Program Manager II

Job Description

Eaton’s Fuel & Motion Control Systems division, a part of our Aerospace sector, is currently seeking a Program Manager II to join our team. This position is based at our Irvine, CA facility.


Position Overview:


This position is responsible for the successful execution of the NPD Program(s) and projects and their budget allocation. Lead the Integrated Product Team(s) to drive customer satisfaction, continuous improvement and life of the program financial performance by managing customer programs, contracts, and business relationships.


The incumbent will manage the Profit and Loss of the NPD Program(s) and projects, including, Responsibility, Authority and Accountability (RAA) for every project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost and quality commitments.


You will also be responsible for executing IPT leadership across the Program, seeking team input to promote rapid resolution to issues, and coaching/providing feedback/rewards on performance indicators.

 

You will supervise the Project Managers assigned to the Program, establish objectives and goals and provides direction to the program/project teams in areas of customer concerns, potential changes in scope and risk assessment, and facilitate the implementation of program management processes at the site, business unit or Division.

 

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.


In this function you will:
  • Manage effective customer communications, expectations, and contractual agreement to improve organization responsiveness to customer requirements. 

  • Ensure standard program management processes are utilized and adequate support to the program and project teams by coordinating PM reviews, preparing & publishing PM metrics and reports.

  • Maintain metrics for program for earned value (CPI/SPI), quality, technical performance and delivery through all of the PROLaunch phases.

  • Coordinate all risks and requirements of the program into a complete integrated entity.  This is accomplished by planning, controlling, integrating all projects into the programs and measuring all elements to ensure the requirements and goals are successfully achieved.

  • Provide periodic program updates (Program Status Report – Green/Yellow/Red) of current situation relating to contractual milestones and problem/high risk areas (e.g., technical, cost, and schedule).  Provides updates to the business units as well as divisional, and group levels.

  • Play a key role in developing new business proposals and executing the overall program plan.

  • Coordinate and monitor a One Eaton Aerospace program technical personnel across multiple sites

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in Program Management; or a combination of Program Management with some Engineering and/or Product Development Management.

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

  • 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.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Irvine, CA will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experienced in Aerospace New Product Development (NPD) programs

  • Engineering degree preferred

  • Proven Leadership skills - capability to lead change in an Integrated Team (IPT) environment across multiple sites and customers globally.

  • Fully demonstrating to proficient in Program and Project Management methodologies, processes and tools

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP) highly recommended

  • Experience in Risk Management
Position Criteria:
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment, get results and drive change through others.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills as well as planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus

  • Ability to effectively present results and recommendations to senior-level executive team.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

 
 
 
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Job: Program / Project Management

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

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time