AIM Aerospace, Inc. Contract - Aerospace Program Manager in Orange City, Iowa

General Position Summary:

Positions main responsibilities is receiving composite products or project concepts from customers and moving that product or concept through the phases of development and commercialization into full rate production.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Manages multiple projects concurrently including scheduling all activities in project management program, schedule production time, monitor all tasks, and lead kickoff and status meetings.

  • Manage quoting activities assigned by business development, existing customers/products, pull technical teams together, create and manage cost models, source/quote materials, lead assessment meetings.

  • Manage production transfers, lead transfer kick off meetings, coordinate and schedule new equipment procurement, new process training, new hire training, shop aids, tooling transfers, process transfers, and administer necessary paperwork.

  • Provide production support through RMA Monitoring/resolution, RMA evaluation, customer contact, lead engineering change process, lead and evaluate customer revisions, coordinate material changes, troubleshoot scrap, communicate issues and understand cost impacts.

  • Forecast revenue

  • Develop SOW’s with deliverables in collaboration with customers

  • Develop plans, budgets, and timelines for completion of products.

  • Selects resources for products and plans

  • Communicates progress and statuses to management as well as the customer.

  • Works with sales and customers to establish, manage and control project scopes and deliverables.

  • Create, maintain and communicate project budgets, spending and financial status indicators

  • Direct multi-disciplinary teams to and from product concept, through development and onto complete production level commercialization.

  • Ensures accurate documents/specifications are generated for new product designs and manufacturing processes and documents are transferred to vendors and relevant internal groups.

  • Ensures the output of product development is manufacture able and transferable into production.

  • Contributes to developing design platforms and innovative solutions to design problems for the future.

  • Develops an understanding of existing patent landscape surrounding area of expertise.

  • Supports marketing groups in preparation for presentations, advertisements, training material, and sales catalogs and brochures and generate new sales with existing customers.

Specific Job Skills:

  • Knowledge of thermoset polymers and processing

  • Experience with presenting, communicating, and leading groups of teams

  • Experience with aerospace process specifications and qualifications

  • Prior participation in a AS9100/Nadcap certified organization

  • Knowledge of FAA component certification

  • Must have experience with conflict management

  • Advanced Excel, Smartsheet, Project Management software

  • Must be US Citizen/Permanent Resident (ITAR)

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor of Science Engineering required, M.S. preferred

Specific Job Skills:

  • Knowledge of thermoset polymers and processing

  • Experience with presenting, communicating, and leading groups of teams

  • Experience with aerospace process specifications and qualifications

  • Prior participation in a AS9100/Nadcap certified organization

  • Knowledge of FAA component certification

  • Must have experience with conflict management

  • Advanced Excel, Smartsheet, Project Management software

  • Must be US Citizen/Permanent Resident (ITAR)

AIM Aerospace, Inc. is a Drug Free workplace.

Pre-employment drug screen required.

Applicants must meet ITAR Requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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