Project Manager - Flight Test In-Service Operations

Project Manager - Flight Test In-Service Operations

Deutsche Aircraft

Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany

This is what you can do

As a leadership personality in Program Management Aviation you will contribute significantly to fulfilling the PM strategy and drive all company targets including delivering an innovative product in terms of technical features at cost, on time and quality. 

The position holder regularly exchanges information with all involved departments and reports to the Head of Operations Program Management.

Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Overall leadership, direction and guidance of all facets of your assigned programs, projects for test aircraft provision to flight test;
  • In alignment with flight test department planning of test aircraft provisioning within the program portfolio;
  • Responsible for the communication, cost, schedule and technical performance of your teams to ensure successful program execution incl. develop and monitor program KPIs;
  • Resolve conflicts, demands and priorities on assigned programs;
  • Work unplanned program issues to a best solution, including development of plans-forward, escalation and increased resources, as required;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with engineering, operations, contracts, subcontracts, finance, security, staffing, and procurement;
  • For supplier program management, responsibilities will focus on managing the cost, schedule and technical performance of key vendors.

You’ll bring this with you

  • B.S./B.A. in Engineering, Science or Mathematics or equivalent;
  • 5+ years of relevant aerospace industry experience with landing gear;
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully leading engineering, development, test and certification projects > $15M;
  • Demonstrated experience in flight test campaigns and/or test aircraft modification;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience implementing, EVMS, Risk & Opportunity Management, and IMS tools and processes (Microsoft Project is a plus);
  • Supplier program manager roles additionally require experience successfully managing vendors - generating SOWs, evaluating proposals, performing source selections, evaluating and leading the cost, schedule and technical performance of suppliers;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and leadership experience;
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

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