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Bombardier Program Manager - Bombardier Defense in Wichita, Kansas

At Bombardier, our employees work together to develop mobility around the world, one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment in which it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience.

Your ideas are our fuel.

In your role, you will

  • Be accountable for the overall execution of Modification activities:

  • Develop and track the detailed program schedule and milestones

  • Track program requirements, scope, budget

  • Perform continuous risk management

  • Track and support Flight Test and aircraft modification activities;

  • Track and support aircraft deliveries as required;

  • Coordinate with internal resources/stakeholders such as engineering, operations, quality, logistics, contracts and finance during program execution;

  • Manage external stakeholders/ suppliers to ensure timely execution of deliverables.

  • Act as the face of the organization to external customers;

  • Hold P&L oversight for assigned program and be accountable for overall customer satisfaction;

  • Lead negotiations, proposal and commercial impact phases for contractual change management throughout the program execution;

  • Ensure milestones are achieved per committed schedule and budget – ensuring proactive risk assessment and contingency management;

  • Have intimate knowledge of contractual requirements for assigned program and ensure timely execution and administration to remain in compliance with such requirements;

  • Prepare and lead weekly Program reviews; including internal executive reviews and external customer reviews;

  • Coordinate payment/invoicing;

  • Manage program performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques. Establish and manage program key performance indices.

As our ideal candidate

  • You hold a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (or equivalent);

  • You have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in program management; or equivalent experience;

  • You are team player with initiative and excellent communication skills;

  • You have experience interfacing with operations.

  • You have excellent customer-facing skills and experience are required;

  • You have the ability to effectively negotiate in-line with business objectives;

  • You are able to manage time and prioritize tasks effectively while working toward aggressive deadlines;

  • You have a strong working knowledge of Bombardier's policies and processes;

  • You have a strong technical knowledge of aircraft, aircraft systems and special mission equipment;

  • You have knowledge of CGR, ITAR and previous experience in government and military flight operations exposure would be considered an asset;

  • You may be required to travel (post-Covid) and work extended hours when required;

  • You are eligible to view and handle CGR material as well as be able to obtain a NATO Secret security clearance (as required).

  • You have experience with supplier management.

Bombardier Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer with a non-discrimination policy.

If your profile meets the requirements of the position, we will keep you informed via email or phone.

Join us at: careers.bombardier.com

Your ideas move people.

Job Program Manager - Bombardier Defense

Primary Location Wichita, ADMN / MFG, Learjet

Organization Learjet Inc

Shift Day job

Employee Status Regular