B/E Aerospace, Inc. Program Manager in Lenexa, Kansas

Job Title: Program Manager

  • B/E Aerospace*

B/E Aerospace, wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and B/E Aerospace is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products and solutions. B/E Aerospace designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of products for both commercial aircraft and business jets. For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at www.beaerospace.com

Our Lenexa facility designs, manufactures, and supports Beverage Maker Products for commercial, military and business jet aircraft. Our innovative, customer focused, and easy to use line of premium galley appliances provide the airlines with unparalleled performance by integrating the latest technologies into products that meet the demanding needs of the aviation industry. As an integral part of the Interior Systems group, our mission is to provide superior products, services and support that enable our customers to deliver the world’s best in-flight beverage service. Successful team members embody our spirit “Passion to Innovate. Power to Deliver”.™

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Program Manager in our Beverage Maker business located in Lenexa, Kansas.


Reporting to the Sr. Program Manager, the Program Manager will manage the activities of product lines / projects / programs involving department or cross-functional teams. Focuses on delivery within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Monitors the product line / program / project from initiation through delivery.


  • Reviews project proposal or plan to determine time frame, procedures for accomplishing project, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project; reports findings to management.

  • Confers with project staff to outline work plan and responsibilities.

  • Coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.

  • Compiles status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required; prepares project reports for management, client, or others.

  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university or an equivalent combination of formal education, on-the-job training, and/or work experience.

  • Minimum of five (5) years industry experience, with a minimum three (3) years project management experience in a manufacturing environment.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical field.

  • Aerospace experience is desirable.

  • Experience using Primavera P6 a plus.

  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

  • Ability to develop a solid understanding of the project’s goals, and the ability to put these various elements together to produce a well-defined scope in order to achieve a successful project outcome. Ability to manage time and resources.

  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment and interact with co-workers from a variety of departments.

  • Other desirable skills:

  • Highly organized

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Effective communicator

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Strong technical skills

  • Good time management

  • Strong budget management skills

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, diability or protected veteran status.