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Senior Specialist, MMS Program Management

Greenville, TX 75401

Job Title: Senior Specialist, MMS Program Management

Job Location: Greenville, Texas

Job Code: IMS20202204-44719 

Job Description:

The L3Harris Aviation Services Sector is searching for a motivated Program Manager (PM) to contribute to the success of the Multi-Mission Solutions Business Area.  The PM directs all phases of programs from inception through completion and is responsible for the cost; schedule and technical performance of company programs. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes, including Coordinates the preparation of proposals; business plans; proposal work statements and specifications; operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities; leads program review sessions with customer to discuss cost; schedule; and technical performance. Establishes design concepts; criteria and engineering efforts for product research; development; integration and test. Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules; identifies program problems and obtains solutions; such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical; manufacturing, administrative, and field team areas. Responsible for managing field team continuation logistics support efforts.

Essential Functions: 

Function as the point-of-contract between the Program Office, Functional Management, the Customer, supplier relationships, and other stakeholders to coordinate efforts.

Establish and maintain strong Customer relations to work in partnerships and understand customer requirements to derive solutions.

Manage assigned programs to meet schedules, performance, and budget commitments (contractual and expected).

Work collaboratively with Program Office and Functional Management, as well as other stakeholders, to define and assign task requirements; estimate and establish budget and schedules; determine appropriate performance metrics; clarify priorities; and develop and implement specific management plans to support the program.

Lead/participate in Integrated Product Teams to assure successful program execution and drive non-value added costs out of the program.

Utilize program management tools to monitor and report program performance to objectives (including budget, schedule, and other management requirements), and facilitate project coordination and decision-making.

Manage budgets.  Provide comprehensive analysis of program requirements and manage impact to program EACs for all related actions.

Interact with Engineering / Engineering design reviews, Planning, Procurement and Manufacturing personnel to ensure appropriate drawings are released and program schedules are achieved.

Manage the logistics requirements for the program and field sites.

Develop / review proposals & Statements of Work (SOW) to establish status metrics and reporting methods that assists with make / buy decisions, follows up on open purchase orders, verifies delivery, participates in resolving supplier issues, approves payment, and maintains necessary records of material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory cycle(s).

Assist in the development and delivery of presentations/recommendations to Company Management, as well as other stakeholders, relating to applicable program management plans.

Support business unit forecasting by providing weekly/monthly sales and awards forecast to leadership and maintain insight into these forecast to provide supporting detail.

Communicate program requirements and support personnel (Engineering, Finance, Quality, Material Control, Purchasing, Manufacturing, etc.).

Identify issues impacting program performance and lead efforts to resolve them to closure.

Effectively transition programs from the capture phase through kickoff, execution, and closure.

Track, manage, and report program attributes including the following:

  • Schedule performance against contract and forecast.
  • Cost performance against budget and EAC. 
  • Labor allocation against program needs.
  • Sales and profit performance against contract acceptance and forecast.
  • Program risks & opportunities.
  • Technical & production issues impacting program performance. 


    Bachelor Degree with a minimum of seven (7) years of applicable experience is required. An equivalent amount of education and experience may also be considered. Preferred degree in Engineering, Management, Logistics or a related field of study.

    • An active DoD Secret Level Security Clearance is required.
    • Recent experience in Commercial and Military Aviation/Aerospace products development and production and/or knowledge of current ISR operations for Tactical ISR, Maritime ISR, and multi-INT programs is strongly preferred.
    • Proven team player with outstanding customer relationship skills.
    • Knowledge of manpower planning, milestone scheduling, PM tools, and related financial management.
    • Capable of managing and working in an environment that is fast paced, demanding, with a focus on problem resolution and process improvement.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Must have high attention to detail.
    • Proficiency skill level with Microsoft Office products to include, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
    • Intermediate understanding of SAP and Microsoft Project.
    • The ability and willingness to travel internationally and domestically approximately 15% of the time to attend customer and vendor meetings is required.

      Position requires an active DOD Secret Security Clearance, the ability to maintain the stated clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship.


Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-19

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