Program Manager

Stockton, CA 95206

Posted: 05/15/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -052024-18937 State: California

Job Description

Program Manager

Location: Stockton, CA (100% Onsite)

Industry: Aerospace / Defense Manufacturing

Salary: $125k-$140k Depending on Experience

Employment Type: Direct Hire


We are searching for an experienced Program Manager to join our Aerospace client s team! The successful candidate will be responsible for overall program performance including cost, quality, and schedule. The will manage the program to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives.


  • Minimum bachelor s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, or related field required.
  • 5-10 years of experience in Program Management required.
  • PM experience in an aerospace structure, space structures, or general aerospace environment highly preferred. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have good technical writing and computer skills.
  • Must have some Technical Aerospace Structural background.
  • Extensive experience and judgement to accomplish goals.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident due to ITAR requirements.


  • Responsible for all decisions relating to cost, quality, technical issues and schedules. This includes review and approval of all direct program purchases, as well as the review and management of weekly labor reports, NCR s and shipments.
  • Direct line authority for the Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians assigned to him/her.
  • Directs Technical issues associated with the project.
  • Generates Weekly Status Reports and schedules in MS Project for program team, management and customers.
  • Holds weekly Program Review Meetings with direct reports plus Engineering, Quality Assurance, Purchasing, Contracts and Operations.
  • Reviews all contract changes for Cost and Schedule impacts and ensures incorporation into the customer s Purchase Order.
  • Direct customer communications as needed, including written correspondence, teleconferences, reviews, customer visits, etc.
  • Generate closed Program Reports, explaining variances to budget and schedule.
  • Bid and Proposal support, including Estimating Workbook, technical write-ups, etc.
  • Selects personnel according to knowledge and experience in the area with which the program is concerned.
  • Confers with staff to explain program and individual responsibilities for functions and phases or program.
  • Directs and coordinates personally, or through subordinate personnel, activities concerned with implementation and carrying out objectives of program.
  • Reviews reports and records of activities to ensure progress in being accomplished toward specified program objective and modifies or changes methodology as required to redirect activities and attain objectives.
  • Controls expenditures in accordance with budget allocations.
  • Ensures program history is archived (photographic, MID s, all program documentation).
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Keywork Searchstring: Cost Accountant II, CAS, Cost Accounting Standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GAAP, MRP, Material Requirements Planning, Raw Materials, Finance and Business Operations, Manufacturing, Defense Contracting, Defense Manufacturing, Government Requirements, FAR, Federal Acquisitions Regulations, Accountant, Costing





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