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Manager III, Program Management – F16 Production

The Airborne Processors directorate within SAS Electronics Warfare Systems (EWS) is seeking a Program Manager to lead the growing suite of F-16 Modular Mission Computer (MMC) Production Programs. The F-16 Fighting Falcon is the world’s most capable 4th generation multi-role fighter, serving as the workhorse of the fighter fleet for 28 customers around the world. The F-16V, the latest F-16 configuration, includes numerous enhancements designed to keep the F-16 at the forefront of international security. This latest configuration has opened up a significant FMS market and the USAF Service Life Extension Program has extended viability of the platform through ~2050 thus creating a substantial business base for many years to come.

The Program Manager (PM) is responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical execution of the F-16 MMC Production contracts. The contracts are issued from a major prime customer and include multiple FMS end users. Current firm backlog extends through 2021. In 2019, a Multi-Year IDIQ contract will be awarded for up to 600 systems to be delivered through 2024. The successful candidate will incorporate best practices to optimize execution, drive increased efficiencies and improve affordability of the products. They should have a proven history building high performing cross-functional teams and strong customer partnerships. The MMC Production programs are a significant contributor to ABP and EWS financial performance. Quarterly EAC’s are classified as Major and require frequent communication with the ABP and EWS Leadership Teams. This position will also require a significant amount of proposal lead experience to manage and execute multiple concurrent proposals that are frequently in work.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills):
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional related working experience
  • Strategic leadership experience with full Profit & Loss (P&L) responsibility of at least $25M
  • High level of proficiency in PM Best Practices in the areas of IPDS, Earned Value Management, Program Cadence, Gate Reviews, IMP/IMS management, Risk and Opportunity Management, Program Staffing, and Production Manufacturing Metrics.
  • Production PM experience with a diverse set of customers (DoD, FMS, DCS, Primes) and contract types (T&M, FFP, IDIQ)
  • Experience executing programs with significant IDS CCA, SAS CMC, and Major Sub Content
  • Experience managing and mitigating risk of Diminished Manufacturing Sources (DMS)
  • Proven ability to proactively identify and execute cost reduction initiatives using Raytheon Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Ability to analyze data, and develop metrics and data visualization to convey message and initiatives to team and program leadership
  • Experience as a Proposal Manager with in-depth knowledge of the cost estimating and TINA proposal process
  • High business acumen with contract negotiation experience
  • Experience executing Multi-Year and IDIQ contracts
  • Collaborative manufacturing experience across geographies and multiple business units
  • Proven history of demonstrating initiative, persistence and creativity in problem solving
  • Existing Secret clearance with the ability to obtain special accesses
  • PM Cert Level 4
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
  • Experience managing Aircraft Integration, USAF and/or Lockheed Martin programs.
  • Hands-on experience with Circuit Card Design and/or Assembly
  • Experience transitioning manufacturing facilities
  • In depth knowledge of EX/IM Requirements and Processes
  • Experience with Transition-to-Production programs
  • Strong understanding of Space & Airborne Systems business practices, portfolio of products and technologies.
  • PM cert level 3
Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Science or related field
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems. 130317

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