Program Manager - 3rd Shift

Location: Buffalo, NY
Date Posted: 06-27-2018
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. The Program Manager will support the Transonic Wind Tunnel, located in Buffalo, New York.

3rd Shift - 9:30 PM - 8:00 AM (4 days per week)

Due to the security requirements for this position, US Citizenship is required

Program Manager Summary:
  Responsible for managing all activities associated with Programs including writing proposals, estimating cost and schedule, tracking program costs and status, interfacing  with customers and subcontractors.

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 Aerospace engineering  
  • 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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