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Operations Program Manager

Nashua, NH, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Operations / Production
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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See what you’re missing. Our employees work on the world’s most advanced electronics – from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we’re innovating for the future. And you can, too.

Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first – exemplified by our mission: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®.” Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with us.

Electronic Combat Solutions (ECS) has technology, engineering and program teams that educate and mentor colleagues to deliver leading Electronic Warfare capabilities. We welcome all those who have big ideas, crave innovation, want to drive fielding velocity and have the passion to bring the warfighter home safe.

Our Operations Program Manager will oversee and manage a major program in our Advanced Electronic Warfare Solutions. The OPM serves as the liaison between project management and planning, project team, engineering design team and line management as the program design is proven out in our Pilot Lines and then ramps to our customers shipset rate per month. The OPM prepares and implements project execution plans and identifies technical, manufacturing, and business resources needed for the programs success. The OPM manages the programs budgets, quality and schedule to meet programmatic deliverables. Additionally, the OPM will assess the issues and lead the team to develop resolutions that meet productivity, affordability, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives. The OPM will provide guidance to identify the need for technical back up for decision making to the project team. The OPM needs to identify and mitigate technical and schedule risks to program execution. This OPM will also interface and coordinate production priorities within the Product Line. The candidate must have a current/active Secret Clearance and be able to obtain special clearances as required by our customer.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

*Experience in a manufacturing


*Experience with product

transition to production as well as ramping production rates

*Experience with Cost

reduction, Cost take out, and affordability

*Experience with proposals

*Experience with Supplier interface

*Leadership skills (influencing in a matrixed organization: Teams w/o direct reporting relationships).

*Excellent written and verbal skills.

*Strong command of Microsoft Office standard applications (Word, Excel, etc.)

*Strong work ethic

*Technical Degree, Technical background, or Technical Knowledge through work experience.

“Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship or Permanent Resident status”

Preferred Skills and Education

*Experience working with Supply Chain MRP systems.

*Strong history with Cost Account Management

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