General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works

  • Sr Project Manager, Program

    Location US-ME-Brunswick
    Req ID
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    Post End Date
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  • Job Description

    • Primary Point of Contact for external Navy customers
    • Monitor performance of Planning Yard Functional areas to ensure customers receive best value
    • Develop accurate Fiscal Year Obligation Plans for each customer
    • Identify ship check and SID work anticipated for the upcoming fiscal year using fielding plans, NDE/HMS and direct communications with customers.
    • Validate labor hour estimates with consideration given to recent actual returns. Also, identify installations that will occur within the upcoming fiscal year that will require funding for Install Support
    • Maintain/update the Obligation Plans in support of Planning Yard Monthly Financial reporting. Updates include funding status, task completion status, estimates to complete (EACs) and new funding requirements.
    • Coordinate, validate & submit estimates for Design Services, e.g. Ship checks, ShipAlt Installation Drawings (SID's), etc.
    • Work with local Supervisor of Shipbuilding Bath representatives to define requirements and secure funding against appropriate funding lines for customer approved estimates.
    • When contract mods are awarded, define the work scope being funded and initiate change forms to authorize work to the functional teams. Review and approve schedules that satisfy customer needs and expectations. Verify budgets are accurate and the plan is executable
    • Regularly monitor customer Fielding Plans & CNO Avail date changes. Assess current workload for any impact that may require schedule adjustments. Keep customer informed of required changes and problem areas that may arise.
    • Monitor milestone compliance
    • Develop and maintain a solid understanding of the technical aspects of the ship alterations under your cognizance. Remain aware of any GFl/Technical issues presented by Design & Engineering and communicate problems areas and cost impacts to the customer
    • Represent Planning Yard at regularly scheduled status meetings with the customers
    • Lead cross functional teams during ship availabilities with engineering, design and materials support for alterations that encounter issues during execution
    • Support the ROM Process to ensure Engineering has a thorough understanding of the scope to be estimated and the estimates are reasonable and appropriate.
    • Support the Materials Work Plan Manager by working with the customer(s) to identify and provide solutions to lead time issues on BIW provided material (GFM).
    • Evaluate the Planning Yards ability to accelerate SID delivery where possible to support material procurement, bulk buys, ELLTM, etc.


    Required/Preferred Education/Training

    Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a technical or business discipline or equivalent/relevant experience

    Required/Preferred Experience

    • 5 years' experience in manufacturing, engineering or design
    • Familiarity with construction and design
    • Experience with ship change processes, products and procurement
    • Must have ability to work in fast paced environment and under pressure of supporting ship schedules
    • Provide leadership and guidance to shipbuilding community
    • Ability to obtain security clearance
    • Strong research skills and the ability to pay attention to detail is required
    • Self-motivation and a strong ability to contribute in a team environment required
    • Must be competent in MS Office products and generally PC savvy
    • Strong oral and written communication skills required
    • Project management and coordination skills
    • Ability to plan, organize and execute projects
    • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments



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