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Specialist, Program Management - Rockford

  • Collins Aerospace
  • 5824 Guilford Rd
  • Rockford, IL 61107
  • Full-Time
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Date Posted:

2019-02-12-08:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

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, Power & Controls 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!

This position is for a seasoned professional in Program Management, who works independently, leads small/medium programs, analyzes data, recommends resolutions for program problems, manages vendors, maintains progress reports, and participates in contract negotiation.

Primary Responsibilities:
Leads small/medium programs to support the development of program plans, schedules, and budgets for programs under his/her responsibility.
Analyzes data and monitors programs to ensure adherence to cost, schedule and technical specifications.
Maintains and presents plans and progress reports relating to business aspects of the program(s).
Demonstrates continuous improvement initiatives to optimize efficiency and quality.
Identifies and addresses program problems and recommends resolutions to ensure the successful completion of programs.
Leads program work with the various functional organizations to ensure alignment with the customer program objectives.
Manages vendors, when necessary, to support the program.
Participates in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes, including coordinating preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements, operational budgets, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts to ensure legal compliance and to protect the organization s interests.
Directs all program phases from inception through completion.
Interfaces with customers for project specifications to ensure successful completion.
Manages the contract lifecycle, cost, schedule and performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs.
Coordinates the negotiation, proposals, business plans, budgets and contracts for programs.
Establishes cost focused performance targets and directs work to achieve these targets.

    Qualifications:

    Basic Qualifications:

    • 5 years of relevant experience is required.

    Preferred Qualification:

    • Advanced degree and three years of prior relevant experience.

    Education:

    • Bachelor Degree from an accredited university.

    Preferred Education:

    • Master's Degree from an accredited university.

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

    Note:
    Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
    Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year
    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.
    Note to candidates regarding interview scams: We'd like to make it clear that Collins Aerospace never asks candidates for money. If you've been approached with a job offer that you suspect may be fraudulent, we strongly recommend you do not respond, send money or personal information. Please report any suspicious activity to Talent Acquisition.

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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.


    Note to candidates regarding interview scams: We'd like to make it clear that UTC Aerospace Systems never asks candidates for money. If you've been approached with a job offer that you suspect may be fraudulent, we strongly recommend you do not respond, send money or personal information. Please report any suspicious activity to Talent Acquisition.



    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.