Orbital ATK Program Manager in Mesa, Arizona
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Orbital ATK, Armament Systemsis seeking aProgram Managerto support our Medium Caliber Guns Segment located inMesa, AZ.
With annual revenues of nearly $4.5 billion, over 12,000 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world’s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation’s largest manufacturer of ammunition.
Orbital ATK Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocket motors across air, sea and land-based systems. We are the largest U.S. producer of small-caliber ammunition, as well as a leading producer of medium- and large-caliber ammunition and medium-caliber gun systems. Orbital ATK Defense Systems also develops advanced capabilities for missile-defense interceptors, fuzing and warheads, weaponized special-mission aircraft, and propulsion/controls.
The position’s primary responsibilities will focus on internal execution of production contracts by leading an established Integrated Project Team (IPT). The selected candidate will further support financial planning, reporting on program execution, and supporting proposal activities related to the product portfolio.
This position is responsible for the following:
Managing the daily execution of programs within the construct of the product portfolio and the Guns Production System
Leading and directing the Integrated Project Team (IPT)
Establishing and monitoring program budget and schedule, utilizing Earned Value principles and tools
Actively managing risks by identifying potential issues and incorporating mitigation plans
Establishing and clearly communicating program objectives and performance to Guns Segment and Division leadership
Driving timely decisions within the IPT and providing recommendations to the Portfolio Manager
Building and maintaining successful relationships with current and prospective customers in the product portfolio
Supporting the growth of the product portfolio through capture and proposal activities
Supporting the Portfolio Manager in executing the strategic plan for the product portfolio
Bachelors' degree in engineering, business, or related discipline
Ten years of professional experience in a relevant manufacturing environment
Three to Five years of program/project management experience in a leadership role with direct responsibility for program profit and loss. (P&L)
Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to manage a cross-functional, self-directed team in a matrixed organization
Demonstrated ability to manage revenue, profit and cash performance of programs
Ability to operate in an international business environment
Strong formal and informal communication skills with all levels of internal and external management
Understanding of Earned Value Management and Lean/Total Quality Principles
Experience in Program Baseline Execution
Defense Industry and DOD contract experience desired
International business experience desired
Ability to operate in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment
Ability to manage risk to reduce likelihood and severity of program impacts
Able to travel both international and domestically up to 25% of the time
Behavioral Competencies for Success:
Timely Decision Making
If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Job Type:Full Time
Desired Travel:less than 25%
Years of Experience:+10 Years