Full Job Description
Position: Patriot Systems Upgrade Kits Production PM
Location: Tewksbury, MA (Innovation Drive)
The Patriot Programs Integrated Business Team delivers the world’s most advanced air and missile defense system globally. RDM is the prime contractor for Patriot, the world’s most sophisticated long-range, high-altitude, all-weather air and missile defense system.
The Patriot Systems Upgrade Kits Production program provides modernization upgrade kits to deployed Patriot systems around the globe. The Patriot Systems Upgrade Kits Production Program Manager is responsible for all facets of program execution and new business capture across the Patriot Systems Upgrade Kits Production portfolio. This includes responsibility for managing new business price proposals, all production scope, technical requirements, schedule, and cost performance and accountability for meeting program milestones on assigned contracts. The Program Manager acts as the primary interface with the customer to ensure continued alignment with customer requirements and program execution. This position will require the ability to coordinate and effectively operate among multiple functions, government agencies and the customer at both the senior/executive leadership and product execution levels. This position will report to the Patriot Systems Production Program Manager.
This position requires the hired candidate to be able to obtain an active U.S. Security Clearance within 12 months of hire date. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Sets direction for program execution and new business proposal development through multi-functional teams
Develops program enhancing partnerships with the Patriot Product Line Team, contracts, finance, integrated supply chain, quality, engineering, and administrative functions
Develop effective relationships with a broad and diverse customer base
Meeting contractual commitments including the financial, quality, technology, and schedule performance using the approved business model and management tools including EVMS, IPDS, PRISM, etc.
Uses approved control systems and reports that accurately measure progress, identify potential problems in sufficient time for corrective action to be taken and ensures the meeting of contract commitments
Manage regular internal status reviews including Gate Reviews, Program Management Reviews Focuses, evaluates, motivates and rewards the program team, enabling them to achieve desired results
Willingness to travel
10+ years’ experience in program management, operations, and execution of production programs involving large weapon systems
Direct experience in program planning, budgeting, and tracking (EVMS) to cost and schedule
PMX Level 5 or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of hire date
Understanding of Government contracting requirements such as: Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and ITAR
Active Secret Security Clearance or ability to obtain in 1 year
Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited University or College in Engineering, Business, or related discipline
Experience with US and International Integrated Air Defense Weapons Systems
Knowledge and understanding of DOD acquisition cycle
Proven capable of building strong customer relationships
Experience with and understanding of export and import controls, compliance and licensing
Senior leadership experience
Demonstrated experience in executing and meeting five year plans and AOP
Direct experience and production of complex weapons systems or equivalent
MBA or advanced Engineering degree
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.