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Supplier Program Manager

  • Location:
    Manchester, Connecticut
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  • Category:
    Project Manager
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Supplier Program Manager in job in Manchester, CT is available through Modis Engineering. Program Manager will be responsible for maintaining a positive and advancing relationship with all assigned Customers as our organization’s key point of contact for communications.

Additionally, they are responsible for the operational success of all assigned projects. This includes scheduling, pricing, delivery and technical (product quality and costs) performance of organizational programs. A Program Manager may aid with proposal development activities, contract negotiation and contract compliance. Proposal preparation may include assisting with plans, specifications and financial terms of the contract. They may assist with business development initiatives.
Program managers ensure master plans and schedules are followed, developing solutions to program challenges, and directing others for successful completion of projects on time and on budget.
They work with several other members of the project team to discuss how plans will be carried out so that changes can be made to each project, establishing compatibility and taking advantage of available synergies.
The leadership skills of Program Managers must be top-notch; being able to work with a variety of different individuals and ability to motivate workers. They must also have an excellent ability to work with Customers and explain status of various projects. Since many departments utilize shared resources, the Program Manager must be adept at conflict resolution.


Program manager responsibilities include communication, governance, alignment, assurance, management, integration, optimization, tracking, finances, infrastructure, planning, and improvement.
Program managers consolidate all necessary information from each department within the organization, as it pertains to their entire respectively assigned product manufacturing efforts. These assigned manufacturing efforts are typically organized by Customer.
Managers are responsible for governance, which involves working with the over arching structure, processes and procedures to accomplish objectives, to include metrics of success and deliverables. These metrics include program product quality, on-time delivery, product costs, and inventory levels; inevitably driving the organization’s cash flow and EBITDA.
Integration of program specific capacity considerations into the full facility reviews and integration of New Product Introductions into all established reviews such as Operations’ Daily Production reviews, Continuous Improvement reviews, and Program Reviews. Optimization of tooling, programming, and equipment to ensure performance consistent with the company’s initial proposal. Cost tracking program component costs while maintaining an understanding of overall program administration costs.
Infrastructure, which may include arranging for manufacturing space, product revision control and IT needs; also entails resource allocation for successful completion of program objectives. Planning entails developing the plan to orchestrate projects, resources, timescales, monitoring and control along with program specific capacity requirements.


Minimum of 5 years of experience in Aerospace manufacturing and program management
Bachelor's degree in Program/Project Management, Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain/Engineering/Manufacturing, Engineering Management, or equivalent experience
Program or Project Management certification (PMI) preferred

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