200425 - Program Manager I
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
$50 to $75.00 DOE
5 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Program Manager I for a contract opportunity in Irvine, CA.

Coordinates and oversees activities related to execution of a contract or contract subset. Provides a single point of contact for program related inquiries. Facilitates interdepartmental cohesiveness between engineering, certification and supply chain and coordinates the activities of other companies, vendors or individuals by performing the following duties. Provides the customer with a direct point of contact for contracts which are prototype in nature, technical and of moderate value. Facilitates team cohesiveness through strong communication, unity of purpose and commitment. Responsible for comprehending the Statement of Work and contract for assigned projects and ensuring that both company and the customer comply with both. Responsible for ensuring that assigned small- to mid-scale projects progress on schedule within budget and meet or exceed quality standards; this may include post-delivery support. Responsible for communicating concise and comprehensive program statuses and priorities to the program team. Organizes and facilitates contractual coordination and milestone meetings. Participates in, and guides, Change Order process and activity to approved thresholds for assigned projects. Keeps the customer and executive management informed of the current status of all significant aspects of each assigned project through program reviews, status reports, meetings, etc. Facilitates inter- and intra-departmental coordination to support project requirements. Provides planning and leadership which will minimize problems or conflicts and provide leadership in developing team-based solutions to problems as they arise. Coordinates with internal departments to ensure that the activities of other companies, vendors or individuals support project requirements. Oversees Modification Center activity and schedules. May negotiate revised delivery dates, costs or other proposal/contract parameters. Facilitates a positive relationship with customers. Maintains regular attendance including being at work, being on time to work and working full shifts. Other duties as assigned.

7+ years of Program Management experience
Aerospace background and aircraft interior industry experience
Experience coordinating and overseeing activities related to execution of a contract or contract subset

Accredited Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Engineering or a related discipline from a four-year college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Aerospace background and aircraft interior industry experience preferred.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Silmese Graves
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x261 or (877) 244-5418 x261

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.