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Program Manager

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: June 23, 2022

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United States of America

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Helicomb International


Program Management

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Full Time

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Company Profile

Company Profile:Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high-quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves.Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10-billion-dollar company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to be a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer which delivers the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp. Mr. Buffet stated, "I've admired PCC's operation for a long time. For good reasons, it is the supplier of choice for the world's aerospace industry, one of the largest sources of American exports. Berkshire's Board of Directors is proud that PCC has joined Berkshire." Business Profile: PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry. It now includes 39 plants in the U.S, Europe and Asia with over 5500 employees and has ambitious growth plans. Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Klune, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, and Kalistrut. Plant locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and China.Location Profile: Located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Helicomb International is a leading Tier II Supplier specializing in the manufacturing and repair of composite and metal bonded parts, sub-assemblies and assemblies for the global aerospace and defense industries.

Job Description

Position Summary: The Program Manager oversees assigned programs from beginning to end - from sale to shipping and after-market support. Manages the operational aspects of ongoing programs and serves as liaison between program management and planning, program team, and line management. The PM will ensure that program activities will meet all customer, corporate, divisional, regulatory, and statutory requirements. Reviews status of program and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports. Assesses program issues and facilitates integrated team resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction goals and objectives. Monitors program progress, assesses and mitigates risk, and solves problems. Integrates and communicates status with integrated program team, management, and customers. The PM reports to the Director of Business Development & Programs.Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and/or facilitate customer/program relationships from contract award through life cycle of a program
  • Coordinate and implement program milestone and delivery schedules incorporating customer, supplier, and internal delivery dates
  • Coordinate with Planning, Production Control, Procurement, Quality, and New Business/Estimating during program start-up to develop and communicate plans
  • Coordinate work-around and expediting plans internally and communicate progress with team members, customer, and management
  • Lead regular project team meetings to discuss progress, identify and troubleshoot bottlenecks, collect status, communicate changes and urgent needs, and encourage cross-functional cooperation
  • Manage contractual commitments and identify cost issues to meet expected program margins
  • Manage customer interface, host visits, and travel occasionally
  • Conduct "lessons learned" activities and provide process improvement feedback internally and to customer
  • Manage customer portals (reporting,downloading data,alerts,etc.)
  • Involved in preparing and delivering Program Management Review presentations
  • Create job estimates for existing or potential customers
  • May occasionally perform special projects; Perform other duties as assignedKnowledge and Skills:
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with others
    • Proactive communicator with analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to communicate needs & solutions across functional areas and various levels of management
    • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines
    • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office and applicable customer portal systems)
    • Excellent customer service ability
    • Able to establish and communicate clear priorities and to influence others to support and act on those priorities
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to quickly gain knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality controls, and costs
    • Written communication and high reading comprehension skills, particularly as it relates to customer contracts and purchase orders or purchasing agreements
    • Familiarity with lean manufacturing work area practices including 6-S, and continuous improvement processes is a plus
    • Familiarity with manufacturing, assembly processes, products, customers, and supplier interfacing principles is a plusExperience and Education:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Business or relevant field
      • 0-2 years directly related experience, preferably in Aerospace or Manufacturing.
      • Any similar combination of education and work experience.


        Full Relocation is authorized for this position.

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), Tulsa , Program Manager, Executive , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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