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Program Director - Tactical Propulsion Production
Category: Aerospace, Manufacturing
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  • Categories: Program Management

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Program Director - Tactical Propulsion Production
Program Director - Tactical Propulsion Production

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Job ID:CRB20183105-45947

With annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, over 12,000 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission -- whether it's a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world's leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation's largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Orbital ATKdesigns and manufactures defense and defense related products including rocket motors, warheads, gas generators, ceramic composites for aircraft components and launch tubes, metals and munitions as well as electronics, integration and test of electronic fuzes and sensors. Our manufacturing capabilities encompass motor and warhead loading, static and air-breathing testing, fiber placement, filament winding, hand lay-up, compression molding, high rate machining, flow forming, welding, assembly, and integration and test.


Orbital ATKMissile Products Group is seeking aProgram Directorfor the Tactical Propulsion Production Market Area. In this exciting and challenging role, the Program Director will be responsible for the leadership of a team of Tactical Propulsion Production Program Managers who identify, capture develop, execute new and follow-on business. The position is physically located inRocket Center, West Virginia.


+ Full responsibility for the Tactical Propulsion Production Market Area P&L within the Tactical Propulsion Market Segment

+ Ensure all programs in this market area are executed in a manner that meets or exceeds Orbital ATK yearly financial goals and customer requirements;

+ Proactively create, cultivate and enhance relationships with current and potential customers, including prime contractors, and government laboratories to identify new business opportunities;

+ Develop new business within the Tactical Production Propulsion customer base;

+ Manage discretionary budget

+ Grow the Tactical Production Propulsion Market Area in terms of sales and EBIT

+ Expand the Tactical Production Propulsion market area into international markets

+ Hire, train and supervise a motivated team of Program Managers;

+ Support the development of program management and project control processes and procedures.

We need a versatile, dynamic and aggressive leader for this market segment. The successful candidate will possess the ability to forge strong customer and teammate relationships and to build, maintain and motivate a high performance execution team.


+ 15+ years of experience in the aerospace and defense industry

+ 15+ years of direct experience in the Tactical Propulsion Programs

+ Direct work experience with the Department of Defense Government Laboratories, including AFRL, China Lake, AMRDEC and Major Prime Contractors (Boeing, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin)

+ Ability to advocate and influence government developmental acquisition plans and create new business capture strategies

+ Ability to operate in a demanding, high-paced environment with minimal supervision

+ Experience leading multidisciplinary teams and deliver tactical propulsion programs

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills

+ Ability to travel extensively to forge customer relationships and grow the business

+ Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite

+ BS in STEM or MS Engineering preferred

+ Understanding of export/import control rules and regulations such as ITAR, EAR FAR, DFAR, etc.

+ Ability to identify and mitigate risks;

Orbital ATKis on the move. We have the people, strategy, agility, and products to thrive in a highly dynamic national security and space environment. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, full Medical & Dental, 401k, Tuition reimbursement, and much more. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Orbital ATK Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocket motors across air, sea and land-based systems. We are the largest U.S. producer of small-caliber ammunition, as well as a leading producer of medium- and large-caliber ammunition and medium-caliber gun systems. Orbital ATK Defense Systems also develops advanced capabilities for missile-defense interceptors, fuzing and warheads, weaponized special-mission aircraft, and propulsion/controls.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:25-50%

Years of Experience:+10 Years




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