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Program Manager

Company: Rock West Composites
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Rock West Composites, Inc. has an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager (Commercial Division).

Rock West Composites, Inc. is an engineering and manufacturing company dedicated to providing innovative solutions for commercial and government customers. We operate from a 66,000 sq. ft. facility located in West Jordan, Utah, near Salt Lake City. This position is located in our West Jordan, Utah location and reports to the Director of Program Management. Rock West Composites also has locations in San Diego (100,000+ sq. ft.) and Tijuana, MX (20,000 sq. ft.)

Position Summary:

  • Ownership of Projects, Customers, and Initiatives from Conception to Closure. Responsible for the Project's Outcome. Defines the clear vision for the Project. Provides support and removes roadblocks for the project team.
  • Create budget, schedule, and technical plans for fulfilling customer requirements for products
  • Define the approach by which products or components will be designed, engineered, tooled, fabricated, and/or inspected to meet requirements specified by customers
  • When required, define product requirements and specifications in conjunction with, or for, customers
  • Define method by which conformance to product or program requirements will be demonstrated (quality buy-off)
  • Track project budget, schedule, and technical performance at appropriate intervals to ensure successful end results are achieved
  • Support company-wide planning of manpower, cash flow, and shipments to ensure proper allocation of resources.
  • Create purchase orders and/or vendor statements of work, and/or vendor requirements to ensure procured products and services meet all requirements to achieve program goals
  • Create written proposals to customers to complete a statement of work including:
    • Estimate budgets in terms of labor hours, materials and outside procured services.
    • Collaborate with the customer to define the specific tasks to be completed, and final buy-off criteria.
    • Identify changes of work scope when they are being requested and negotiate corresponding contract changes. Required Education and Experience:
      • BS or BA degree in an engineering or materials science discipline; OR more than 15 years' experience in development of manufacturing processes of advanced materials
      • Minimum 5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment
      • Experience of establishing budgets and/or tracking expenditures and profit
      • Experience in communicating with customers
      • Basic knowledge of composite materials and processing methods Other Requirements
        • Strong work ethic and self-motivation
        • Technical Knowledge: Scope, cost, schedule, and risk identification
        • Strategic Management: Understand planning, prioritization, and the best management method for each project. Understanding corporate goals and how the project ties into the business
        • Leadership and Soft Skills: Motivate and guide a team to move in the right direction
        • Basic knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
        • Must be a US Person (Resident Alien or US Citizen).
        • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening. Perks and Benefits:
          • 100% Employer Paid Medical and Dental
          • 401K - 5% match
          • Employee Stocks Option Program
          • 9/80 work schedule
          • 8 - paid Holidays
          • PTO: Max. 4-weeks after 5 years of employment
          • $2,500 tuition reimbursement

            Why should you want to work with us? Rock West Composites cares about our employees! Not only do we offer great benefits to our full-time employees (Medical & Dental 100% employer paid, Vision, Paid Time Off and 401K match), we offer a fun and friendly working environment!

            Rock West Composites is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the company to provide equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law. Rock West Composites holds employees safety as a high standard and strictly enforces a No Drug and Alcohol Policy and pre-employment and random drug testing

            If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 858-537-6260.

Keywords: Rock West Composites, West Jordan , Program Manager, Executive , West Jordan, Utah

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