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Job Role:
Office, Senior Manager
United States
Annual salary from:
160000 €
Aircraft type:
Other Civil Aviation Other (Not listed)
Job description
  • Program Manager


    $150k - $160k

    Columbus, MS 39710

    Our Client is a defense aerospace company headquartered in Madison, MS. Their Company offers a global one-stop-shop solution for aftermarket aerospace services. They have over 4,200 employees at our 65 U.S. and 35 international locations and proudly employ over 1,900 veterans.

    They take pride in their ability to deliver rapid solutions while minimizing risk and fostering solid working relationships. They support, repair, and maintain aircraft and aircraft components to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and military standards throughout their 100 worldwide locations. They attribute their success to accomplishing program tasks in a way that is most advantageous to their customers.

    Our Client is an equal opportunity employer. They encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals. If you have previous experience as an Air Force Group Commander/Superintendent – AC Maintenance and have civilian experience after the military in a similar role, AETC (Air Education and Training Command) experience is preferred, PLEASE APPLY!!


    Serves as production management lead for large aviation maintenance support organization. Responsible to program manager for the technical execution of the contract, and the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs.

    · Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, daily performance, and maintenance support requests. Directly manages production supervisors and mid-level managers. Identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or negotiating change to contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program.


    · Lead technical execution of aircraft maintenance services contract. Provide daily oversight of operations to include management of employees and company resources. Manage production and maintenance effort for fleet of T-1, T-6 and T-38 aircraft and support activities.

    · Perform as program manager in their absence

    · Lead teams composed of multi-disciplined personnel to ensure realization of program objectives.

    · Act as a primary customer contact for program activities including briefings to senior customer management

    · Participate in negotiation of contracts/changes, coordinate preparation of proposals, statements of work, request for proposals and proposal evaluation.

    · Communicate program status, issues, risks, opportunities and plans to program manager and executive management

    · Provide day-to-day guidance and mentoring to employees and functional leads (Contracts, Business Management Quality Assurance, and other support staff agencies).

    · Provide oversight and coordination of subcontractors.

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    · Possess knowledge of aircraft/aviation maintenance, modification, and related planning and execution.

    · Prior aircraft maintenance production superintendent level experience a must.

    · Experience with Air Force aircraft maintenance operations per AFI 21-101 series publication; AETC experience a plus

    · Detailed knowledge of US Government acquisition practices to include contract management

    · Knowledge of aircraft subsystems and components used for modification, upgrade, sustainment. *LI-MN1


    · Bachelor's Degree plus

    · 4 years of aviation aircraft maintenance management, production, flight line and backshop experience


    · Associate degree plus

    · 8 years of aviation aircraft maintenance management, production, flight line and backshop experience


    · High School Diploma plus

    · 12 years for aviation aircraft maintenance management, production, flight line, and backshop.


    · Experience with T-1, T-6 or T-38 aircraft a plus

    · Leadership experience in multi-disciplined organizations or programs with Firm Fixed Price contracts and Cost-Plus contracts.

    · Must have demonstrated leadership and people management and development skills.

    · Possess strong oral, written, and presentation communications style and skills.

    · Possess strong customer relationship skills.

    · Must have prior program management experience for military or DoD programs.

    · Working knowledge of MS Office suite to include MS Word, Power Point, Excel and MS Project.

    · Must be able to obtain DoD Security Clearance (Secret Level)


Physical Requirements:

· Must be able to work in aircraft hangar environment.

· Must be able to climb/board aircraft.

· Must be able to bend, stoop, balance, kneel, crouch, reach, grasp.

· Must be able to walk for long distances moving from one work site to another.

· Must be able to work primarily with fingers such as for typing.

· Must be able to communicate effectively. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

· Must be able to lift/maneuver up to 20 pounds.

· Must have close visual acuity to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects or small parts.

· Must be able to work in extreme heat.

· Will be subject to noise and hazards such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat. Subject to atmospheric conditions such as fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

· Must be able to work in narrow aisles or passageways.

This vacancy is being advertised by TARCG INC. The services advertised by TARCG INC are those of an Employment Agency.

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