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Lead, Program Manager

Batavia, Ohio

Job ID IMS20220905-81943
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Overview

Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical

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My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Description:

Position Title: Lead Program Manager

Job ID: IMS20220905-81943

Location: Cincinnati,OH (Batavia)

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

Job Description: The Lead, Program Manager must understand project management processes and have experience leading large projects involving developing technology, development of hardware and manufacturing of hardware to meet customer requirements. Manages and coordinates all development and production activities on assigned projects. Provides leadership and management guidelines for all assigned team members. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease cycle time and streamline work processes, and works cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.

Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of projects assigned. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.

Essential Functions:

  • Participates in the negotiations of contracts and contract changes.
  • Creates proposals, business plans, statements of work, specifications, budgets and financial terms/conditions of contracts.
  • Standing member of internal and external program teams. Attends team meetings and leads such meetings in Manager’s absence.
  • Leads in customer discussions and negotiations to evaluate requirements for deviations, waivers and engineering changes, ensuring adequate internal coordination.
  • Prepares of internal and external design and management reviews and their associated documentation.
  • Develops and tracks action item lists and distributes to team.
  • Maintains master plans and schedules.
  • Prepares of financial reporting and other required internal reports.
  • Coordinates work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing, quality and administrative areas.
  • Acts as advocate for organizational business decisions and methodologies.
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that is cooperative and supportive of customers, co-workers and managers.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 9 years of experience or Graduate degree with a minimum of 7 years of experience with program/project management or comparable experience in lead roles demonstrating project/program management skill sets.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing risk and opportunities with projects or programs, including cost, quality and schedule.
  • Must be able to obtain Secret clearance within the first six months of employment.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Engineering, or other bachelor's degrees related to Manufacturing Technologies and Processes.
  • Experience using Earned Value Management (EVM) to manage projects.
  • Previous development management experience
  • Previous experience with Development Manufacturing, DOD Contractor or Technical-related department.
  • PMP Certification or equivalent desirable.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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