F135 Development Program Manager

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 10226

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01344553 Date posted 08/15/2019 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

Date Posted:
United States of America
PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. Headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut, the company has locations around the United States and across the world.

We are a global leader in aviation propulsion and we are behind many of the major advances in both military and commercial engines. We design, manufacture and service aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products.

Do you have the experience to join our Team?

Job Description

Pratt & Whitney Military Engines is seeking a Program Manager to lead the F135 Development Program Management team.  This highly visible, leadership role provides guidance for all F135 Development Programs including Component Improvement Program (CIP), Flight Test Support (Block 4), and studies for future technology insertion/growth.  This is an M6 Associate Director position.

The Development Program Manager will lead a small group of strong Program Managers to:

  • Execute a robust CIP program to continually address reliability and maintainability issues and improve fleet performance
  • Execute and ensure continued propulsion system support of flight test activities at Edwards AFB & PAX River
  • Support contract closeout activities on the F135 SDD program
  • Continue to plan for F135 follow on development activities in support of customerâ€s continuous delivery, continuous development objectives
  • Establish and meet F135 Development financial objectives
  • Manage Development Risks for the F135 program
  • Ensure a strong relationship with Lockheed Martin on the F-35 Program
  • Drive Program Management best practices into the F135 Program and across the Military Engines business
  • Hire, supervise and encourage the development of high-potential Program Managers
  • Drive the use of ACE tools to improve the F135 business through leadership
  • Represent the F135 Program with a variety of external customers, domestic and international
  • Mentor a diverse group of leaders across the F135 enterprise


Basic Qualifications :

BA/BS degree with 10+ years†overall experience or MA/MS degree with 12+ years†experience

Aerospace experience/experience with government or military contracts

Leadership experience required

US Citizenship required due to Government Contracts

Experience with Program Management

Ability to obtain a Government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications :

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Technical degree preferred

Current Secret Clearance

Experience with consistent customer interface

MBA or advanced Business degree preferred

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

Superior leadership and teaming skills including the ability to set a vision, communicate effectively, and influence across the organization

Demonstrated Project Management skills

Ability to develop and present material to cross-functional teams and upper levels of Program and Engineering Management

Excellent customer relationship skills

Strong technical background and ability to lead and develop a technical team

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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