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Marotta Controls Program Manager II in Parsippany, New Jersey

Position: Program Manager II Location: Parsippany, NJ Job Id: 1255-826-24-R-D # of Openings: 1 Come grow with Marotta! One of NJ's fastest growing technology companies, named a New Jersey Top Workplace for 2022 & 2023 and a "Made in New Jersey" Manufacturer of the Year Award Winner. You will have room to grow and be a part of an exciting team, all within a warm and welcoming environment. Marotta Controls, Inc. specializes in the design, development, and production of precision control components and systems. Founded in 1943, Marotta has been at the forefront of Aerospace & Defense milestones for over 80 years from breaking the sound barrier on the Bell X-1 and landing the first man on the moon to playing a critical role on today's advanced U.S Navy platforms as well as the emerging commercial Space industry. Our products and expertise range from high performance valves to complete sub-systems that integrate electronic controls, actuators, and power conversion systems. We have received over 200 patents for our technologies and support the most demanding applications found on military aircraft, tactical systems, submarines, surface ships, satellites and space launch vehicles. Our teams have repeatedly been recognized for outstanding performance by some of the most prestigious organizations in the world including The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, NASA & Northrop Grumman. Program Manager II (Space Systems) Position Profile: Program Manager leads multiple aerospace and military engineering and manufacturing IPD teams through design, development, qualification and LRIP production phases, acting as primary point of contact for customers for these phases. Program Managers perform project planning, progress measurement, scope control, and status reporting to executive management and customers. Someone in this role will carry out business development activities and coordinate initiatives across assigned market segments. Minimum Required Qualifications: Previous experience in the Space industry preferred. Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an engineering, science, or business discipline. 2 - 5 years' relevant PM experience in aerospace and/or military mechanical and/or electrical component and/or systems engineering design, development, and manufacturing. Understanding of basic PM principles, such as those promoted by the Project Management Institute. Exemplary verbal/written communication skills required for multi-faceted interactions with all levels of personnel within the organization, as well as any and all outside agents, including but not limited to; vendors, suppliers, customers, etc. Highly computer literate, with MS Office/PC expertise, and demonstrated experience with applicable systems, programs, equipment, etc. Must be a US Citizen Essential or Primary / Key Responsibilities: Responsible for: Growth of commercial relationships with new private companies in the space-launcher market. NRE Cost, Design to Cost, and Schedule performance for assigned projects. (Shared with functional department leadership). Customer satisfaction for assigned projects. Creation and release of project Work Breakdown Schedule. Creation and maintenance of project Integrated Master Schedule. Facilitating all IPD Team meetings with documentation of minutes and maintenance of Action Item Lists. Reviewing and creating labor and material plans and cost reports. Control of project scope. Resolution and coordination of project cost, schedule, and technical performance issues. Escalation of issues that cannot be resolved at the project team level. Project NRE expenditures to within 10% of BAC. On-time delivery of major milestones to within 2 weeks of baseline. Identifying opportunities to grow business content with associated project customers. Identifying new or synergistic business opportunities in associated market segment. Supporting significant proposals with related PMO inputs. Scrubbing proposal Bases of Estimate. Be the voice of the customer within Marotta with the highest level of customer satisfaction. Identify existing/evolving customer needs in order to expand current and new product offerings. Meeting or exceeding assigned sales targets/quotas to ensure company volume and profitability goals. Early detection of risks. Demonstration of highest ethical standards. Additional Duties / Responsibilities: Bring initiatives and activities to closure in a timely manner through effective interaction with individuals, both internal and external to the Marotta organization (as required). Maintain and continue to elevate relationships with Business Development, Engineering, Operations, Customer Service and all other facets of the company. Abide by all safety, quality, housekeeping and company policies/procedures to ensure compliance to various regulatory and internal system requirements. Contribute to a positive and cooperative work environment through effective communication at all levels internal and external to the organization. Actively participate in team meetings, improvement initiatives/programs, etc. to provide constructive recommendations and initiate actions to support company initiatives/goals. Consistently demonstrate commitment to company values. Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant problems. Assume responsibility for related duties as required or assigned. Ensure that work area and work areas of direct reports are clean, secure, and well maintained. Complete special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required. Work Environment: This job interacts both in a professional office environment and a manufacturing/machine shop environment. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, as well as environments inclusive of the appropriate eye, hearing and foot protection (as required). Some travel is expected for this position (15-20%). Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach and lift with hands and arms, and to use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is regularly required to stand at length when necessary, sit, walk, bend, turn, etc., and move about the facility. The employee may be required to lift, push, pull and/or move items weighing up to 25 pounds (shipping, prep, and setup for trade shows, etc.) This position is at our Parsippany NJ office location. Many of our contracts require proof that you are a U.S. citizen and/or that an export license has been obtained for employees who are citizens of certain countries. Your employment, both initially and continually thereafter, is conditioned on production of such proof of citizenship and/or any export license that may be required to comply with any and all applicable laws, regulations, or executive orders, or required by Federal, State, or local government contracts. We offer a highly competitive compensation package for this outstanding position plus a quarterly bonus along with a full range of top quality benefits and employee services including: medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability income insurance programs, 401k retirement plans with company match, generous tuition aid program, paid vacation, sick and personal days, paid holidays and flexible work hours with compressed work week options. We recognize and reward our employee's accomplishments and host several employee engagement events per quarter. If you are looking to grow or accelerate your career and be part of a best in class organization while enjoying a work-life balance, please visit our website at to learn more about us and to apply. Check out all of our openings at No agencies, please. Apply for this Position We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer M/F/IWD/VeteransVETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY