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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Melbourne, FL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 

 Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest.

Job Summary

The Operations Program Manager II acts as a liaison between manufacturing and program management to ensure cost, schedule, and quality targets for manufacturing sites, product lines, or work cells are consistently met

Job Responsibilities
  • Capable of resolving complex issues/problems utilizing comprehensive understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Develops and recommends short- and long-range objectives, consistent with organization guidelines
  • Coordinates operations and communications within, between, and among various functional areas
  • Ensures operations conform to the organization's policies and procedures, values, and federal, state, and local regulations
  • Establishes, monitors, and ensures customer satisfaction
  • Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating and controlling
  • POC Accountable to Program Office and Management for all Program Operational Requirements
  • Operations Lead for IPT accountable for Production Operations Management and Risk and Opportunities
  • Customer Interface for Operations supporting IPT
  • BOE Author and Coordinate Operations quoting
  • New Awards – Facilitate Operations Inputs and accountabilities and assure proper production readiness and kick-off
  • Contract Schedule Review and Approval (Lead Times and Capacity)
  • Manage AOC and B2B, Sales and Operating Plan
  • Strategically align master production schedule to level load factory capacity and streamline supply chain to support contract schedules
  • Coordinated supplier/part selection and production engineering decisions during NPI
  • Developing and executing plans required to meet or exceed all contract and Internal Operating Plan
  • Understand cash flow management principles
  • Develop and manage financial plans and forecasts inclusive of Revenue/ GM/ Cash/ EAC management
  • Perform variance analysis of schedule and cost on a formal and informal basis
  • Manage inventory effectively
  • Implement accepted production process and supply chain revenue enhancement and cost containment solutions
  • Provide leadership for true root cause analysis and corrective action decision-making on production programs
  • Coordinate EC Incorporation Management Support (CCB) and impacts
  • Continually identify Risks and proactively deploys mitigation plans while developing/managing opportunities through the program life cycle
  • Coordinate Operations inputs in preparation for, IOP, Metrics, PMR's, etc.
  • Assure a timely closeout of completed program to ensure that all obligations are satisfied and program documentation is properly recorded
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
Job Responsibilities Part II
  • Attend applicable internal or external customer meetings
  • Participate on special project teams
  • Support and lead new product introduction (NPI) activities
  • Maintain knowledge of current manufacturing and continuous improvement trends in the industry
  • BS Degree in Engineering, Management or related field
  • 7 plus years of relevent experience
  • Deltek Costpoint experience preferred
  • Proficient technical expertise with demonstrated application
  • Knowledge and familiarity with standards (ISO, AS, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, negotiation, communication and writing skills

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