PROGRAM ENGINEERING MANAGER for Rotorcraft components

Los Angeles, CA

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Aerospace, Aviation, Defense and Space Job Number: BHJOB598_3321

Job Description

We are searching for an experienced PROGRAM ENGINEERING MANAGER for a very stable 150+ year-old, $B internationally owned organization.


Their $7OM California division manufactures specialty DEFENSE / MILITARY rotorcraft MECHANICAL components specifically designed for use in engines, cockpits, cabin interiors etc..


This “highly visible” position is Customer Facing, reporting directly to the VP Programs & Engineering.

  • You would manage a mechanical engineering team of approx. 15 (direct & indirect), running full life cycle programs for low volume – high mix manufacturing ($10M-$100M), manage production schedules for on time delivery and budgets.
  • Collaborate with Business Development, Engineering teams and customers on proposal negotiations & capture.
  • R&D for NPD (design & development) proof of concept designs, cost estimates, materials, test, mitigate risk…



  • MECHANICAL engineering of critical components and parts for Rotorcraft / Helicopter / eVTOL
  • “Hands-on” full life cycle DEFENSE program management experience
  • Leadership of an engineering team for critical requirements
  • Travel to company divisions, customer sites, suppliers, etc… as needed.
  • US Citizenship (DoD clearance is a PLUS)


OFFERING:  Base salary + bonus + relocation assistance (if not already residing in the LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA region)

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