Calspan Corporation

  • Program Manager, Transonic Wind Tunnel

    Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
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  • Overview

    Calspan’s Subsonic, Transonic Wind Tunnel, is the only independently owned and operated wind tunnel in the United States. Our staff is known for its flexibility and responsiveness to our customer’s needs. Customers appreciate this approach, as it enables them in real time, to refine test programs. Wind Tunnel test programs that support the various phases of an aircraft’s development. 


    We are looking for a motivated Program Manager responsible for for managing all activities associated with Programs including writing proposals, estimating cost and schedule, tracking program costs and status, interfacing  with customers and subcontractors.


    Due to security requirements, this position requires US Citizenship. 



    • 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



    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.


    Calspan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

    Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.


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