General Management

Manager of Military Programs

Job Number: (116616-02) Work Locations: Independence, OH

UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs.

In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems was formed by combining two industry leaders, Hamilton Sundstrand and Goodrich, creating an organization with key positions on a wide range of aircraft flying today and substantial content on various UAVs, satellites and ground and naval vehicles.


The Manager of the Military Programs¿ primary responsibility is to lead a team of Program Managers that manage complex build-to-print, proprietary and/or developmental. The Director will have direct staff including multiple Program Managers that have technical, operations, quality, aftermarket and supply chain functional leaders in a matrix reporting environment. At this time, key customers for this role include Boeing Long Beach (C-17), Boeing St Louis (F-15, F/A-18), Northrup Grumman, General Atomics and Sikorsky. The Manager will be responsible to: -manage and lead by using the ¿4-gears¿ principles -lead the cross functional team to achieve financial, schedule and quality targets in accordance with contract and business objectives -lead the Program Management team for the development of annual program business objectives and subsequent execution of these objectives -lead the Program Management team for the successful development of several new landing gear programs using the UTAS New Product development System in line with the approved business case -develop talent within the Program Management function -responsible for ensuring resolution of key programs commercial, industrial and technical issues with customer -support proposal activity in pursuit of new business opportunities -interface with other functional management groups to ensure coordinated, common and consistent approach to developing and achieving business objectives -develop annual finance plans, and departmental budgets, and ensure execution to plan -provides leadership and consultation to program management and staff in matters related to program development and execution, understanding of overall departmental/business goals and objectives, and individual roles and responsibilities in this regard -ensure compliance with all UTAS policies, process and procedures - negotiate annual and long term contracts/pricing with customers and ensure business compliance to all contractual requirements -grow customer relationships


Bachelor¿s Degree in Business or Engineering related field/studies ¿ 10 years Program Management, or equivalent, experience Required skills: ¿ Leading in a highly matrixed environment ¿ People development and management ¿ Excellent written and verbal communication ¿ Managing relationships with all levels of the UTAS / Customer organization ¿ Financial and business acumen ¿ Balance of daily tenacity to reach stretch goals and long term creativity for break through business solutions Preferred Qualifications: ¿ Proprietary and/or developmental landing gears programs experience ¿ Aerospace contract negotiation experience in excess of $50M, including TINA compliant proposals ¿ MBA ¿ Financial forecasting experience ¿ Managing direct reports and budgets

Must be able to meet ITAR requirements. United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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