Calspan Corporation

  • Program Manager - Flight Operations

    Job Locations US-NY-Niagara Falls
    Job ID
    2018-1076
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Niagara Falls, New York, Calspan’s Flight Research center is home to a fleet of aircraft that include Learjets, Gulfstream III, and a Premier. These aircraft are used for variable stability programs, flight equipment testing, and a variety of other projects for private and government organizations.  We are looking for a motivated Program Manager to join our team and continue our rich tradition of modifying and flying test aircraft.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Lead program team to achieve program objectives (cost, schedule, quality and technical performance), while managing risks and opportunities.
    • Manage materials definition and configuration by managing support from product engineering, process engineering, and configuration management.
    • Manage the program activities involving department or cross-functional teams. Focuses on delivery within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.  Manage cost for program materials in support of program requirements. 
    • Ensure program budget, materials availability, quality and technical performance are met by managing and directing the activities of team members.Maintain project and technical documentation

     

    Qualifications

    Preferred Education / Experience:

    • Bachelors in related engineering discipline
    • 7+ years in related discipline
    • Project Management Certification
    • Previous management experience or;
    • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

    Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

    • Financial procedures and systems preferably in the Aerospace industry
    • Thorough understanding of program phases and related analysis and reporting
    • Strong understanding of program financial analysis and reporting
    • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Strong written and oral communication skills

    Benefits Package: Our goal is to provide Calspan employees and their families with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k) company match on first 4%, Critical Illness Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program and Educational Assistance Reimbursement.

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