Sr Program Manager
Curtiss-Wright - Industry, CA

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Position Summary: Under minimal supervision assumes responsibility for day-to-day operational management of all activities and functions in a designated program area within a line or staff department, including developing, implementing and evaluating program policies, procedures and standards; determining program service levels and enhancements; developing and monitoring program budgets; providing technical advice and/or supervision to staff, other departments, the public and other agencies, and performs related work as required.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the entire activities of a project which delivers a product to a customer.
  • Through any staff member, ensures efficient movement of materials, documentation, work effort required to meet production schedules.
  • Coordinates product delivery requirements with production, purchasing and engineering departments.
  • Evaluates schedules and product status to determine appropriate actions to ensure delivery of products on time.
  • Will direct activities through the use of company plans.

Functional areas reporting to this position are:

None

Essential Skills and Experience:
  • 5 years of related experience, in a functional organization or program/project group.

Minimum Education requirements:
  • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework related to the area of assignment and five years of experience within or related to the program assignment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.

Competencies:
  • Judgment, decision making, analytical skills to include:
    • Identifies, evaluates, and resolves non-routine problems
    • Makes accurate, timely, informed decisions
    • Synthesizes complex or diverse information
  • Leadership to include:
    • Guides group or individuals toward common objective
    • Demonstrates a send of urgency about next steps
    • Develops cooperation and teamwork
  • Adaptability to include:
    • Willingly accepts change & communicates change positively
    • Maintains effectiveness in varying environments
    • Willingly handles new assignments
  • Interpersonal Skills to include:
    • Establishes and maintains effective relations with relevant individuals and groups to achieve desired results
  • Demonstrates respect for people their concerns and their well being
  • Planning and Resource Management to include:
    • Forecasts needs and set priorities
    • Identifies and effectively utilizes appropriate resources
  • Communication skills to include:
  • Clearly, concisely, and accurately presents information
  • Communicates directly, openly, and honestly
  • Replies quickly to requests
  • Develops clear and concise documentation
  • Initiative and Risk-taking to include:
    • Seeks and develops new and difficult challenges and accepts responsibility
    • Creative – develops innovative approaches and ideas
    • Takes calculated risks when potential negative consequences are understood
  • Technical competence to include:
    • Applies essential skills in performance of job responsibilities
    • Knowledge of technical information
    • Produces high quality work
  • Strategic Focus/Vision to include:
    • Perceives the impact and implication of decisions on the components of the organization
    • Translates vision and strategy into a clear, actionable goal
  • Development of people to include:
    • Clarifies organization goals and objectives
    • Specifies expected level of performance
  • Bias for action to include:
  • Recognizes and works to overcome obstacles
  • Aggressively pursues goals and objectives
  • Has personal conviction to take independent action

Expectation for All Employees:

Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors:
  • Competence and commitment to excellence
  • Teamwork - building strong, long-term partnerships with our suppliers and customers (internal and external).
  • Integrity - commitment to and acting with high ethical standards.
  • Respect - demonstration of esteem, concern, and courtesy towards fellow employees
  • Compliance within required standards
  • Continuous improvement - sustaining an environment that fosters the elimination of waste and variation in process.
  • Commitment to our community
Accountability and ownership - taking responsibility for one's actions and an active role in career development.

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