Company: Meggitt PLC
Posted on: April 18, 2019
Requisition ID: 38227
Business Unit: MABS Akron (MABS Akron)
OH, United States, 44306
Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme
environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense
and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across
manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with
regional bases in India and the Middle East.
Directs the overall activities of assigned programs throughout
their lifecycle as required to meet cost, schedule and performance
constraints of the contract. Directs resources to support marketing
proposals and new program introduction with a focus on delivering
products that meet requirements on schedule at quality and within
budget. Provides program management for products in after-market
and provides quick resolution of in-service problems. Overall
objectives are to meet or exceed our Customer s expectations in
terms of program quality, cost and delivery.
Job Core Responsibilities
* Supports marketing new business activities by providing the
program management section of proposals. After contract award,
coordinates and works with marketing to develop plans and set
strategy for achieving follow-on business.
* Acts as the company representative and prime customer contact for
all assigned programs. All customer questions or problems
concerning assigned programs are resolved by the incumbent or
directed to the proper area for resolution. By developing customer
confidence in Meggitt products and services, additional business
opportunities are explored through coordination with the Marketing
* Identifies and secures program team members in agreement with SBU
and Functional Heads. Due to the matrix management type
organization structure for programs, the position does not have
direct line responsibility for employees. The incumbent directs and
coordinates the efforts of all employees assigned to the program
* Responsible for all facets of assigned programs working within
objectives, goals and funding requirements established by
management. Incumbent produces and manages the Program Management
Plan, ensuring all aspects of the program, including Technical,
Commercial and Supply Chain activities are integrated into a Master
Program Schedule. A detailed breakdown of work to be accomplished
is prepared and specific tasks are assigned to various functional
* Maintains a risk management system where risks and issues are
identified, prioritized and mitigation plans and recovery
strategies are defined and actioned.
* Allocates and controls funds and prepares reports to monitor
actual verses budgeted costs. Progress on program status and
performance is constantly monitored through review meetings,
reports and presentations to management and customers. When
necessary the incumbent may lead a team to negotiate changes in the
contractual agreement due to changes in specifications, schedules,
or any other element of the agreement.
* Participates in the resolution of technical and commercial
in-service issues, especially with regards to Customer Interaction
* Carries out special duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor of Science in engineering or other technical
field preferred. Pos-graduate education (MBA) is desirable.
Years Experience: 7-10 years of relevant experience
* The position is both administrative and technical in nature. The
incumbent must possess a strong technical background to undertsand
and evaluate the technical specifications, requirements and
capabilities associated with the program.
* Experience in project engineering, manufacturing and scheduling
* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple activities and
* Effective motivator and communicator.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Strong PC skills, including MS Project and SAP.
* Ability to travel.
This position requires use of information which is subject to the
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants
must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a
U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green
Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
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.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled
veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are
unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career
center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation,
contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or
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