Staff Program Manager

About the job

Moog’s Santa Barbara Operations provides sub-systems and components for every mission critical system on a modern military vehicle. Our heritage is in electrohydraulic and electromechanical actuation systems and now, through acquisitions and internal development.

Moog provides expert solutions in:

  • Stabilized Turret Drive Systems
  • Integrated Weapon Systems (full turret from mechanical design to fire control electronics and software)
  • Ammunition Handling
  • Data Control and Distribution
  • Power Management and Distribution

We are looking for a a Turreted Weapon Systems Staff Program Manager Lead to add to our team. Working closely with the Business Unit Leadership, the Staff Program Manager Lead works with a team of highly skilled Program Managers supporting the efforts from the proposal phase, through design, transition to production, and fielding of our Turreted Weapon Systems, all in support of “equipping those who defend freedom”.

Here’s what you’ll be working on day to day:

  • Lead, develop, and mentor 2-6 Program Managers
  • Coordinate with the PM team to forecast and document the required personnel needs (engineering, supply chain, technicians, etc.) for each program
  • Work with the PM team to ensure that the contractual requirements for hardware, software, delivery, etc., are met through planning, monitoring, and expediting
  • Assist the PM team with the generation of program-specific master schedules for production, engineering, etc., through coordination and collaboration with customers, as required
  • Monitor overall Turreted Weapon Systems programs’ costs, schedules, task completions and deliveries for performance against schedules and work with the team to take appropriate action
  • Lead the efforts to update and report individual program status, major events, issues, etc., to senior leaders inside and outside of the organization, including information concerning status of current programs, leads on new business, trends in hardware issues, and program pricing
  • As a member of the Turret Weapons Systems’ leadership team, support all aspects of new business proposal development including providing inputs to Sales Managers for development of bookings and Sales Forecasts

Here’s what you’ll need to bring with you:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in a technical field (preferably engineering), and a minimum of ten years of program related work experience
  • Must be familiar with methods, procedures and techniques used in quality and material control systems
  • Must have excellent listening, collaboration, and persuasive skills to both understand, explain, and expedite when necessary
  • Strong interpersonal skills are a must to handle internal and external customers in a positive manner regarding information impacting their programs
  • Must have excellent writing skills for customer and Moog communications as well as proposal work
  • Ability to organize and influence people, as well as an outstanding ability to communicate and facilitate with a highly collaborative and consensus driven leadership approach
  • Proven knowledge and experience with formal project management, including use of project management tools
  • Earned Value Management experience, preferred
  • Understanding of the technology involved with Turret Weapon Systems and military ground-mobile systems, highly preferred
  • Industry Certification(s) desirable, i.e., Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Global Information Assurance Cert., Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Information Security Manager (CSSLP, CISSP, GICSP, GSEC, CEH or CISM)
  • Ability to access US export-controlled information (ITAR)
  • Ability to obtain a US security clearance

Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog’s high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the company can be found at www.moog.com . Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we employ over 11,500 employees in 28 countries. While we are most known for our products that are the best in the industry, what’s unique about Moog is our enabling, pioneering culture. We operate within a culture of trust and mutual respect, allowing our employees to collaborate to produce cutting edge technology.

At Moog we work in an environment where people trust, respect and encourage one another. We believe in our people and it shows in everything we do. We’d like to invite you to become part of our continued success.

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

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