Business Performance Project Manager Featured
- Carson, California
- Job ID
- WWS - 11530
Business Performance Project Manager job at Zodiac Aerospace in Carson CA
Description, duties, responsibilities
Zodiac Aerospace is a world leader in aerospace equipment and systems for commercial regional and business aircraft and for helicopters and spacecraft. It develops and manufactures state-of-the-art solutions to improve comfort and facilities on board aircraft and high-technology systems to increase aircraft performance and flight safety. Zodiac Aerospace a Safran company since February 2018 has 32500 employees worldwide and generated revenue of 5.1billion euros for its fiscal year ended August 31 2017. Zodiac Aerospace is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange.
Safran is an international high-technology group operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence with nearly 58000 employees and sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.
For more information: www.safran-group.com at http://www.safran-group.com/ and www.zodiacaerospace.com at http://www.zodiacaerospace.com/ / Follow @Safran and @ZodiacAerospace on Twitter
This individual will develop and/or sustain a proactive Business Performance Project Management process to deliver cost saving business performance and obsolescence mitigation strategies and solutions. The candidate will drive resolution through support or execution of lifetime buys selections of alternate parts redesign efforts or other mitigation strategies and will facilitate and support contract negotiations basis of estimates and supplier statements of work for proposal efforts. The candidate will interact with Program management Engineering and Operations to ensure implementation of business performance and mitigation strategies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
+ Responsible for developing and executing a companywide strategy for business performance for all ZWWS products.
+ Responsible for developing and executing a companywide strategy for obsolescence management for all ZWWS products.
+ Develop and enforce the reactive obsolescence strategy to resolve known obsolescence cases.
+ Closely cooperate with all product and solution owners to ensure proactive obsolescence tasks are completed on time.
+ Maintain Project KPIs and regularly report financials and progress status to appropriate parties
+ Develop and enforce the last time buy inventory and forecast risks based on planned consumption.
+ Continuous development and improvement of the processes needed to support the overall obsolescence initiatives
+ Eliminate reactive situations and prevent delivery issues causal by obsolete parts or processes.
+ Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
+ Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Degree is a strong plus) with a concentration in Electronic and/ or Electo-mechanical Engineering (electronics electro-mechanical mechatronics)
+ 5+ years’ related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong preference for aerospace or automotive manufacturing experience
+ Understanding of Obsolescence Management Electrical Engineering and Subsystems Design to anticipate program needs thus ensuring no breaks or delays in production. Electronic Components (such as: PCBA’s – electrical controllers power transformers logic controls electrical timers) technical knowledge
+ Experience in Procurement and MRP or ERP systems
Travel: Must be willing/ able to travel to US sites and internationally (50% US and 50% Internationally) as needed possibly 6 to 9 times per year
To perform the job successfully an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyones efforts to succeed.
Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results. Manage change requests and impact analysis
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information skillfully; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
Interpersonal Skills - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Focuses on solving conflict not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others ideas and tries new things.
Communication Skills - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data; Able to read and interpret written information in an informative style.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change delays or unexpected events.
Language Skills - Ability to read analyze and interpret general business periodicals professional journals technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers clients customers and the general public.
Mathematical Skills - Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics
Reasoning Ability - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written oral diagram or schedule form.
Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully an individual should have in-depth knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
Other Qualifications - Must be able to travel to US sites and internationally as needed. Zodiac Water and Waste Aero Systems complies with all United States export law and regulations including but not limited to the Export Administration Regulations the ITAR and Office of Foreign Assets Controls Regulations. Candidates who wish to be considered for positions whose activities are subject to export control laws must be one of the following: (a) a citizen of the United States; (b) a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (c) a person admitted into the United States as an asylee or refugee.
Physical Demands - While performing the duties of this Job the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop kneel crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment - The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement
It is the policy of Zodiac Aerospace to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race color religion sex sexual preference gender identity pregnancy age national origin disability military or veteran status citizenship status genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal state and local laws. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.
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ID: WWS - 11530
Zodiac Aerospace Company Overview
You experience Zodiac Aerospace each time you step aboard an aircraft. You experience Zodiac Aerospace each time you step aboard an aircraft. We design and manufacture products for your comfort and your safety. Our inventions are everywhere: economy, business and first class seats, food & beverage trolleys, oxygen masks, evacuation slides, inflight entertainment systems, VIP interiors, avionics systems (electrical, fuel etc.) and so much more! By joining us, you become part of a world leader in aviation, and provide the travelers of the world with an award winning and safe environment. At Zodiac Aerospace, you will have the opportunity to contribute your talents within a market leader who is constantly evolving toward operational excellence. Whether you work in Asia, Africa, the Americas or Europe, you will find Zodiac Aerospace embodies respect, humility, realism and an entrepreneurship spirit. These values shapes our culture and guide all our actions and decisions. Are you someone who thrives on pioneering change and making a difference? Then be part of the change and join us. We look forward to welcoming you aboard. Zodiac Aerospace, SHARE THE ADVENTURE & SHAPE THE FUTURE.