ACES Operations Program Manager


Job Description
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 us.
Countermeasures and Electromagnetic Attack Solutions (CEMA) has technology, engineering and program teams that educate and mentor colleagues to deliver leading Electronic Warfare capabilities. We welcome all those who have big ideas, crave innovation, want to drive fielding velocity and have the passion to bring the warfighter home safe.
Our Operations Program Manager will oversee and manage a major development program in our Advanced Compact EW Solutions Product Line. The OPM serves as the liaison between project management and planning, project team, Quality, engineering design team and line management as the program design is proven out in our Pilot Lines and then ramps to our customers shipset rate per month along with the following duties:
  • Main focal point for the Dual Band Decoy Program, Customer and Factory teams.
  • Works with Supply Chain and specific programs to communicate priorities to factory teams.
  • Works with program to kick off technical insertions and transition to production for follow on program orders.
  • Works with ACES Supply Chain and procurement teams to develop and execute Dual Source Strategies.
  • Prepares and implements project execution plans and identifies technical, manufacturing, and business resources needed for the programs success.
  • Manages the programs budgets, quality and schedule to meet programmatic deliverables. Additionally, the OPM will assess the issues and lead the team to develop resolutions that meet productivity, affordability, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Provide guidance to identify the need for technical back up for decision making to the project team.
  • Needs to identify and mitigate technical and schedule risks to program execution.
  • Interface and coordinate production priorities within the Product Line.
  • Must have a current/active Secret Clearance.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's of Science degree
  • Six years working experience in Operations, or Defense Industry


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Supply Chain experience with factory interface


About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' 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. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.