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Engineering Program Manager

Company: Kranze Technology Solutions, Inc
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Kranze Technology Solutions develops complex, customized cutting edge military avionics and ground based hardware and software solutions supporting survivability, situational awareness, and digital interoperability systems. KTS is seeking an experienced Engineering Program Manager (EPM) who has a technical and integration background with a sold understanding of developing battle-space CONOPS and mission oriented solutions.Primary Responsibilities

  • Establish a technical program organization that effectively addresses performance requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external organizations
  • Lead and direct cross-functional Integrated Product Teams (IPT) to meet program schedule, cost, and technical performance criteria
  • Maintain cost and schedule performance using Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar tools
  • Cultivate customer relationships to further business opportunities
  • Develop and deliver presentations to customers, management, and other program stakeholders
  • Work with suppliers to ensure compliance with program objectives
  • Support contract proposals and negotiations to include generation of products such as Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and Basis of Estimate (BOE)Qualifications and Skills
    • Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree in a S.T.E.M. related field with 10+ years of experience
    • Demonstrated leadership of cross-functional engineering teams to include systems, mechanical, electrical and software fields
    • Proven execution of complex technical programs while maintaining cost and schedule
    • Demonstrated integration experience of various military systems (ideally of aircraft systems)
    • Experience with the Systems Engineering Technical Review (SETR) Process and the Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition Process
    • Experience with key program milestones to include Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR) and Production Readiness Review (PRR)
    • Experience with business capture and supporting proposal activities
    • Strong analytical problem-solving skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to travel
    • Ability to obtain Security Clearance, for which the United States Government requires United States citizenshipBenefitsKranze Technology Solutions is proud to provide extremely competitive benefits to all full time employees including:
      • Comprehensive Leave plan (Paid Time Off)
      • Comprehensive Health Care package including Vision, Dental, Health Savings Account (HSA), and more
      • Generous Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) retirement plan
      • Paid Overtime
      • Flex Time and Flexible Scheduling
      • Tuition Reimbursement optionsAbout Kranze Technology SolutionsKranze Technology Solutions, Inc. is a company in the defense industry specializing in Infrared Countermeasures (IRCM) systems, digital interoperability and networking, and program support for the US Navy, US Marine Corps, and SOCOM. KTS provides hardware and software product development, systems of systems integration, system test and evaluation support, modeling and simulation analysis, and other engineering services. KTS offers a casual, flexible and entrepreneurial work environment with a close-knit team of dedicated leading professionals in multiple fields. KTS provides each team member significant opportunity to solve a wide variety of complex technical challenges in small teams while working hand in hand with our defense customers.KTS is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other segmenting characteristics protected by law. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to: Human Resources847-737-7299resumes@kranzetech.com Powered by JazzHRPI190462593

Keywords: Kranze Technology Solutions, Inc, Des Plaines , Engineering Program Manager, Engineering , Des Plaines, Illinois

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