Operations Program Manager

    • Wayne, NJ

Job Description

See what you're missing. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too.

Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first - exemplified by our mission: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us®." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with us.

Communications and Navigation Solutions (CNS) has technology, engineering and program teams that educate and mentor colleagues to deliver leading Communication and Navigation capabilities. We welcome all those who have big ideas, crave innovation, want to drive fielding velocity and have the passion to bring the warfighter home safe.
Our Operations Program Manager will oversee and manage production and development programs. The OPM serves as the liaison between project management and planning, project team, engineering design team and line management as the program design is proven out in our Pilot Lines and then ramps to our customers shipset rate per month along with the following duties:

  • Prepares and implements project execution plans and identifies technical, manufacturing, and business resources needed for the programs success.
  • Manages the programs budgets, quality and schedule to meet programmatic deliverables. Additionally, the OPM will assess the issues and lead the team to develop resolutions that meet productivity, affordability, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Provide guidance to identify the need for technical back up for decision making to the project team.
  • Needs to identify and mitigate technical and schedule risks to program execution.
  • Interface and coordinate production priorities within the Product Line.
Required Skills and Education
Candidate must have team building experience.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to generate required documentation supporting the execution of the contract.
Ability to Present information to audiences containing internal and external customers.

Preferred Skills and Education
Prefer a BS in a management or technical field.
Previous experience building and leading teams.
Familiar with Microsoft Office Products.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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