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Mercury Systems Sr. Principle Operations Program Manager in Oxnard, California

Job Summary: In this role, the Senior Principal Operations Program Manager (OPM) will have responsibility for a major program executing across various sites within the US. In this role, you will apply your existing knowledge of operations, material requirements planning, manufacturing and business acumen within a matrixed organization. You will be responsible for developing and executing operational program strategies/plans for a program, overall ownership program performance related to materials/operations, supply risk and opportunity management and communication of customer flow-through requirements such as FAR/DFARS, ITAR, offset, public law, quality, warranty, etc. You will be the conduit for the Program regarding all Operations and Materials. The OPM will support proposals by developing and leading material and operational proposal activities including task descriptions and basis of estimates. This work will be performed in conjunction with Factory Operations, Supply Chain, and Procurement functions. Candidate must have excellent written and oral communications skills to influence and communicate effectively across multiple areas outside of one's own job function as well as with parties external to the organization. This job may have limited direct reports, however it does require your ability to influence others outside of your immediate work area to explain and gain alignment on plans, policies, practices, and procedures. It is preferred for this position to be on-site (Oxnard, CA), but remote positions will be considered with travel required to support various topics on site. The selected applicant will work with the hiring manager to set schedule. Job Responsibility: * Operations focal for the Program IPT; accountable for Operational aspects of the program (operations, materials, issue resolution) * Capacity Planning Strategy * Operations inputs to Customer proposals (BOM costing, Operations hours/costing, tooling/jigs, and full Operations BOE generation) * Support Estimates at Complete (EAC) and monthly Earned Value reporting * Support and present Operations metrics and data through Program Reviews (both internal and external) to Mercury and Customer leadership * Supplier risk and opportunity management to include obsolescence management, reporting, and improvement actions * Maintaining/Assessing the integrity of your programs' schedule * Champion efforts to meet readiness requirements throughout a NPI stage-gate process * Change leader, helping to drive Mercury’s strategy, structure, and values * This is a hand-ons position, supporting a large and complex program coupled with long-term improvements and initiatives * Strategic thinking coupled with ROI / business case development Required Qualification: * Typically requires a Bachelor's and a minimum of ten (10) years prior relevant experience in functional areas of Supply Chain, Operations (including Production Control), Program Management, or technical Project Management. * The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance. * Strong financial acumen with experience providing inputs into and reviewing EACs, along with development of business cases * Experience in review and understanding of statements of work (SOW) and project requirements (technical and commercial) * Demonstrated strong analytical and prioritization skills * Experience leading teams with direct and indirect reports * Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation), leadership abilities, and the ability to work in an IPT environment * Critical Thinking skills Preferred Qualification: * A self-starter, capable of achieving organizational and program objectives, and able to interface with all levels of internal management and external stakeholders. * Ability to succeed in the high stress, fast paced developmental environment. * Excellent time management skills and the ability to assign the appropriate priorities to the many tasks that need to be performed. * Knowledge of US Government acquisition laws and regulations (FAR). * Proficient in ERP/MRP business systems * Knowledge of MRCY-type products "This position requires you to have or obtain a government security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens." "This position requires you to access information that is subject to U.S. export regulations. You may only access such information if you are a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. government." Why should you join Mercury Systems? Mercury Systems is a technology company that makes the world a safer, more secure place. We push processing power to the tactical edge, making the latest commercial technologies profoundly more accessible for today's most challenging aerospace and defense missions. From silicon to system scale, Mercury enables customers to accelerate innovation and turn data into decision superiority. Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, Mercury employs more than 2,300 people in 24 locations worldwide. To learn more, visit Our Culture We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions. To find out more about Why Mercury?, or visit the Mercury Community or find answers to general questions at Mercury FAQs Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status. As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the number below. (978) 256-1300 Click here read about our recent press release. Click Here to learn about OFCCP Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled