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Kaman Corporation Program Manager in Wichita, Kansas

We are seeking a Program Manager to oversee and direct all aspects for implementing new production and legacy programs. This position has the overall responsibility and ownership of the program and program results including budget, schedule, scope and quality for small to medium size programs limited to one location. They will ensure efficient and profitable management of the program.

  • Identify and assign actions to program stakeholders, including action items and schedules.

  • Develop program plans and baseline expectations.

  • Identify and control program risks.

  • Track and report program status.

  • Lead all necessary stakeholders through facilitating daily standups and program meetings as needed.

  • Manage program execution and schedules.

  • Support business development activities.

  • Support Research and Development initiatives.

  • Review program technical and contractual requirements.

  • Maintain strong communication with program customers.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BS in Business or other related field required, Masters preferred.

  • Program Management Certificate (PMP) strongly preferred.

Experience and Abilities:

  • Minimum of two years of manufacturing experience with extensive program management is required.

  • Business Development and Inside Sales experience preferred.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and create strong relationships with customers.

  • Experience managing a team/stakeholders to meet business needs.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Visio, and Project Management applications.

  • Ability to effectively make schedules in order to meet customer demand.

  • Experience with Six Sigma, Kaizen and/or Lean techniques is a plus.

Job ID: 2022-6888

Name: Kaman Aerospace

Name: Shift 1

Street: 1650 S McComas St

Post End Date: 2/28/2022