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Program Adm Sr. - Military Flight Control Division

Location: IRVINE, CA, United States
Job Family : Marketing
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Sep 15, 2023
Job ID: 43286

Job Description
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Military Flight Controls Division

Supporting aircraft worldwide, Parker Aerospace’s Military Flight Controls Division (MFCD) provides primary and secondary flight control systems that make flight possible. Tested, proven and trusted in commercial and military applications for decades, MFCD provides precise position-control actuation solutions for military aircraft across the United States and with foreign partners. The division’s JetPipe® electrohydraulic servovalve (EHSV) technology is used across commercial and military aircraft around the world. Headquartered in Irvine, California, the Military Flight Controls Division is the global leader in fly-by-wire flight control systems and electrohydraulic products and offers the world's most advanced motor design capabilities for flight controls.


Conducts analyses of diverse and difficult scope and complexity and administers programs or major portions of programs to ensure fulfillment of program obligations, performance goals, and control of program costs.


  • Conducts program plan studies. Prepares budgets and schedules to meet contractual/project requirements.
  • Monitors financial status of programs by tracking and analyzing current revenues and expenses and advising management on the projected effect of any modifications to agreements.
  • Establishes and defines program plan requirements or performs in-depth studies to determine optimum program plans.
  • Monitors and reports performance against plans to ensure that contractual, cost and schedule objectives are met. Collects, analyzes and summarizes information and trends utilizing program management software.
  • Coordinates cross-functional development of project plans and programs. Interfaces with suppliers and customers and performs extensive investigation as required to fulfill project obligations.
  • Initiates business contacts and correspondence and prepares required documentation to ensure accurate records of program compliance are maintained.
  • Applies continuous improvement techniques and methods to internal processes and systems to increase efficiency and customer service and to reduce costs. May lead or be assigned to a special project team.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing networks, and/or participating in professional associations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and aerospace industry regulations; ensures adherence to requirements and advises management on needed actions.
  • Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses. Analyzes proposed changes in methods.
  • May provide leadership to others in department. Acts as prime contact on high level projects. Establishes goals and objectives required to complete projects. Trains and mentors less experienced employees.
  • Shares specialized knowledge with others. Represents company on specific projects. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Work assignments may include cross-functional or project team responsibilities (e.g. continuous improvement).


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in Business Administration, Engineering, or related field which has provided both theoretical and practical knowledge in the field. Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through six or more years of increasingly responsible related program administration experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of program administration principles, industry practices, regulations, and policies. Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to program administration. Ability to effectively assess and implement continuous improvement principles and techniques to program and related areas. Ability to work on a variety of problems of diverse scope and complexity where analysis and evaluation of various outcomes require tradeoffs. Ability to solve a wide range of difficult problems in imaginative and practical and evaluate alternative solutions that may require coordination across multiple teams; establish goals and objectives to complete projects. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies and recommend changes to procedures. Ability to respond to significant inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community; define problems. Ability to collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to effectively communicate and present information to team members, team leaders, vendors, customers, and top management. Proficient with standard business applications software (e.g., database, spreadsheets, etc.) Ability to establish program plans and report status utilizing program management software. Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in goal setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities.


Please note that the salary range information is only applicable for California. Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $82,070/annually - $136,921/annually.

This role is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which requires the incumbent to be either a US citizen, lawful permanent resident [“green card” holders], or have refugee or asylee status).

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.  This position is subject to meeting export compliance eligibility requirements.

(“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

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Drug-Free Workplace
In accordance with Parker’s policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

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