete programs. Provides mentoring within program management and leadership to varied project teams.

10. Maintains professional and technical/product knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical/specialty publications, and/or participating in professional associations. Shares specialized knowledge with others and serves as a resource or expert on program management principles and practices.

11. Required to work across sites at the division level to coordinate key development programs, cost reduction initiatives, and interface with multiple key stakeholders.

12. Serves as a division level interface for key customers which requires frequent travel to Parker sites and customer visitation.


Education and Experience / Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities PMP Bachelors degree (BS/BA) in Engineering, Sciences, Business or a related field; and prior program or significant project management experience. PMP certification required, typically within 6 months of assignment; advanced degree (MS/MBA) and additional certifications (e.g. PgMP, PMI-RMP) preferred. Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through ten or more years of related work experience; including four or more years leading and functioning as the customer interface for multiple projects/programs of varying complexity and scope and direct leadership of teams. Prior cross-functional and business experience preferred. Expert knowledge and proficiency with program management processes, methodology, and architecture. Ability to effectively demonstrate business skills and lead multiple projects, professional staff, and cross-functional matrixed teams. Thorough knowledge of industry practices and the marketplace associated with fielded product or service. Specialized knowledge of aerospace commercial or military contracting and procurement requirements and understanding of financial and labor cost systems and production processes. Proficient in the use of business applications software and the ability to use specialized project management and financial applications. Skilled at analyzing and interpreting complex policies, contractual language, and financial reports. Ability to respond to and negotiate with customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Skilled at communicating and presenting program information to various levels of management, customers, and/or suppliers. Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for this position. (“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf

Salary Details

Bonus 8-16%, Standard Benefits, Relocation


Posted: 2019-08-27 Expires: 2019-10-11

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