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Program Manager

Company: Parker-Hannifin, Corporation
Location: Cary
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary The role of the program manager is to lead and manage aerospace electro-mechanical development projects to ensure they meet deliverables, product & project cost targets, and product performance objectives. The incumbent interfaces directly with the customer and works closely with various cross-functional team members. The approach is based on establishing plans, monitoring progress, and taking action to manage risks throughout the life of the program. The program manager will be familiar with the different roles within the extended team and understand when and how to engage internal and external resources. Success will depend on: Ability to lead a cross-functional team to achieve the program goals Strong organization skills and able to manage through uncertainty Developing strong customer relationships Collaboration and teamwork with other leaders in the organization Understanding the product development process and procedures Showcasing a strong work ethic and enthusiasm for the job at hand Responsibilities Leads the cross functional team to ensure program success. Creates and maintains project plans and maintain to meet changing needs and requirements. Manage overall risk of the program to ensure mitigation and contingency plans are in place. Monitor project scope and proactively manages any change requests. Serve as a primary interface to the customer for project related issues. Interface regularly with Technology and Business Teams. Effectively communicates relevant project information to management and team members. Manage project to approved budget and product cost against the targets. Identify resources needed and work with Functional Managers to staff the program. Facilitates team and Customer meetings. Work with team on new proposals ensuring schedules and costs are understood. Manage the program to the established development process. Captures lessons learned for sharing with other teams. Limited travel with potential international travel involved. Qualifications REQUIRED BS degree in a technical or business field with 8+ years relative experience in technology environment. Experience managing complex projects. Experience leading cross functional teams. Excellent leadership and communication skills. Ability to lead cross-functional project teams in matrix environment. Proven record of teamwork. Ability to negotiate resources, schedules and requirements. Familiarity with project management tools such as project scheduling, risk and scope management. PREFERRED Advanced degree in a technical field or MBA. Experience in aerospace and/or electromechanical product development. Supervisory experience. PMP Certification from Project Management Institute. Parker Hannifin Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13.7 billion, global company. With annual sales of $13.7 billion in fiscal year 2020, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 49 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parker's engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world's greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges. Equal Employment Opportunity Parker is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on grounds of age, race, religion, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation or disability in relation to recruitment and employment. Drug Tests Drug-Free Workplace In accordance with Parker's policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

Keywords: Parker-Hannifin, Corporation, Cary , Program Manager, Executive , Cary, North Carolina

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