Technical Program Manager IV in Santa Ana, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 11/30/2020

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    Santa Ana, CA
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Job Description

Job Title
Technical Program Manager IV

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
The Technical Program Manager provides hands on oversight for management for a portion of the programs executed and managed by Secure Communications in Santa, Ana CA. They are responsible for providing regular project communications, both internally and externally to the appropriate stakeholders so that projects are delivered on time and within budget. They are the single point of contact to customers for resolution of project and operational issues, and performs periodic project and program reviews, making recommendations for improvement and marshalling the implementation of those recommendations. They actively participate in project planning including detailed MSProject scheduling, adjusting timelines, and modifying scope documents to achieve Program objectives.
Essential Functions and Competencies
Qualifications / Education / Experience
-- Understanding the client program objectives and alignment of operational support activities to meet those objectives. -- Establishment of Program standards, policies and processes. Ensuring proper program alignment with all individual Projects. -- Facilitates communication with the client and Secure technology internal stakeholders. Regularly engages the client to maintain current pulse on customer perceptions, needs, challenges and potential business opportunities. -Takes ownership for maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction. -Advocates for the client while maintaining ability to counsel customer when program improvements require customer-side modifications. Strives to achieve trusted advisor status with customer. -- Monitoring and providing oversight of projects. Regularly compile and communicate information related to critical activities, resources and timelines. -- Create Executive-Level Dashboards to report overall Program Health. -- Creation and ownership of the program management plan. -- Initiation of the program’s projects. -- Ensures that the program has adequate support. -- Monitors the program against plan. -- Assists in identification of program level risks and manages same. -- Provides support, mentoring and advice to project managers, supply chain and key production personnel. -- Reports on project status to program executive (VP of Programs) -- Monitor and control project performance.

• Manufacturing environment experience in box builds, hardware etc. • Design Engineering Experience • Government contracts experience desire. • Hardware experience - ability to read schematics at a high level and understand mechanical assembly, procedures and manufacturing a plus • Financial acumen – must be familiar with financial planning, spending, budget analysis, earned value management a plus • Proposals – ability to manage and be a direct contributor to proposals a plus

-- B. S., Engineering or equivalent experience managing design, development, and qualification programs. -- 8-10 years Hands-on Program Management experience in Defense and Aerospace, OEM and Design Engineering as well as Government Contracts exp.
Job Category
Design Engineering
Job Location
Santa Ana, CA, USA

Pay Type
Travel Requirement
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