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The Environmental & Specialty Test Lab Operations is seeking an ADM Environmental & Specialty Test Manager to lead a team of senior program support & environmental engineers supporting air & space programs located at sites in Redondo Beach, CA.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Environmental Test Section Managers responsible for Structures, Thermal, Dynamics, Aero Science and Instrumentation to incorporate the vision and test strategy. In addition, you will help build a culture that empowers and motivates team performance, and establish functional shared accountability with the programs and new business pursuits.
Ensure successful planning, scheduling and execution of program test activities
Manage capital planning & asset management, monitor equipment preventive maintenance
Assist with program staffing and hiring needs
Provide program operations support such as incident investigations, performance feedback
Plan for future program skill requirements for cross functional organization
Engage with environmental test processes to meet the customer requirements
Promote metrics based on management inputs
Lead affordability initiatives, and review and support proposals and program milestones presentations.
Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)
7 years combined experience in any of the following: Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Systems Engineering
5 years of Leadership experience either leading technical staff or technical projects
3 years of hands on experience conducting Environmental Testing of air or space craft (Such as Thermal, Dynamics, Structural, or Aero Environmental testing)
1 year of Program Planning and Scheduling experience
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret and/or SCI clearance
Prior functional management experience in a position responsible for staffing, processes and/or products
Broad understanding of Air & Space Systems programs
Proficient in MS Excel with creating formulas from scratch
Facilities and Safety Management experience related to Space and Air simulations or environmental testing
Active DoD Top Secret or SCI Clearance
Proven strong communications and leadership skills in a team environment
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