Principal Program Manager – Simulation and Training Solutions

Category: Administration
Job ID: 14682
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Posted Date: December 5, 2018

Requisition ID: 14682

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America’s Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Collins Aerospace is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Principal Program Manager – Simulation and Training Solutions to join our team in Salt Lake City, Utah or Orlando, Florida. A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Collins Aerospace as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It’s an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Collins Aerospace.

Job Summary

Life Cycle Responsibility for products. This includes business pursuit and capture, product development, transition to production, customer delivery and support, and transition out of production. Must coordinate activities across the Collins Aerospace shared business model; Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, and Service functions. Program complexity is the primary criteria for leveling, and dollar value of programs is secondary.

Job Responsibilities

  • Builds strong working relationships internally. External customer contacts are typically first level and on occasion higher level program management, engineering, maintenance and procurement agents.
  • Has understanding of systems engineering concepts, manufacturing processes, decision point processes and engineering processes.
  • May prepare pursuit and order capture strategies including most important requirements, competitive face-off, customer contact plans and related action planning.
  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems. May refer to established precedents and policies. Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve objectives would normally have a serious effect upon the administration of the organization.
  • Understands the industry and customer.
  • Responsible for managing a program which is of moderate risk and complexity or portions of larger programs. Typically responsible for programs between $25-$50M (total program) or key strategic program with long term revenue potential of $25-50M within 5-10 years.
  • Responsible for existing products, services and business. This includes managing obsolete parts, production and delivery, and customer support. Responsible for product and service roadmap for future product features/enhancements. May be assigned key strategic programs preparing and/or implementing new strategic initiatives.
  • Plans, directs and monitors program budget and serves as primary customer contact for program information. Has R&D responsibility for upgrades to existing and smaller new products. Has responsibility for profit/loss of the program.
  • Responsible for program/business area growth. Annual internal and/or external R&D generally between $10 and $20 Million. Strategic R&D investments may approximate these levels over 1-5 years, as appropriate. Responsible for program/business area P&L.
  • Ensures that all required resources such as engineering, engineering support, production, services, facilities and the like are available for the program.
  • Responsible for meeting program budget and schedule.
  • Has primary responsibility for program growth, may be responsible for marketing new technology or follow-on business.
  • Responsible for risk management of existing products and large development programs.
  • Works with some supervision. Supports program status reviews to executive level on occasion.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline or in the absence of a degree six years of related experience

At Collins Aerospace, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Collins Aerospace University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that’s just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

Tuition reimbursement

And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.