Program Manager, Flight Operations

Location: Niagara Falls, NY
Date Posted: 06-06-2018
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. 
  • Lead program team to achieve program objectives (cost, schedule, quality and technical performance), while managing risks and opportunities.
  • 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
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