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Program Manager – Level III – Product Line

Jackson, Mississippi
Program / Project Management


Job Description

Eaton’s Fuel and Motion Control Systems Division of Eaton’s Aerospace Group division is currently seeking a Manager, Program Management to join our team. This position is based at our Jackson, Mississippi facility.
The Manager, Program Management is responsible for the successful execution of the FMC NPD/sustaining projects and budget allocation for assigned product lines & corresponding locations. The Manager, Program Management will also lead a team of Program Managers to drive customer satisfaction, continuous improvement and life of the program financial performance by managing customer programs, contracts, and business relationships.
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  • You will manage the Profit and Loss of the Irvine NPD/sustaining projects. Responsibility, Authority and Accountability (RAA) for every project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost and quality commitments.
  • You will champion IPT leadership across the site and facilitate the implementation of program management processes at the sites.
  • You will supervise the Project and/or Program Managers assigned to the NPD/sustaining programs, establish objectives and goals and provides direction to the program and project teams in areas of customer concerns, and manage potential changes in scope and risk assessment.
  • You will provide overall Platform or site / business unit interface with the customer, improve organization responsiveness to customer requirements and manage customer expectations and contractual commitments internal to the business.
  • You will ensure adequate support to the program teams by coordinating PM reviews, preparing & publishing PM metrics and reports, maintain metrics for programs and contracts for earned value (CPI/SPI), quality, technical performance and delivery through all of the PROLaunch phases.
  • You will coordinate all risks and requirements of the platform program into a complete integrated entity.  This is accomplished by planning, controlling, integrating all projects and programs and measuring all elements to ensure the requirements and goals are successfully achieved.  
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum 12 years experience
  • Experience in a technical industry
  • Minimum five years of direct management/leadership experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Technical degree from an accredited university
  • Master of Business Administration degree from an accredited university
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP)
  • Experience in Aerospace industry
  • Experience in engineering, program management, supply chain, quality or other technical function
Position Success Criteria :
  • Willing to travel up to 25% of the time if based in Jackson, MS location; willing to travel up to 50% if remote

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Job: Program / Project Management

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 051765