Strategic Programs Operations Manager

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics Technical Solutions is seeking a Strategic Programs Manufacturing Manager to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.


The position will be responsible for performing a key function of providing leadership for high-tech mechanical and electrical manufacturing, integration of weapon systems, sensors, and other complex electronic and mechanical systems. The responsibilities will encompass leading an organization in a dynamic and high growth area that will execute multiple simultaneous and diverse manufacturing activities.


The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Promoting a safe work environment

  • Ensuring that Quality and Compliance standards are consistently implemented

  • Managing operations financials

  • Promoting a teamwork environment that fosters employee development

  • Leading a cross-functional manufacturing team to consistently meet customer requirements

  • Fostering an environment of continuous improvement and problem solving

  • Operational management of Raw Material and Finished Goods inventory

  • Establishing KPI’s and Metrics to achieve program and company objectives

  • Conducting operational performance reviews/meetings

  • Assessing and filling staffing needs as required

  • Supporting business development opportunities

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree (Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is preferable).

Candidate must have a cumulative of (15+) years’ experience in manufacturing, operations, and programs.

Candidate must have at least (10) ten years of personnel management or organizational leadership.

Candidate must be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-discipline teams.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.

Candidate must be self-directed and able to work in a high-stress, fast paced environment to meet customer and management deadlines as well as meet financial goals.

Candidate must have experience with interviewing, assessing, and hiring new personnel.

Candidate must have a general understanding of all aspects of a product lifecycle.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Experience with enterprise software systems (i.e. Manufacturing Execution System (MES))


Qualifications considered a plus:

  • Defense program experience

  • Experience with testing methodologies, including use of thermal chambers

  • Manufacturing experience building prototype electrical/mechanical assemblies

  • Participated in start-up of manufacturing line

  • Experience with AS9100, IPC, and DCMA standards

  • Familiarity with Deltek Costpoint accounting software

  • Expertise in Lean principles, Visual Management and 5S tools

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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