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R&D Chemist-Plant Support

Telephonics

R&D Chemist-Plant Support

Farmingdale, NY
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Telephonics is seeking a Program Director to organizes and directs the activities of a professional staff that is responsible for planning and completing all projects associated with a designated product line, which includes preparing proposals in response to requests received from potential customers; and planning, directing, and coordinating the completion of projects within prescribed contractual requirements, time frames, and funding parameters. Ensures that financial and quality assurance objectives are attained.

    • Organizes and directs the activities of a professional staff that is responsible for planning and completing all projects associated with a designated product line, e.g. air traffic control. These activities include:

      • Preparing proposals in response to requests for proposals that specify the statement of work to be accomplished and the contractual requirements that are received from potential customers.
      • Researching and developing the costs to complete the project based on interaction with all areas involved in the project.
      • Conferring with Program Managers and functional management staff to provide programmatic advice, set goals for negotiations, and resolve problems.
      • Generating plans to establish time frames, negotiate limitations, project procedures, staffing requirements, and the allocation of available resources.
      • Organizing and completing the activities of projects that are of high complexity/value to ensure that objectives and results are completed within prescribed contractual requirements, time frames, and funding parameters.
      • Developing plans that address engineering work to be completed, the integration of engineering and manufacturing, and the costs associated with the project.
      • Interacting with customers to maintain a high level of effective communications and resolve problems and issues as these arise.
      • Planning and managing the activities of cross-functional project teams.
      • Assigning work and ensuring that it is completed on time.
      • Analyzing and resolving problems that threaten the successful completion of the project.
      • Coordinating project activities with those of governmental regulatory or other agencies.
      • Serves as a member of the bid/ no-bid and make or buy committees.
      • Performs other duties as directed.
    • Performs a variety of managerial duties to ensure the timely completion of work and compliance with the organizations operational and administrative policies and procedures, which includes:

    • Organizing, prioritizing, and assigning work to subordinates.

    • Coordinating work with other departments to prevent unnecessary delays.

    • Managing the financial resources allocated to assigned projects to ensure that profit margins and other financial results are obtained.

    • Reviewing all assignments and work completed to ensure compliance with quality assurance standards.

    • Reviewing and approving all aspects of project proposals or plans to determine time frame, negotiation limits, staffing requirements, resource allocation, and other factors.

    • Conferring with Program Managers to outline work plans and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scopes of authority.

    • Evaluating the performance of staff members in formal review.

    • Coaching and counseling staff members to improve their performance.

    • Fashioning developmental and training plans to improve the existing skill of staff members.

    • Interviewing and hiring new employees and ensuring that they are properly trained and oriented.

    • Developing and proposing annual operating budgets.

    • Ensuring compliance to budgetary guidelines.

    • Ensuring the profit and loss and total composite performance for all programs inclusive of sales, margin, schedule adherence, technical compliance and customer satisfaction.

    • Developing and implementing improvements to existing operating procedures to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.

    Required Skills

    EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a four-year college or university.

    EXPERIENCE: 15 years experience in engineering program management with 8 years of management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (Min 8-15 years with BA/BS.)

    Must have experience in Defense Industry.

    OTHER: Background suitable to support a Secret clearance.

    We are an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic. Reasonable accommodations may include but are not limited to that which may enable individuals with disabilities and special disabled veterans to perform the essential functions of this position.

    Required Experience

  • Qualifications

    EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a four-year college or university.

    EXPERIENCE: 15 years experience in engineering program management with 8 years of management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (Min 8-15 years with BA/BS.)

    Must have experience in Defense Industry.

    OTHER: Background suitable to support a Secret clearance.

    We are an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic. Reasonable accommodations may include but are not limited to that which may enable individuals with disabilities and special disabled veterans to perform the essential functions of this position.