United Technologies Corporation Assoc Dir, Gen Mgmt in Rockford, Illinois

Job ID: 01270475

City: Rockford

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Category: General Management

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Date Posted:

2018-10-04-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

Collins Aerospace, Rockford, IL facility is currently seeking a highly motivated, high energy, experienced Associate Director of Programs and Business Development. The leader who holds this position will be responsible for program execution of our program management team, increasing bottom-line performance through best-in-class program performance and increasing top line performance by driving organic growth.

Core Role:

Serve as the leadership interface between Mission Systems Rockford, IL and our external customers.

Provide guidance and mentorship to the Program Managers, as direct reports.

Develop and ensure adoption of processes that support program goals and business needs.

Manage and guide programs through all phases of the program management process in accordance with Collins Aerospace ACE and Program Management System Standards including management by Earned Value and a philosophy of continuous improvement.

Program financial performance to ensure site and business unit goals are met or exceeded.

Oversee program technical performance to ensure that program objectives are well understood and that programs actively manage risks.

Lead and provide oversight of customer and management technical and business reviews Lead the preparation of technical, business and cost proposals for current programs, and support Business Development activities in capturing opportunities related to current products and programs.

Provide leadership assuring that necessary program reviews are in place for compliance to customer requirements: coordinate/facilitate management reviews and support leadership team meetings.

Manage all aspects of associates’ activity as to provide growth and foster development and motivation.

Prepare and manage manpower and budget plans to achieve optimum results.

Work with management to ensure that a quality culture is prevalent while promoting problem resolution activities that support the customer as well as the producer.

Provide Programs support and maintain a strong working relationship with other functional disciplines.

Leadership of cost-reduction activities.

Manage compliance with government, industry, and import/export regulations as required.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • MBA or advance degree highly preferred

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience leading engineering, program management or manufacturing teams or as a business unit manager

  • Minimum five years of experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

  • Five years as an Aerospace and Defense Program Manager with direct customer interface experience and skilled at conflict resolution and technical program resolution.

  • Key skills include business development knowledge, a strong business sense, technical background and familiarity with technical product development

  • Excellent verbal and written communication to support the completion of customer and management technical and business presentations, proposals, and reports.

  • Assist in leading group process improvements using our Collins Aerospace continuous improvement system (ACE), including the continued development of standard work for program management group processes.

  • Actively support the organization’s efforts to meet or exceed EH&S goals and plans, must comply with the EH&S Policy and applicable regulatory and company EH&S rules and requirements.

  • Due to specific contracts US Citizen is required.

  • Candidate should have the ability to apply for and obtain a US Government DoD Security Clearance.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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