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Program Manager

Company: Jet Midwest
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Who are we?

Jet Midwest is a full-service commercial aviation company, specializing in the sale and lease of commercial aircraft, engines, and parts as well as aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services to the aviation industry. This position is located at the Kansas City International Airport Area, in the former TWA Overhaul Base facility. We are looking for a motivated, high-energy team member to join our Commercial Programs Team.

What you should know about the day-to-day:

The Program Manager is a highly visible position, responsible for providing assistance and direction to Sales, Finance, Technical, Asset Management and Asset Trading functions, managing activities on assigned major programs and projects including projections, proposals, project team leadership, negotiations, and customer support from contract award through product delivery. This position holds substantial autonomy and latitude to identify and solve problems within an assigned program.

You will need to take ownership of daily tasks:

  • Function as the 'Primary Point of Contact' for all Program activities
  • Provide project planning, technical & operational leadership, and coordination for assigned business program/s to cross-functional teams such as Sales, Operations, and Finance
  • Identify and provide support for sales and new business opportunities within assigned program, including inventory analysis, market value, and sales strategies related to the applicable assets
  • Control and manage schedule, cost, contracts, customers, and risk for assigned programs by utilizing schedules, reports, action items, and team meetings as appropriate
  • Maintain internal processes to review and track program activities and costs, including third-party services, with the goal of reducing overall cost and schedule flow time and report as necessary to the customer
  • Provide feedback to management to demonstrate the effects and probable results of various plans and proposals and conduct post-project evaluations on the effect of decisions to reduce future risks and enhance future outcomes
  • Other duties, as assigned You're a great match for this role if you have strong, specific experience with and can demonstrate your talents in:
    • Team leadership
    • Project management
    • Professional communication while engaging with people at all organizational levels to influence performance and change, with a solutions-oriented approach
    • Using data and analysis to drive decision making We're a great match for you if you have:
      • A bachelor's degree, diploma or equivalent, or FAA Airframe & Powerplant license, or equivalent field experience suited to this role
      • 5+ years of aviation-related technical Program/Project management experience
      • 5+ years program management with end-to-end process development and improvement experience
      • Working knowledge of FAA regulations, ATA standards, and EASA regulations
      • High self-motivation and ability to work to deadlines while managing multiple tasks and conflicting priorities
      • Strong proficiency with MS Office, particularly Excel, and general office technology We're an even better match for you if you also:
        • Have worked with the Quantum ERP system
        • Have technical aviation experience
        • Have experience with introduction and disposal of aircraft
        • Have experience working with outside investors and consignors to perform mutually agreeable asset evaluations
        • Love efficiency and can help build improvements in processes
        • Dream about airplanes You'll be building relationships through:
          • Direct and regular interaction and coordination with team members at all levels of our supply chain Our work environment is:
            • Entrepreneurial, challenging, competitive, flexible, fast-paced, and fun
            • Collaborative and growth-minded We offer great benefits to employees:
              • Eligibility for our comprehensive benefits program starting the 1st of the month after 30 days of full-time employment
              • 401K with company match
              • Robust Paid Time Off
              • 10 paid Holidays
              • Growth opportunities

                Other important information:

                While performing the responsibilities of Program Manager, you will be seated at a desk, using a phone and computer, most of your workday. Less than 5% of your job duties will require the ability to: walk long distances, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The noise level is usually low, as consistent with an office environment. At times, some lifting may be required, up to 10 lbs.

                This job posting is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the Materials Program Manager position and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of knowledge, skills, ability, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position.

                Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

                EOE M/F/D/V

Keywords: Jet Midwest, Kansas City , Program Manager, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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