Senior Program Manager

Qual-Pro Corporation provides electronic manufacturing solutions to multiple industries including aerospace, defense, ISR, medical, and precision industrial controls. Our company offers a challenging and rewarding environment with a tremendous opportunity for career growth. This position reports to the Director of Program Management.

Summary of Job Duties:
The Senior Program Manager position at Qual-Pro manages specific customers’ programs and oversees all processes to ship completed assemblies on time and within budget. This position has a direct impact on the success of the company by consistently meeting or exceeding customers’ expectations. Our Program Managers are the relationship managers for our key global accounts, requiring deep and broad experience in EMS, and in-depth knowledge dealing directly with DFAR, ITAR, NADCAP, military and aerospace accounts. Our Program Managers lead cost savings, inventory control, planning and continuous improvement events, which support efficiency improvements for both customers and Qual-Pro. This position works closely with sales and marketing, mining organic growth opportunities within accounts. The ideal candidate must possess an energetic, flexible and creative mindset towards customer satisfaction and would have managed defense and/or aerospace customers with sales of $15M or more and would have a
minimum of 10-years direct experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Be “the voice of the customer” at Qual-Pro for key global accounts
  • Manage two global accounts from quoting to receipt of purchase order, through parts’ acquisition, material kitting, creation of production plans and documentation, master scheduling, release of jobs to production, production and test, quality control, source inspection and delivery
  • Collaborate with procurement, quality assurance, production and test engineering in support of the overall delivery schedule
  • Facilitate timely and effective delivery to all assigned customers
  • Document technical requirements, develop and oversee project plans and implement change control procedures
  • Support procurement, production and quality assurance in technical problem resolution
  • Interface with customers to obtain all engineering deliverables, and to resolve all engineering issues and deviations
  • Develop and present delivery schedules to customers as required supporting demanding and ever changing customer delivery schedules
  • Facilitate effective handoff to operations for on-going production
  • Possess outstanding project management and time management skills
  • Read and understand engineering drawings and schematics to enable technical collaboration with customers
  • Other duties as assigned or requested by management

Required education, experience and attributes of a successful candidate:

  • “Must have relevant, recent and verifiable EMS experience”
  • BS in Electrical Engineering and/or Product Engineering with ten years direct experience in an electronics manufacturing environment
  • Ten years production project management experience
  • Demonstrated skills with program management tools and methodologies and problem solving
  • Ability to use tools such as Microsoft Project
  • Proficient in supply chain and MRP/ERP tools. Epicor preferred
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Access database to use it as a tool to generate MRP reports
  • Familiar with printed circuit board assembly and electro-mechanical manufacturing processes such as surface mount technology, through-hole technology, various methods of testing and current manufacturing processes
  • Familiarity with, and have developed relationships with, North American suppliers to military and avionics OEMs
  • Possess “go get” attitude as well as be a team player in a high-energy work environment
  • Lean-Sigma certification preferred
  • Six-Sigma green and or black belt preferred

Our Corporate Mission and Philosophy: “We build partnerships right, the first time.”

Qual-Pro Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed, and encourage others to, abide by the rules of Equal Employment Opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition or disability. For immediate consideration, please submit a resume and salary history to careers@qualpro.com. Qual-Pro Corporation uses E-Verify in our application package.