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Program Manager II - Production

Company: BAE Systems
Location: Nashua
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Join us in protecting those who protect us. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics -from detecting and countering threats to aircrews to illuminating the night for ground troops. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future; you can as well.

BAE's Electronic Combat Solutions (ECS) business area in the Electronics Systems (ES) sector has an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager II. This role will lead assigned portions of the planning, procurement, manufacture, test, and delivery of common hardware in a highly matrixed organization construct. The successful candidate will also manage strategic efforts related to cost reduction initiatives (CRIs), activities associated with getting to root cause of hardware process failures, and test environment stabilization. The work will be based in downtown Nashua, NH, with the potential to perform some responsibilities remotely when on-site presence is not required.


  • Provide proactive project management, including initiating and planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing on critical activities.
  • Ensure program management commitments are met, including achievement of financial, schedule, technical, and new business performance objectives.
  • Develop and maintain integrated master schedule (IMS), establish earned value (EV) performance criteria, and evaluate EV performance trends.
  • Participate in the support of new business and in the development of financial plans for the company.
  • Measure and regularly report out on program results, including to senior leadership.
  • Lead through inspiration and encouragement and foster a culture of innovative problem solving, performance excellence, and continuous improvement on the program team to deliver affordable, effective, and dependable outcomes.
  • Demonstrate a leading role in promoting adherence to the company's ethical standards and business practices; ensure compliance with the BAE Systems Operational Assurance Framework and all other policies and requirements; provide for good stewardship of the assets of the business.
  • Maintain a safe work environment and ensure compliance with safety and security objectives and policies.Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first - exemplified by our mission: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us -." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

    Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Typically a Bachelor's degree in a technical or business-related discipline and a minimum of 10 years of experience leading operations, technical, and/or program teams through all phases of the lifecycle, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience integrating scope, schedule, and budget for the successful execution of program objectives.
    • Working knowledge of risk and opportunity management, defense contract types, and partnering with Finance to apply Earned Value Management techniques.
    • The ability to collaborate within and across organizational boundaries.
    • This role demands engaged leadership and the ability to collaborate, influence, negotiate, shape, gain commitment to action, and be decisive while leading cross-functional teams in the execution of complex tasks in a highly matrixed environment.
    • Must possess sound judgement and the ability to remain calm and focused, particularly while working within narrow timeframes and in a rapidly changing environment.
    • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills to interface and negotiate with and present to a variety of stakeholders including coworkers, leadership, customers, and suppliers.
      Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • A background in supply and/or production management.
      • PMP Certification.
        About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
        BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.

Keywords: BAE Systems, Nashua , Program Manager II - Production, Executive , Nashua, New Hampshire

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