United Technologies Corporation Associate Program Manager in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 72594BR

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: General Management

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

Do you want to be a part of a global business, creating innovative solutions for the aerospace industry’s biggest customers? This is the core of what we do in the Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) business. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, ES focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) is among the largest global suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace products. We design and manufacture aerospace systems for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft and are a major supplier for international space programs. Ground Support Equipment (GSE) provides an extensive complement of test equipment, tools, components, and training, in support of both commercial and military applications all over the world. Within the GSE organization, we have the resources and expertise to design, manufacture and support our products for our diverse aerospace customer base.

The GSE organization is currently seeking an experienced and energetic Associate Program Manager (PM) responsible for the implementation of Ground Support Equipment programs to design, develop, and deliver tools and test equipment for new and existing platforms. The Associate Program Manager is a leadership role which has responsibility and accountability for the program’s overall success. The PM is involved in all aspects of the program, from working with a customer defining requirements to delivering the equipment. This includes all product life phases including a Statement of Work (SOW) with the customer, proposal development, leading the design team, and managing the production phase of the program. The GSE organization is integral to all the UTAS business segments. The organization works in close alignment with the following businesses: Electric Systems, Engine Systems, Air Management Systems, Propellers and Airframe Products, with growth potential into other UTAS business units. The successful candidate will be required to manage multiple programs across various military and commercial platforms. As Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35, Boeing 787, and other emerging platforms are being delivered to more and more customers world-wide, the need for products and services that GSE provides will continue to grow year over year.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establish and/or manage program plans, including customer milestones and budgets using Earned Value Management (EVMS) practices.

  • Coordinate with operations team in managing deliveries to meet customer schedule requirements.

  • Proactively identify problems and obtain solutions, such as allocation of resources or negotiating contractual specifications.

  • Organize and conduct program status reviews, team meetings, and various other regular business activities.

  • Manage Risk/opportunity of assigned work to assure on-time and within budget completion including work performed at subcontractors.

  • Manage changes in scope or period of performance and prepare change proposals as required.

  • Lead the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.

  • Coordinate on-site support, planning, and execution at depot locations.

Qualification:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Institute (PMBOK) certification a plus

  • 2+ years’ experience in project management, and/or a customer facing position in the aerospace industry is required.

  • Experience in a development program environment is considered a plus.

  • The ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal skills, be well versed in MS Office products and have tangible financial/business experience

  • Strong communication skills, ability to navigate competing priorities and a high level of engagement are critical to success

  • Must be able to lead within a matrix organization to achieve business goals and deliver on customer commitments

  • Domestic / International Travel as necessary to be focal point between GSE and customer requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and/or Business Administration with technical acumen is required.

  • Master’s Business Administration is a plus.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

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United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Institute (PMBOK) certification a plus

  • 2+ years’ experience in project management, and/or a customer facing position in the aerospace industry is required.

  • Experience in a development program environment is considered a plus.

  • The ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal skills, be well versed in MS Office products and have tangible financial/business experience

  • Strong communication skills, ability to navigate competing priorities and a high level of engagement are critical to success

  • Must be able to lead within a matrix organization to achieve business goals and deliver on customer commitments

  • Domestic / International Travel as necessary to be focal point between GSE and customer requirements

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, age or any other federally protected class.