Rockwell Collins Program Manager in Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and we currently have some exciting positions based at our Leighton Buzzard facility, including a Program Manager.

Reporting to the Program Director, you will be responsible for program managing all aspects of the product lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Program manage a new product introduction (NPI) with multiple projects running concurrently and within a matrix organization in conjunction with other project and program managers

  • Liaise with internal departments to ensure that customer requests / deadlines are achieved under budget

  • Generate a strong focus within the team on customer relationships and delivery of the internal objectives

  • Generation of quotations

  • Track the financial performance of the products and be a part of the team to improve its financial contribution to the business

  • Act as a customer focal

  • Contribute to the implementation of robust project management processes

  • Communication with customer on both technical and commercial issues

  • Generate a strong focus on customer relationships and development

  • Lead Continuous Improvement Activities

  • Pro-active member of the Structures Management Team and A350 Program Team, contributing to the improvement of the business

We are looking for a degree qualified candidate with the following experience:

  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office Suite, Project and JDE)

  • Knowledge of NPI product lifecycle – JDP, PDR, CDR, FAI

  • Commercial knowledge / awareness and a strong focus on the delivery of internal objectives

  • Good planning skills (Microsoft Project or Primavera)

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management

  • Proven strong programme management skills in a matrix environment

  • Focus on customer satisfaction

  • Able to think ‘outside the box’

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