The responsibilities of an OPM include:
•Managing and maintaining the day to day interfaces and communications between the assigned Program Management Office (PMO), Manufacturing, Test, Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP), Mission Assurance (MA), Supply Chain (SCM), Engineering, and Shipping.
•Achieving targeted cost and schedule requirements.
•Facilitating internal meetings in a way to support design, production, and problem resolutions.
•Reporting Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and serving as the Cost Account Management (CAM) for manufacturing projects.
•Representing manufacturing as a subject matter expert at Non Advocate Reviews / Independent Cost Evaluations (NARICE).
•Leading or participating on a product team, responsible for product-level requirements analysis, engineering and manufacturing of the products assigned, product tracking, and product visibility.
•Representing manufacturing at the program Risk Review Board (RRB) meetings and creating / managing any applicable manufacturing risks and/or opportunities from the program risk register.
•Supporting and generating proposal documentation as needed to foster new work.
In addition, this role will be responsible for reviewing engineering designs from concept to drawing stage for manufacturability, helping to develop production test solutions, and identify gaps in existing infrastructure to complete program objectives. Consistent interface with design team to ensure manufacturing design guidelines are met.
The OPM candidate must possess excellent communication skills – both verbal and written; strong interpersonal skills; a good problem solving mindset; and the ability to present program visibility at internal/external meetings to include all levels of management including executive level.
This req can be filled as a Principal or Senior Principal based on the qualifications below. This is not a Manager job. This is an individual contributor role.