Program Operations Engineer

  • ID: 531407
  • Posted: 9/15/2023
  • Location: El Segundo, CA
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 9 - 12 Months


Are you an Engineer Operations Program who is looking to join one of the top companies in the Aerospace and Defense industry?

Are you looking to further your career and grow?

Do you have experience with MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint?

If you answered yes to those three questions, then apply today!

Acara Solutions is seeking highly qualified candidates to work ON-SITE with our client in El Segundo, CA. Interested?

Here's what you'd do:

  • This position will work with the Tooling Department managing various tooling stamens of work for a variety of programs.
  • As an Integration Tool Engineer, the individual will work with a design engineering, manufacturing engineering, Program Operations leadership business management, and Scheduling team to gather necessary information for cost control, forecasting, and proposals.
  • The CAM will update Earned Value Management (EVM) tools and produce required data products, review monthly Earned Value (EV) data provide cost account status, and support program requirements.
  • Additionally, this individual will manage multiple projects working directly with Tool Design Engineering as well as with in-house and offsite fabrication.
  • Acquaint yourself with all engineering and technical aspects of tools used to manufacture aircraft components.
  • Coordinate with technical leadership a cross-functional Integrated Program Team (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule, and technical objectives
  • Develop and deliver presentations to customers, management, and other program stakeholders
  • Define, plan, perform, monitor, control, and complete a variety of project tasks simultaneously.
  • Perform Control Account Management (CAM) duties
  • Track budget actuals against predictions and financial performance against the full EV performance management baseline, participate in CAM status calls, prepare status for/attend weekly status meetings, provide/enter weekly Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) status, support stakeholder meetings, review Actuals Hours reports for time charging accuracy and alignment with IMS status.
  • Coordinate with the scheduling team to develop and execute an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
  • Coordinate Change Requests with the Business Management and Scheduling team as needed
  • Work to targeted cost, schedule, and staffing requirements
  • Support logistics team, generate staffing requirements, documentation, and forecasts
  • Facilitate internal meetings to support staffing, ensuring the staffing needs meet the staffing baseline
  • Perform schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks
  • Perform full project monitoring such as requirements traceability, SOW shredding, facilitation of team meetings, tracking and closing action items, and presentation creation for all levels of leadership

Here's what you'll get:

  • Pay Rate: $28.57-$30.71/hr
  • Hours: 40 Hours/Week 
  • Length: Temporary (12 Months)

Sound like a good fit? 


About Acara Solutions

Acara is a premier provider of recruiting and workforce solutions we help companies compete for talent. With a legacy of needs in various industries worldwide, we partner with clients, listen to their needs, and customize visionary talent solutions that drive desired business outcomes. We leverage decades of experience to deliver contingent staffing, direct placement, executive search, and workforce services worldwide.

Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science or Technology or Engineering or Math
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Ability to communicate with multiple levels of the organization having excellent presentation skills

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
  • Under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), all employees assigned to this client must provide documentation verifying their status as a 'U.S. Person', as defined in ITAR clause 120.15.  A U.S. Person is a protected individual under the anti-discrimination provisions of U.S. immigration laws.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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