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Lead Program Manager

Company: Supernal
Location: Placentia
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world's communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people's ability to move - whether for work or play. What we do: The Lead Program Manager is responsible for the management of technical projects with multi-functional teams as well as projects within functions. This position requires an experienced professional with expertise in delivering the highest quality products on schedule, within budget. The position works alongside R&D Heads and with fellow Technical Program Managers to drive the integration & development of complex Air Vehicle Hardware & Software, on cost and schedule. An ideal candidate is an action-oriented teammate, a mentor, and exhibits a can-do demeanor who approaches their work with diligence and determination. What you can do:

  • Develop, maintain, and communicate the scope, budget, schedule, and product development activities to all collaborators
  • Monitor program schedule commitments and direct appropriate personnel of possible impacts(s) or change(s) which includes arranging, attending and chairing program reviews, technical coordination meetings and design reviews as required
  • Own execution and completion of multiple projects in parallel
  • Identify resource requirements and highlight gaps across different stages for all projects
  • Set goals, track work, identify risk and drive mitigation across all stages of the project
  • Own report-outs for all projects, highlighting status, risks, mitigation, and opportunities across all levels of management
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders on all phases of the project: Requirements & concept development, engineering integration & design, manufacturing, testing, qualification, certification & transition to production
  • Support Supply Chain with management of external suppliers
  • Manage roadmap of projects working within the framework of the overall program
  • Other duties as assigned What you can contribute:
    • Bachelor's in aerospace, Mechanical, Systems or Software Engineering or another related field
    • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in a technical program/project management role (an equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered for this role)
    • Experience in product development & qualification
    • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing product delivery standard processes
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective communications with internal & external customers, and senior and executive management
    • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
    • Ability to work cross functionally and influence key collaborators to drive alignment
    • Proactive delivery of communication
    • Proficient in Product Life-cycle Management and Configuration Management tools
    • Proficient in MS Project, Doors, Jira and/or other project management tools
    • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints You may also be able to contribute:
      • Master's degree preferred
      • Experience with electric propulsion air or ground vehicles preferredAny offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: The job responsibilities of this position require access to certain technology and/or software source code subject to U.S. export control laws and certain software that can only be used and accessed by U.S. Persons. Accordingly, this position is limited to applicants that are US Persons, i.e., U . S . citizen s , lawful permanent resident s as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) , or protected individual s as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) . Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a bonus as part of total compensation. The pay range for this position is: $192,400 $289,120 USD Click HERE or visit: to view our benefits!

Keywords: Supernal, Apple Valley , Lead Program Manager, Executive , Placentia, California

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