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Flight Deck Innovation PDT Lead I

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Flight Deck Innovation PDT Lead I in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

- Broad experience with avionics and/or other aircraft electrical systems

- Prior experience with aircraft satellite connectivity systems 

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Prior customer engagement experience preferred

- Prior experience working in a Research and Development environment preferred

- Previous pilot experience preferred







Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Engineering, Finance or related curriculum required. 10 years engineering experience to include at least 3 years program management experience consisting of any combination of supervisory experience or complex program management. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters, 4 yrs PhD in fields applicable to job.

Position Purpose:

The IEF PDT Lead I is dedicated to a specific program or project group and manages specific functional activities within one or more engineering disciplines.

Position is responsible for the coordination, integration, and management of the specified functional activities required. to support program objectives, including but not exclusive to the development and certification of a derivative aircraft, changes to the same, entry into service, and sustaining support for a particular program or project group. This role is to be utilized by the IEF organization only.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Reports to functional director and is assigned to specific program or project group .
  2. Coordinates with chief project engineer to establish and communicate program goals, objectives and priorities .
  3. Coordinates with functional managers to provide the required. skillsets to support program objectives .
  4. Coordinates with functional managers and deployed technical staff to develop a resource loaded plan and integrated schedule to meet program objectives .
  5. Coordinates with other PDT leads to form small cross-functional, integrated teams to execute sub-projects, solve problems, or implement strategic initiatives aligned with higher level goals and objectives .
  6. Tracks and updates project plans and status .
  7. Identifies program barriers and risks and actively manages mitigation plans .
  8. Balances staff and skill mix with functional manager to meet both allocated budget and schedule targets .
  9. Collaborates with functional manager to provide performance feedback and development opportunities for deployed technical professionals assigned to the program or project .
  10. Demonstrates teamwork, ownership, technical rigor, agility, and learning while achieving results for the program and company .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Demonstrated track record of collaboration and teamwork.
  2. Demonstrated customer-focus, able to anticipate and address customer needs.
  3. Demonstrated capability to understand and influence the technical disciplines covered by the scope of their responsibilities.
  4. Demonstrated ability to adapt and effectively lead with changing requirements, information, or priorities.
  5. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate at all levels—able to clearly and concisely describe complex technical problems and listen with the intent to learn.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 202806

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 50%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 05/31/2023 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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