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Principal Program Manager, Space-Based Infrared Payloads

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Principal Program Manager, Space-Based Infrared Payloads -Job Code: 10999 -Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN -Job Description: -For the past 60 years, from the dawn of the Space Age, our L3Harris weather business has been an industry-leading provider of high-precision, space-based instruments for severe weather tracking and forecasting and low-latency, high-throughput ground systems providing command, control, communications, data processing, and spectrum management for domestic and international customers. We are looking for a program manager who will be responsible for successful ground system program execution, customer satisfaction, and financial performance in this high performance business area. The Program Manager leads execution of all phases of programs from start-up to delivery for customers. By drawing upon technical development and project management experience, the Program Manager develops strategies to influence programmatic direction and enable both program and business success. In this position, the Program Manager will communicate directly with customers, leadership, and cross-functional program teams. Opportunities for problem solving and innovation are regularly complex, requiring broad-based consideration of variables that impact multiple areas of the organization. -Essential Functions: -Accountable for overall program performance commitments to include:o Customer Satisfaction: Continually delighting our customers with our values, responsiveness, and overall mission performanceo Financial: Orders, sales, operating income, investment, cash flow, budget, and reserve forecasting and execution -o Schedule: Timely, responsive, and successful completion of all program activities (informal) and deliverables (formal)o Quality: Program deliverables meet or exceed L3Harris and customer expectations--- Collaborate with the supply chain organization to develop and execute strategic plan to ensure supplier performance and alignment with L3Harris program execution and business financial performance--- Responsible for managing the cost, schedule, and technical performance requirements of a program through all lifecycle phases--- Identify program risks and creates opportunities to manage the operational impacts ---- Responsible for program change management, controlling program performance measurement baseline of cost, schedule, and performance--- Develop, review, and approve plans, schedules, subcontract agreements, and other program documents--- Coordinate and monitor supplier activities, deliverables, and finances, and aligns supplier performance with L3Harris business financial performance - ---- Ensure that all resources such as engineering, manpower, production, and facilities are available to support the program--- Ensure clear understanding and communication of program status, changes, and performance to the Customer and L3Harris leadership--- Prepare and provide reports, briefings, and technical reviews to the Customer and L3Harris leadership--- Develop program and adjacent growth opportunities to meet strategic business objectives for the product line or portfolio--- Lead the preparation of program proposals, proposal scope, budget and expenditure plans, and financial terms of contract -Qualifications: ---- Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 12 years of prior experience in the development of high-reliability, space-based products; Or, Graduate Degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience; Or, in lieu of a degree, minimum of 16 years of prior related experienceThis experience will include:o Managing technology development program(s) with annual revenues of $10M+o Managing cross disciplined workforce of approximately 25+o Managing subcontractors and suppliers in a performance-based environmento Managing capital asset development--- Experience with Earned Value Management -Preferred Additional Skills: ---- Experience with space-based hardware development programs or infrared remote sensing--- Strong customer relations with NASA, NOAA, or DOD customers--- Experience managing large, complex development subcontractor performance--- Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills for both internal and external customers

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Fort Wayne , Principal Program Manager, Space-Based Infrared Payloads, Executive , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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