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IT Project Manager

Wichita, KS

Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


IT Project Management consists of developments that implement, manage and represent the company relative to its systems and various programs with an emphasis on reducing cost, increasing Quality and the overall betterment of Spirit AeroSystems.   


Responsibilities

On Site Position-Wichita, Kansas


Objective of this position: 

  • Work closely with the business and IT leaders to ensure value is delivered from IT investments and compliance with industry standards and best practices. 
  • Provide technological and strategic guidance and leadership in the development of both internal and external software projects as well as infrastructure. 
  • Have a thorough understanding of the company's business operations. 


Responsibilities: 

  • Communication – Communicate effectively and appropriately with both technical and non-technical audiences. Ensure transparency and well planned communication. 
  • Management – Lead team members to implement and support global and regional sustainable solutions.Provide mentorship, coaching and guidance in the Project Management strategy.
  • Continuous Improvement/Cost Out – Ensures constant improvement of operations processes. Creates and maintains focus on measurement and constant improvement of all core support processes. Identifies and leads initiatives to drive cost out of operation. 


Essential Analytical Skills:

  • Candidates must have the ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently 
  • Strong analytical approach to problem solving and solution development 
  • Ability to review functional and technical specifications and make recommendations for improvement prior to development


Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to effectively work in a team where other team members may be located remotely.
  • Self-starter with the ability to independently resolve issues and deliver results.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills. 
  • Ability to travel in USA and internationally – up to 25%.  


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or another related field. 
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, is a plus.


Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

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