Program Manager
Tulsa, OK
Infinite Composites provides products for aerospace, aviation, defense, bulk gas transport and vehicular transportation markets. ICT's products provide the most efficient vessels for storing and transporting pressurized liquids and gases. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and analyzes composite pressure vessels (CPVs). ICT’s team includes the brightest, innovative minds who are capable of solving unique problems where others have failed. InfiniteCPV products allow for users to maximize their payload capacity and minimize transportation costs, helping create new viable opportunities or improve on existing margins.

Company Values
Innovation, Quality, Teamwork, Transparency, Integrity, Focus

Responsible for functional support for planning, organization, control, documentation, tracking, integration, financial monitoring, and completion of customer programs in aerospace, defense, and industrial gas applications.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage several projects to achieve winning proposals, program milestones and strategic division goals for profit and growth.
  • Responsible for all aspects of assigned projects over the entire life (initiate, plan, execute, control, close).
  • Responsible for program P&L including but not limited to: Budgets, Actual Costs, Estimates to Complete (ETC), Invoicing, and Receivables.
  • Supports senior management with the customer and responsible for customer satisfaction.
  • Must deliver and communicate the committed business case and provide senior management within the organization with the necessary information for managing the business via formal Internal Program Reviews (IPR).
  • Responsible for Program planning, formulating and maintaining the program plan, project schedule and program budget.
  • Understand the role and function of each team member, and through expert communication and leadership skills, establish a common understanding among team members on scope, schedule and financial objectives.
  • Manage project schedule and scope to ensure continued alignment with contract requirements and budgets. Work within the established program reporting structure, providing concise, accurate program status, financial and forecast reports.
  • Complete regular OKR reports during the life of the program.
  • Monitor and assess program performance against plan (schedule and financial). Identify when corrective action is required and initiate necessary program changes, including re-allocation of resources when necessary to meet program schedule and financial objectives.
  • Review product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications and legal requirements.
  • Manage programs subcontracts via proper flow-down of requirements, working with senior management.
  • Document all design/schedule/cost changes and communicate these changes to the customer and receive written customer approval on all changes prior to implementation.
  • Control expenditures within the limitations of the project budget and regularly report on project budget to actual performance via the ETC process.
  • Coordinate final acceptance documentation and ensure proper procedure is used in accordance with customer and contract specifics.
  • Actively participate in growth of the business by supporting customer development team approaches to new business opportunities with new and/or current customers.
  • Initiate formalization of PM processes and procedures that promote both organizational efficiency and agility.
  • Develop strong working knowledge of ICT's products and services.
  • Support related tasks such as strategic planning, revenue forecasting, expense management, and market research.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree, or
  • Associate's degree or 2 years of college/university coursework AND 2 years of relevant work experience, or
  • 4 years of relevant work experience.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • 5-8 years of sales experience as a Project Manager in a aerospace, space, and/or defense contracting/manufacturing environment. 
  • Previous experience supporting large and small, complex programs.
  • Previous experience managing and influencing cross-functional teams.
  • Familiar with AS9100/DOD/MIL standards and qualification processes.
  • Previous experience managing and influencing cross-functional teams.
  • Must be knowledgeable of Earned Value management (EVM), Cost Performance Reports (CPR) as they relate to the WBS, schedule and cost plans.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Must be able to Communicate clearly and effectively, and, most importantly; promote collaboration among the team by listening intently to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions when appropriate, and allowing others to speak without interruption.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation.
  • Technical background is a plus.
  • Ability to think strategically, understand market dynamics and consumer/customer insights and leverage them into sales and new product concepts.
  • Understanding of product margins/financials and significant analytical ability.
  • Ability to excel in a team atmosphere of creativity, risk taking and delivering results.
  • Ability to meet strict and demanding deadlines.
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.
Additional Requirements:
  • Ability to obtain US DoD Clearance.
  • Ability to meet International Trade and Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in excess of 8 hours per day and 5 days per week.  Willing to work all required shifts hours, overtime and weekends, if required.

    Demand - Frequency
  • Walk - Frequently. 
  • Stand and sit for long periods of time – Frequently.
  • Use hands to handle, feel, or manipulate – Frequently.
  • Reach with hands and arms - Frequently. 
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl – Occasionally. 
  • Talk and hear – Frequently. 
  • Use close vision depth perception and ability to adjust – Constant.
  • Lift 25lbs unassisted – Occasionally.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen,lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S.Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.
ICT is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with ICT is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race,color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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