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Program Manager

Company: Forrest Machining Inc.
Location: Valencia
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description:As Program Manager the incumbent is responsible for managing an order from estimate through delivery. This includes participation in the review of Contract terms (as requested), Risk analysis, Schedule development and adherence, Resource Management, Make / buy decisions, and acting as the primary Customer liaison/advocate.The Company:Founded in 1978, FMI Aerostructures is a leading provider of critical structural components and assemblies for the aerospace and defense industry. With 230,000 square feet under roof and over 130 available spindles, including 31 large bed multi-spindle gantries, FMI Aerostructures is one of the largest independent A&D manufacturing businesses in North America. We are proud to serve key A&D customers such as Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, PPG Aerospace, Spirit Aerosystems, Blue Origin and many more. With over 240 employees, our full service capabilities include complex machining, large part capability, state of the art NC programming, engineering support, advanced assembly, benching, forming, drilling and more. If you are looking for stability and growth potential in a company that supports a team environment, we'd like to hear from you. We are always looking for exceptional individuals to join our team, who have a high desire and drive to succeed both personally and professionally, in a fast-paced and growing company.Sound like the right opportunity for you? Then please continue reading---Who is our ideal candidate?-- You thrive on the details. If you don't have the details that you need, then you thrive on finding them.-- You know all the questions that need to be asked--- and not just the easy stuff.-- You eat, breathe, and sleep process, but are adaptable enough to plot a new course at a moment's notice if need be.-- You're planning for the worst-case scenario, while knowing how to deliver on time, and on scope.-- You listen as well as you communicate.-- You like to problem solve in your sleep.Desired Skills and Experience:-- Requires related experience in the Aerospace/Airframe Industry with a comprehensive understanding of large multi-spindle, 3 and 5 axis machine shop in a job shop environment-- Working knowledge of manufacturing airframe components, from medium-sized details up to complex large-sized components and assemblies-- 5+ years in Program Management (or related position)-- Experience in Job Boss, Shop Boss or similar ERP system-- Proficient in Microsoft suite-- Must possess excellent strong written and verbal communication skills-- Must be detail oriented-- Bachelor's or master's degree in Business and/or Engineering is desired (or equivalent experience)-- APICS certification preferred-- Expert ability to follow up and follow through on all tasks, attention to detail and accuracy is required-- Ability to interact with all levels including senior management and influence decision-making-- Establishes high standards for self and others and knows how to positively motivate internal and external stakeholders to achieve those same standards.On a day-to-day basis this person will:-- Support Capacity planning as required-- Create Industrial schedules / LOB / Action Trackers / RAILs and communicates to all pertinent departments as required.-- Review Contract terms (concurrent with the Contracts Administration) and establishes tracking mechanisms to ensure all Contract terms are complied with, risks are understood and communicated to all Stakeholders-- Establish monthly, quarterly and annual sales plans-- Identify customer opportunities and works with all pertinent departments as required to secure follow-on or new business-- Oversee Job releases (released from Production) to ensure they are released in time to support schedule and ensures material/ hardware is released to support schedule-- Work with Supply Chain to ensure the release of shop orders and POs for Outside Manufacturing of parts/details and Outside processing.-- Provide quote for OM, OSP and other processes prior to making PO-- Meet with sub-tier suppliers as required to meet customer delivery requirements-- Work with Estimating, Contracts, the Director of Program Management, Engineering, Master Scheduler, and the General Manager for all customer Expedites and Schedule moves-- Manage delinquency, schedule risk and evaluates and initiates mitigation efforts for late starts to mitigate impacts-- May be required to support other departments as needed to meet monthly goals-- Responsible for any MRB activity to assure parts keep moving through internal and external processWe offer competitive pay, medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits as well as an employer-match 401K. We also offer generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid sick days. In addition, we offer bonus, tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities.Requirements:PI200901796

Keywords: Forrest Machining Inc., Los Angeles , Program Manager, Executive , Valencia, California

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