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GE Aerospace

Program Manager Rolls-Royce & LM6000 Safran and PM Operations CFMI Leap & CFM56

Orbassano, Italy

Job Description Summary

At Avio Aero, a GE Aerospace Business Unit, we've been reimagining the power of flight for more than 100 years. We are specialized in the design, production and maintenance of components and systems for both the civil and military aviation.

This position combines the role of Program Manager for Rolls Royce and LM6000 Safran and Program Manager Operations CFMI. In this position yuo will be part of the Commercial European Programs Team and you will be Customer Advocate in Avio Aero, driving programs to meet Company's goals and targets, contributing to set the most effective organization and identifying and mitigating financial risks.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities for the Rolls Royce and LM6000 Safran programs

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  • Responsible for the execution of program (New Make), maximizing benefits and opportunities in the contract
  • Create and execute an integrated plan to meet Company economics/financial and contractual targets within the allocated budget, including margin expansion initiatives
  • Define, update and monitor budget, business plan, economics (REV, GM, etc.), financials (collection, etc.), program KPI (OTD, VoC, etc.)
  • Actively identify and manage risks and keep risk register updated
  • Execute activities to address customer concerns to maximize Customer satisfaction
  • Lead the cross functional Program Team (ENG, GSC, QUA, etc.)
  • Responsible for the flow-down of Customer Demand to GSC
  • Responsible for Program Control Board preparation and Configuration Management
  • Foster the adoption of the Lean approach in the management of processes, to maximize the quality of the execution
  • Support the Commercial Team during all the phases of an offer, starting from the Customer's needs through the negotiations, until the hand-over at the Kick-Off meeting
  • Support the preparation of program reviews with the Customer, in accordance with the contractual and Customer expectations
  • Monitor the program progress (reporting relevant KPIs, EV etc.) at the operating rhythm (MOR, QMI, Cash Flow, ...)
  • In depth knowledge of all aspects of the assigned contracts, responsible for regular updates of business plan
  • Delegated for approval, signature and archiving of the documentation sent to the Customer (PO acceptance, official letters, etc.), as per DoA list
  • Responsible for the cash collection from the Customers and the recovery of any past due
  • Responsible to monitor and control the program costs, also through the regular use of SPP

Essential Responsibilities for the Leap and CFM56 Operations

  • Responsible for the Leap and CFM56 On Consignment Stock (OCS), both reporting updates to Finance and the Leadership and managing actively input and output through a continuous work with the Customer and the Avio Aero shops, to contain the OCS level and meet the company goals
  • Lead the weekly review with the Supply Chain to monitor the status of deliveries to Safran, specifically on Leap, addressing timely any rising issue, anticipating potential future disruption and reporting status to the Leadership
  • NPI: responsible for the industrialization of the CFM56 conical support according to the agreed plan and budgeted quantities
  • Execute activities to address customer concerns to maximize Customer satisfaction (through the Safran Supply Chain POC)
  • Lead the cross functional Program Team (ENG, GSC, QUA, etc.) for what concerns Manufacturing topics
  • Responsible for the flow-down of Customer Demand to GSC
  • Support customers in their needs following the contract requirement: industrialization process; technical support; equipment requirement
  • Support the preparation of program reviews with Customer, in accordance with the contractual and customer expectations
  • Monitor the program progress (reporting relevant KPIs, EV etc.) at the operating rhythm


  • Master's degree from an accredited University or College (Engineering preferred)
  • Solid experience in management of complex projects in a structured company
  • Ability to lead across functional and customer / supplier teams, both on-site and remotely
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external customer organizations, including top management
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to effectively manage a matrix team / organization
  • Consolidated experience in acting in programs team or equivalent coordination role
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and risk management expertise
  • Fluent written and spoken Italian and English
  • Work Visa, in accordance with local regulation, is required

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Orientation to the Customer
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Knowledge of contract law and export license processes

What we offer

Smart working and work life-balance

Avio Aero, when possible, promotes remote work and encourages a good, healthy and satisfying work-life balance. We value our employees' wellbeing; hence we offer a variety of improvement programs aimed to preserve anyone's psychological safety and daily needs.

Total Rewards

At Avio Aero, we understand the importance of Total Rewards. As a new joiner to Avio Aero we are pleased to offer the following welcome benefit plan:

  • Performance related bonuses and local bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits platform
  • GE share plan
  • Life and injury insurance
  • Medical coverage
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee special awards (service and recognition)
  • Local special agreements and discounts
  • English and languages training for you and one member of your family
  • Technical, Leadership and development trainings

Inclusion & Diversity

Avio Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are strongly committed to maintain an inclusive and diverse environment. Every employment decision is taken regardless to national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, etc.

We are not all the same. Just be Yourself @AvioAero!

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Client-provided location(s): 10040 Rivalta di Torino, Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy
Job ID: GE_Aerospace-R3752225
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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