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Operations Transition to Production Manager

at BAE Systems, inc.

Posted: 7/5/2019
Job Reference #: 215079
Keywords: operations

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Job Title
Ops Program Mgr IV

Location Code
NH009_95 Canal St_Nashua_NH

Job Description
Operations Transition to Production Manager for the Small Form Factor Payload Solutions Product Line. This position will report to the Product Line Operations Director of the Small Form Factor Payload Solutions Product Line.

Job Summary:
The Operations Transition to Production Manager is responsible to successfully transition products from development into production. They will work closely with Operations and Program Management to ensure sourcing decisions are aligned with the Program Plan, and will work closely with Engineering, Site Leaders and Product Stream Managers, in the creation and execution of the operations plan migrating products from development and pilot production facilities to the next phase of program execution.


  • Manage project schedules to deliver operational readiness and product delivery.
  • Identifies and manages risks associated with meeting technical and operational targets.
  • Have in depth understanding of the product technical requirements, milestones deliverables and interdependencies for establishing an accurate and effective Operations infrastructure.
  • Establish Transition to Production targets for products in conjunction with Engineering, Pilot Line Production and Sustaining Operations teams.
  • Leverage experience and engineering skills to solve problems, fill gaps and achieve objectives through a cross functional team.
  • Responsible for effective communication and escalation of risks and dependencies while ensuring timely decisions are being made.
  • Scopes technical and business problems and processes by identifying key issues, inputs, stakeholders, and outcomes.
  • Identify and drive process changes required to meet program objectives.
  • Be comfortable interacting with senior management, highlighting risks and providing recommendations to support product level decisions.
  • Transition operational responsibilities to the Sustaining Operations team after achieving transition to production targets.
  • Manage ramp readiness with internal teams as well as external partners (i.e., material availability, cost/assembly/test/BOM/capacity readiness and transition plans).
  • Plan and execute operations development activities and ensure transition to production within cost, quality and capacity parameters. Ensure successful production transitions meeting program goals.
  • Drive cross-functional teams to optimize the supply chain for specific strategic reasons, while accounting for risks, changes in schedule or demand.

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