Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense
leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile
defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers
throughout domestic and international markets. The company offers a
complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile
defense, tactical and advanced hypersonic propulsion.
We are seeking a Specialist, Program Management to join our
growing location in Huntsville, Alabama.
This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at
one level higher.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
50% - Under minimal direction, the Program Manager provides
general program direction, control, and coordination. Responsible
for management and contract performance of a program or elements of
a program. Responsible for multi-functional or complex programs.
Manages and directs assigned programs, which includes defining and
understanding program scope, managing overall schedules and budget
in accordance with applicable contractual and Aerojet Rocketdyne
policies. Assures through the assigned program team that contract
performance responsibility is properly delegated to performing
organizations and outside suppliers. Provide the primary Aerojet
Rocketdyne interface with the customer. Develop and implement plans
for follow-on production programs including proposal development,
submittal, negotiation, and definitization. Participates in the
forecast of awards/margins and sales/profit for assigned programs
as part of the Aerojet Rocketdyne business planning cycle. Provides
guidance and assistance to project team in meeting established
schedules or to resolve complex technical or operations
25% - Responsible for effectively utilizing functional
organizations to integrate research and development, production,
quality assurance, test, production support, procurement,
contractual and financial data.
25% - Acts as primary interface for communications with the
customer and is accountable for the successful accomplishment of
all contractual requirements.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and at
least ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in a
directly related field, or an equivalent combination of education
and experience. This position requires the ability to direct and
control overall organizational resources.
May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance
at the appropriate level. Must be able to satisfy federal
government requirements for access to government information, and
having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet
- Master's degree in an appropriate discipline.
- Project Management Institute (PMI) certification.
- Demonstrated managerial level of leadership.
- Extensive knowledge of financial management and business
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a
standard office setting and to use standard office equipment,
including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to
detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull
up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping,
crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and
a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person
and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or
auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as
safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be
expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful
operation of activities in the organization.