Associate Director, Program Management

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 11232

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01369147 Date posted 11/18/2019 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

At Pratt & Whitney, the sky is the limit!

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

At Pratt & Whitney, you will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company thatâ€s moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team youâ€ll help answer todayâ€s challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrowâ€s solutions.

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the worldâ€s most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity youâ€ve been looking for.

Inclusion Powers Innovation

We unlock our employees†full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybodyâ€s opinion, driving innovation. The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued, so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

We are actively hiring for an Associate Director, Program Management to support the F135 program!

The F135 Program/ Affordability Manager is a highly measurable position within the Program Management Office responsible for successful execution of the product cost management process.

Lead the F135 Product Cost Reduction Team to drive Propulsion System Affordability across the P&W enterprise through configuration changes, producibility enhancements, Supply Chain and process improvement initiatives.

Actively manage affordability budgets and ensure prudent investment decisions that maximize cost reduction and if possible improve component or process capability and Supply Chain capacity.

Ensure the portfolio of affordability initiatives is making the intended progress, identify risks and drive mitigation through Executive and organizational engagement.

The F135 Affordability Manager position offers the opportunity to positively impact the future of the F135 Program, to directly support Military Engines and P&W Leadership, to work with all major organizations within P&W and to work closely with our F-35 Joint Program Office customer and LiftSystem provider Rolls Royce.

A successful candidate will have the ability to build trust and strong working relationships with customers, partners and internal organizations.

The affordability Manager will also supervise a direct report located at the customer office in Washington DC. Responsibilities will include ensuring close alignment and communication in order to enable successful customer engagement.

Education :

  • Bachelorâ€s degree required

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelorâ€s degree required
  • US Citizenship required due to government contracts
  • 10 + years†of professional work experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of aerospace industry or gas turbine experience
  • Knowledge of financial analysis/ management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Operations or engineering background within the gas turbine field preferred
  • Degree in business preferred
  • Strong mathematical aptitude


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