ISB Programs Manager III

ISB Programs Manager III

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Columbia City, Indiana

Executive & Management




Join a top employer who delivers cutting-edge technology that supports naval forces worldwide. Aplin has partnered with a global organization in the defense industry who is looking for a Production Program Manager to join their team in Indiana. You would be accountable for the cumulative performance of multiple programs/projects and the individuals performing the management of each project.
The role is open to US citizens only, and candidates must be eligible to obtain the relevant security clearance required for the role due to the nature of the programs and customers they service.  Relocation assistance may be provided.

  • Delivery of program goals within the defined cost, schedule and scope
  • Ensure the product developed and delivered is of the appropriate quality
  • Lead multidisciplinary team of contracts, purchasing, quality, finance, engineering and manufacturing through indirect reporting structure
  • Obtain the needed support and resources to achieve execution
  • Ensure optimal application of resources
  • Execution in accordance with released process and procedures
  • Clear and concise communication of each assigned effort to internal and external customers
  • Achieve sales and profit goals for individual efforts
  • Promote best practice and continuous improvement in delivery of scope
  • Develop proposals and bids in support of customer requests
  • Work under own initiative
  • Promote a safe work environment for project teams
  • Monitor and control progress across the project lifecycle
  • Maintain positive relationship with customers
  • Regular communication of project status to internal management
  • Support internal and external audits against company process and procedures
  • Maintain appropriate project and program records
  • Participate in the continuous improvement process and initiatives

  • Basic professional degree with 10 years of experience in project or program management position with responsibilities delivering project and program goals or an advanced professional degree with 8 years of experience
  • Capable of leading small to large ($1M-$30M) production programs
  • Experience in engineering development or product manufacturing environments
  • Comprehensive/in depth understanding of project management
  • Manages large, high level complexity projects with minimal oversight or direction
  • Recognized as an internal project expert with broad experience in a project leadership role
  • Takes consultative direction against annual goals
  • Manages large complex tasks within projects
  • Communicates within and outside the organization to influence practices and approaches
  • Develops the project team members in support of project goals and organizational skill sets

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