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Spirit AeroSystems Defense IBT Leader in Wichita, Kansas


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


Provide business leadership in support of the Program Management Office and Program Manager of a stand-alone program or major business/program element where business needs dictate.

Responsible for the day to day performance management baseline. Reporting, visibility and communication of strategic and operational program change/proposal activities necessary to achieve defined program objectives and business plans.

Major responsibilities include: • Managing all business requirements that support the program • Establishing and managing the program cadence; reporting program performance • Ensuring robust change management controls • Maintaining the program organization associated documentation; maintaining and reporting program Change Management and proposal status • Supporting the implementation of program management standards and best practices; coordinating the baselines and associated change activity for program finances

Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Project Management, Financial Acumen, Business Acumen, Managing with Influence, Interpersonal relationships and communication, Team building, Continuous improvement

US Citizenship Required This position requires an active U.S. Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.


Required Skills & Experience:

• Minimum of 6 years experience with a Bachelor’s degree or Minimum of 4 years with a Master’s degree • Experience leading cross functional teams in an IPT (Integrated Product Team) and/or IBT (Integrated Business Team) environment a plus • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required • Excellent presentation creation and delivery skills required • Background requirements: Proposal Management, Leading Cross Functional Teams, Project Management, Industrial Engineering and/or MR&D Proposal experience, SCM Proposal background• Change Management, Risk Management, Earned Value Management • Development and/or sustaining programs • Developing Proposals and Estimating, Operating in a matrix organization • Integrated Program Planning and Scheduling, Cross-functional project management • Experience with Continuous Improvement/Lean/Six Sigma a plus • Conduct regular proposal progress status meetings and maintain the proposal schedule

Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Job LocationsUS-KS-Wichita

Requisition ID 2021-6322

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (4/1/2021 11:34 AM)

Category Engineering