Program Manager/ Integrated Scheduler Supplier Development

Open Position

Location: Greer, SC USA
Reports To: Director of Quality and Supplier Development

Scope Of Position

• Integral supporter of supplier partnership-building through proactive communication, risk management and supplier development initiatives.
• Provides project management and integrated scheduling for the planning and execution of supplier developments and transitions.
• Delivers effective supplier development and transition projects promoting on-time delivery of quality components and materials.
    • Manages multiple projects with shared responsibility for project results aligned with project deliverables and metrics.
    • Collaborates with functional managers to ensure project is appropriately staffed with requisite skills/capabilities as well as to ensure team member responsibility and accountability for assigned deliverables.
    • Coordinates system integration of all projects across functional leads (engineering, quality, mfg engineering, supply chain and finance) at both Vericor and supplier partners.
    • Responsible for project planning, integrated master scheduling, coordinating, and executing the project plan for the development and/or transition of suppliers through first article and initial production part qualification.
    • Performs project risk management planning; budget and resource planning; and, project charter and scope development activities.
    • Creates a project structure including timelines, project plans, actions, resources, team responsibilities and status reporting.
    • Identifies, monitors and reports appropriate project metrics to track costs, schedule, and quality deliverables.
    • Facilitates effective communication and coordination of project status, risk mitigation and other business critical information reviews among project stakeholders to ensure project success.
    • Communicates newly discovered issues quickly and effectively to plan investigations, mitigations, and communicate potential impacts, while leading the effort to eliminate or minimize impact.
    • Ensures completion of appropriate Project documentation in compliance with Vericor procedures.

     

    • Technical discipline bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum 5 years project management experience
    • Integrated scheduling experience
    • Program/supplier project management experience
    • Risk and opportunity management experience
    • Experience with project planning software, such as MS Project or similar
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 30% of the time.
    • Proactive communicator and influencer
    • Strong relationship building and teamwork mindset
    • Ability to multi-task projects simultaneously with intentional urgency
    • Structured problem solving (e.g. 8D or A3 Thinking) expertise
    • S. work authorized applicants only

     

    • Mechanical Engineering degree
    • PMI-Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification or project management degree.
    • Experience with gas turbines engines and components.
    • Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) trainer (T3) experience
    • Structured problem solving (e.g. 8D or A3 Thinking) trainer (T3) experience
    • Aerospace/Aviation manufacturing site work experience
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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