DRS Technologies Inc. Operations Program Manager II in Melbourne, Florida
Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.
Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.
For additional information, please visit our website at www.LeonardoDRS.com.
LEONARDO DRS Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. We develop, manufacture, and support 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.
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.
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
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
*Basic Qualifications *
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
/Leonardo DRS and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #EOIS/