Aircraft Structures Business Area Manager
SDC is looking for an engineer with significant experience and contacts in aircraft structures to fill a position leading the Aircraft Structures Business Area. Composite materials are making significant in-roads into both commercial and military aircraft, helicopters, and UAVs and are viewed as a growth market. Because SDC is winning multiple aircraft structures type programs, we now have a need for an individual to lead this area. A successful candidate will be goal oriented, willing to take risk and will take responsibility for the outcome of his or her decisions.
The Aircraft Structures Business Area Manager will manage programs that the individual brings to the company. This role will also entail oversight over program details such as technical, manufacturing, schedule, budget, customer interface, meetings and presentations, and other program management responsibilities.
The primary role of this position is to expand the firm's business with new and existing clients and penetrate existing markets through assessment of marketing opportunities and target markets; gather intelligence on customers and competitors; generate leads for possible sales; follow-up sales activity; formal proposal and presentation management and writing; pitch and presentation rehearsals; account planning and performance monitoring; proposition and campaign development; and create and build relationships while sponsoring interaction to obtain projects.
SDC has found that the successful candidate will have a strong technical background in aircraft structures design and or analysis in addition to good communication skills and ability to manage programs.
- Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Engineering
- Five years of experience in program management in the Aerospace Engineering field; experience in the areas of Aircraft Structures is required.
- More than 7 years of Engineering experience in any of the above areas and a strong technical background in one or more of these areas: design, analysis, fabrication, and/or testing./li>
- National travel required
- Must be a US Citizen due to contractual requirements
- Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Please email a detailed resume, clearly outlining required qualifications in MS Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference Aircraft Structures Business Area Manager in the subject line.
GPA for highest level of education must be included on your resume in order to be considered.
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