Program Manager in Hauppauge, NY at CIRCOR Career Site

Date Posted: 9/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


BUSINESS:  Aerospace & Defense

LOCATION:  Hauppauge, NY






Position Summary

The Project/Program Manager, is responsible for the day-to-day management and welfare of a product or a key customer in middle to mature stages of the product life cycle, including low-rate initial production, full-rate production, and long-term product viability and profitability.  In this role, the project/program manager will allocate, deploy, monitor, and support the complete set of resources required to complete/deliver projects within defined scope, time, and cost parameters. New product development may be an added responsibility of the Project/Program Manager. If so, it is usually limited to product improvement or product line extension. Most often, the Project/Program Manager is responsible for formulating and implementing the business goals and strategies for the programs the position supports.

Principal Activities

  • Interface with customers with the goal of meeting and exceeding customer expectations and being able to respond to their requirements
  • Organize and implement projects, including development of project plans meeting technical, schedule, and budget requirements
  • Be the point of contact for customers and interact with customers to understand customer requirements, provide updates on product/program status, while working closely with sales account managers and other associates
  • Work closely with operations and other support groups within cross functional departments to ensure that customer requirements are met
  • Involved in collaborating with other company disciplines assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.
  • Oversees the program execution to ensure customer requirements are met, while maintaining/updating scope, schedule and costs. Gathers and interprets customer requirements and collaborates across the extended enterprise to identify and acquire relevant assets/resources. Identifies risks and creates opportunities to manage the operational or market risks for a project or program.
  • Monitors and stays abreast of customer changes that affect the activities and work processes of the program; makes recommendations for, develops and carries out improvements to the line to improve profitability.
  • Represents the customers in meetings (Voice of customer) with other functional areas and responsible for customer satisfaction, maintaining communication, and the overall management of the customer relationship.
  • Prioritizes and allocates available resources; reviews and evaluates product line requirements and hardware delivery.
  • Performs administrative duties requiring oversight, attention to detail and analysis; aids in strategic planning and financial analysis, including assisting in the preparation of specialized products, budgets, staffing projections, and other operational needs.
  • Negotiates, develops, monitors and administers a variety of contracts and agreements in partnership with other areas of the business.
  • Develops systems and maintains records that provide for the proper evaluation, control and documentation of assigned activities; prepares a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures, directives and other materials.
  • Other duties as needed and assigned.

Job Requirements


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Strong project and or program management skills, including the ability to prioritize, balance, and manage multiple efforts.
  • Solid analytical skills and solution-driven thinking.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across mediums, audiences, and situations.
  • Be available to customers when needed
  • Ability to develop and give presentations for regular program reviews and key customer communications
  • Knowledge of and experience working with customer and industry-specific requirements/standards across the product life cycle.
  • Applied experience working with engineered mechanical valves, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and other similar products within the aerospace industry
  • Thorough knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Project, and other applicable tools.
  • Because the Program Manager does not have line authority over other functional areas, success in achieving sales, profitability, market share, and individual performance goals is largely driven by his/her product knowledge, business partnering skills, and overall ability to influence others.


  • US Persons Only (US citizens, lawful permanent residents, refugee or asylee – all require proper identification and documentation).
  • Approximately 10% or less travel required.

 Education & Experience

  • Experience is often gained through work in a specific technical field or professional discipline, resulting in development of greater depth and breadth of knowledge. May have some previous managerial / supervisory experience. Typically requires a minimum level of knowledge that is acquired through a four-year college degree in an applicable field and seven years related experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



  1. Project Jobs
  2. Office Manager Jobs