Senior Program Manager Aero and Tactical Systems ($10k Sign On Bonus)

Montville, New Jersey, United States
7 days ago


Marotta Controls, Inc. is one of the fastest growing technology businesses in New Jersey, specializing in the design, development, and production of precision control components and systems.  Founded in 1943, Marotta has been at the forefront of Aerospace & Defense milestones for over 75 years from breaking the sound barrier on the Bell X-1 and landing the first man on the moon to playing a critical role on today’s advanced U.S Navy platforms as well as the emerging commercial space industry.
Our products and expertise range from high performance valves to complete sub-systems that integrate electronic controls, actuators, and power conversion systems.   We have received over 200 patents for our technologies and support the most demanding applications found on military aircraft, tactical systems, submarines, surface ships, satellites and space launch vehicles. Our teams have repeatedly been recognized for outstanding performance by some of the most prestigious organizations in the world including The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, NASA & Northrop Grumman.
Senior Program Manager Aero and Tactical Systems ($10k Sign On Bonus)
Senior Program Manager leads multiple, concurrent development programs through proposal, funding, development, qualification and volume production.  The program manager coordinates and influences internal engineering, operations, business development, finance and contracts teams. Our customers are leaders in the aerospace, marine, and military markets; the Senior Program Manager is the customer advocate and primary point of contact.  Program Managers perform project planning, progress measurement, scope control, and ensure execution to goals through financial and program-based milestones.  Business development and participation in market segment strategy are essential components of this role.
Essential or Primary / Key Responsibilities
Responsible for:
  • Creation and release of project Work Breakdown Structure with approved budgets.
  • Creation and maintenance of project Integrated Master Schedule.
  • Facilitating IPD Process compliance by completing required Initiating Activities, Design Reviews, and Gate Review requirements.
  • Facilitate internal and customer weekly team meetings/telecons with documentation of minutes and maintenance of Action Item Lists.
  • Create Monthly Program Review materials for assigned projects and presenting to Executive Leadership.
  • Achievement of NRE Cost, Design to Cost, and Schedule performance against budget for assigned projects.
  • Review and creation of material and/or labor plans and cost reports.
  • Resolution and coordination of project cost, schedule, and technical performance issues.
  • Monitor and control of project scope.
  • Escalation of issues or risks that cannot be resolved at the project team level.
  • Maintain high customer satisfaction for assigned projects.
  • Identifying opportunities to grow business content with associated projects and customers.
  • Supporting significant proposals with related PMO inputs.
  • Initiating and scrubbing proposal Bases of Estimates and Schedules.
Expected to achieve:
  • Project expenditures within 10% of budget.
  • On-time delivery of major milestones within 2 weeks of baseline.
  • The highest level of customer satisfaction.
  • Early detection and mitigation of risks.
  • Demonstration of highest ethical standards.
Additional Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Lead major infrastructure upgrade.
  • Bring initiatives and activities to closure in a timely manner through effective interaction with individuals, both internal and external to the Marotta organization (as required).
  • Maintain and continue to develop relationships with Business Development, Engineering, Operations, Customer Service and all other facets of the company.
  • Abide by all safety, quality, and company policies/procedures to ensure compliance to various regulatory and internal system requirements.
  • Contribute to a positive and cooperative work environment through effective communication at all levels internal and external to the organization.
  • Actively participate in team meetings, improvement initiatives/programs, etc. to provide constructive recommendations and initiate actions to support company initiatives/goals
  • Consistently demonstrate commitment to company values.
  • Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant problems
  • Assume responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.
  • Complete special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required
  • 15 or more years of program management experience
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Experience working within aerospace or a similar technical field preferred
  • Experience with Additive Manufacturing technologies is a plus
  • Highly analytical and detail-oriented
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint) and MS Project expertise
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Intimate knowledge of people management skills, particularly influence management and conflict resolution
  • General knowledge of operations, including scheduling, procurement, manufacturing, test engineering, and quality systems
  • Exemplary verbal/written communication skills required for multi-faceted interactions with all levels of personnel within the organization, as well as any and all outside agents, including but not limited to; vendors, suppliers, customers, etc.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up
  • This Program Manager requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance, therefore you must be able to obtain/maintain a security clearance
  • Must be a US Citizen.
Work Environment:
  • This job interacts both in a professional office environment and a manufacturing/machine shop environment. The Program Manager uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, as well as environments inclusive of the appropriate eye, hearing and foot protection (as required).
  • This is a full-time position. Overtime and weekend work could be required as job duties demand.
  • The Program Manager will have limited travel in this position (10-15%)
We offer a highly competitive compensation package for this outstanding position plus a quarterly bonus along with a full range of top quality benefits and employee services including: medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability income insurance programs, 401k retirement plans with company match, generous tuition aid program, paid vacation, sick and personal days, paid holidays and flexible work hours with compressed work week options.  We recognize and reward our employee's accomplishments and host several employee engagement events per quarter.
This position is at our Montville, NJ corporate offices location.
Many of our contracts require proof that you are a U.S. citizen and/or that an export license has been obtained for employees who are citizens of certain countries.  Your employment, both initially and continually thereafter, is conditioned on production of such proof of citizenship and/or any export license that may be required to comply with any and all applicable laws, regulations, or executive orders, or required by Federal, State, or local government contracts.
If you are looking to grow or accelerate your career and be part of a best in class organization while enjoying a work-life balance, please visit our website at to learn more about us and to apply. Check out all our openings at
We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer M/F/IWD/Veterans
No agencies, please.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59226070
  • Location:
    Montville, New Jersey, United States
  • Position Title: Senior Program Manager Aero and Tactical Systems ($10k Sign On Bonus)
  • Company Name: Marotta
  • Job Function: Engineering
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