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Assistant Program Manager

Apply Now Job ID: 434396BR Date posted: May. 16, 2018 City: Woodland State: Washington
Description: LifePort Inc. is a world leader in the design and manufacture of a variety of fixed wing and rotary wing mission equipment for military and commercial aircraft. In joining the LifePort team, you will be joining a global team committed to delivering quality products and services that delight our customers. LifePort, located in Woodland, WA is currently searching for a dependable, energized, and results oriented Assistant Program Manager.

The Assistant Program Manager works in business operations organization supporting program/product areas; and performs activities that drive efficient planning and execution of enterprise financial and resource investments across various functions, including but not limited to operations, supply chain, program management, sustainment, business finance, and/or contracts. The following are more specifics about this position:
- Helps manage various products/programs to ensure LifePort meets customer requirements.
- Helps manage customer relations with internal/external customers.
- Is a point of contact for customers and interacts with customers to understand customer requirements, identifies immediate and emerging customer needs, provides updates on product/program status, etc.
- Maintains knowledge of all customer requirements through knowledge of contracts, purchase orders, warranty claims, etc.
- Works closely with support groups to ensure that customer requirements are met.
- Coordinates with the cross functional departments to ensure customer commitments are met.
- Complies with company’s policies, procedures, guidelines, standards, etc.
- Upholds company values, maintains ethical conduct, and promotes mission and vision.
- Demonstrates commitment to achieving safety goals and objectives including compliance with all applicable policies, procedures and training requirements for a safe workplace.
- Supports Continuous Improvement processes and initiatives for functional areas of responsibility.
- Develops/maintains performance metrics and manages to highest efficiency.
- Completes special projects commensurate with management role.
- Assists in other areas commensurate with experience as needed.
Basic Qualifications: - Ability to lead and manage several components of a project or a complex component of a larger project.
- Ability to use data and metrics to assess performance against plan and develop improvement projects for metrics below plan.
- Fully developed Program Management knowledge/experience, and able to work with little guidance.
- Knowledge of aviation maintenance repair and overhaul practices a plus.
- Strong communication skills both verbally and written.
- Ability to read and interpret instructions from customers via Contracts, Purchase Orders, and Warranty Claims.
- Knowledge/experience with Lean and/or continuous improvement methodologies.
- Proficiency in ERP/MRP/SAP and MS Office products.
- Position may require 10% travel.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

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Job Category: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS6500 RMS Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Program Management Clearance Level: None Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day Shift: First Apply Now

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