Calspan Corporation

  • Program Manager, Flight Operations

    Job Locations US-NY-Niagara Falls
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Niagara Falls, New York, Calspan’s Flight Research center is home to a fleet of aircraft that include Learjets, Gulfstream III, and a Premier. These aircraft are used for variable stability programs, flight equipment testing, and a variety of other projects for private and government organizations.  We are looking for a motivated Program Manager to join our team and continue our rich tradition of modifying and flying test aircraft.


    Due to security requirements, this position requires US Citizenship.

    • Lead program team to achieve program objectives (cost, schedule, quality and technical performance), while managing risks and opportunities.
    • Manage materials definition and configuration by managing support from product engineering, process engineering, and configuration management.
    • Manage the program activities involving department or cross-functional teams. Focuses on delivery within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.  Manage cost for program materials in support of program requirements. 
    • Ensure program budget, materials availability, quality and technical performance are met by managing and directing the activities of team members.Maintain project and technical documentation



    Preferred Education / Experience:

    • Bachelors in related engineering discipline
    • 7+ years in related discipline
    • Project Management Certification
    • Previous management experience or;
    • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

    Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

    • Financial procedures and systems preferably in the Aerospace industry
    • Thorough understanding of program phases and related analysis and reporting
    • Strong understanding of program financial analysis and reporting
    • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Strong written and oral communication skills

    Benefits Package: Our goal is to provide Calspan employees and their families with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k) company match on first 4%, Critical Illness Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program and Educational Assistance Reimbursement.


    Calspan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

    Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.


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