Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) Program Manager - Military veterans preferred

2020-02-04
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Sterling Heights
Michigan
48314
United States

Description

SAIC is searching for an Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) Program Manager to join our team in our Sterling Heights, Michigan office!

 

At SAIC, we fuse technology and engineering to provide product development solutions to customers in a diverse range of US government programs. Widely recognized for providing engineering, testing, prototype, and manufacturing services to the defense industry, SAIC also provides significant support in aerospace and defense. With over 26,000 employees in facilities throughout the United States our unique combination of creativity and ingenuity activates big ideas to solve interesting problems. We want motivated, ambitious people who put the needs of our customers first, bring creativity to their work and will do whatever it takes to achieve success. If you share our passion for providing innovative solutions to complex challenges, we want you on our team.

Are you looking for a dynamic company to join? Are you an experienced Program Manager with an interest in autonomous vehicles or defense? If you answered yes, then SAIC should be your next career move! SAIC is a leader in advanced technology, defense, manufacturing, and so much more. We are on the cutting edge of many new and exciting programs, such as advanced prototypes for next generation military vehicles. We have an immediate opening for a Program Manager that will work on programs such as this and much more. The position will act as the lead for a multi-disciplined team; typically consisting of purchasing, supply chain, process engineering, manufacturing, and quality engineering from program launch to closure. As a Program Manager, the position will monitor progress of suppliers of equipment and production parts to ensure on-time delivery and correct documentation where required. This position is located at our Sterling Heights office.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct planning activities to ensure programs launch on-time and meet deliverables
  • Track and report program budgets throughout program life cycle
  • Monitor timing, quality, scope, technical and cost risks and issues on assigned projects
  • Lead the program change control process
  • Mitigate risks through risk analysis and quantification, resolving issues where possible
  • Elevate and focus management attention when there is not timely resolution
  • Ensure that timely and accurate gate reviews and routine reports are conducted on assigned projects, using these tools to expose risks and elevate issues
  • Remain flexible to changing responsibilities and workload adjustments
  • Act as a customer advocate when conferring with other departments and provide direction on program requirements and priorities within the organization
  • Provide leadership, guidance, coaching and technical support to team members


Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or business is required
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of project or program management experience in a product development and vehicle manufacturing environment
  • Must possess extensive production experience
  • Expert knowledge of Program Management processes such as change control, risk identification and phase gate processes
  • Expert knowledge of Program Management tools such as EVM, risk analyses, communication plans, timing plans, business cases and comprehensive budget analyses
  • Must possess strong leadership/management skills, ability to solve complex problems and be self-motivated
  • Must be customer-focused while also being focused on cost, quality and delivery
  • Expert skills in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal in the English language

Preferred Skills

  • PMP Certification preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification preferred

Desired Qualifications