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Program Manager

West Torrington, CT
  • Expired: January 31, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Altek Electronics, a trusted source of electronic manufacturing services since 1972, is a comprehensive contract manufacturer serving a broad range of industries. We work with industry leaders supporting a complete product life cycle, from prototype through production and end of life. As a solutions provider with expertise in PCB layout and design, PCB assembly, and upper-level chassis, control panels, and cable & harness assembly, we manufacture products using LEAN manufacturing and Six Sigma principles. We use open communication to fulfill our mission of "Value through the eyes of the customer." Delivering quality products on-time, Altek is certified to AS9100D, our operators are certified to IPC-610, IPC-620 and J-STD, we are ITAR compliant and a Veteran-Owned Small Business.

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This opportunity is located in Torrington, CT. (Some travel required.)

Altek Electronics, Inc., is a world class electronic contract manufacturer of low to mid volume electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies. Altek is dedicated to customer satisfaction with the vision of being the #1 trusted partner in our market for manufacturing and engineering services and solutions.

Job Description

Altek Electronics, Inc., seeks a Program Manager supporting our contract manufacturing business. This position is in Torrington, CT and reports to the CEO.


The Program Manager acts as the primary and accountable point of contact for a group of customers. They define, plan, manage, and report on contractual requirements and overall performance of their programs. Although other duties may be assigned, the principal duties and responsibilities of the Program Manager include the following:
  • Manages the development of the program plan for customers, including the potential schedules/forecasts, material costs, performance objectives, risk management, etc.
  • Coordinates internal & external customer resources and third parties/vendors (team) to execute programs.
  • Understands the business well enough, or seeks understanding, to be certain that the company has the appropriate resources to meet and comply with all contractual requirements including product performance, quality, and regulatory compliance, etc.
  • Conducts regular meetings and program reviews, both internal and external, to ensure requirements are communicated and carried out effectively, or that appropriate actions are taken to correct and/or communicate deficiencies.
  • Provides continual program team communication and has overall responsibility for ensuring collaboration between departments leading to customer satisfaction.
  • Serves as the highest-level primary customer point of contact and, along with customer service, the "voice of the customer" within the organization.
  • Collaborates closely with customer service and production to ensure delivery requirements are correctly communicated and executed as required by the customer.
  • Manages scope and balances and negotiates all changes to projects with both internal and external customers to ensure program objectives and expectations remain aligned and executable.
  • Provides program direction during all phases of the program (proposal, contract negotiation/award, program kickoff, program execution, program close out) to accomplish cost, technical, and schedule objectives and proactively works with the team and customer to address and mitigate the impact of unplanned events (failures, realized risks, material issues, etc.) on the organization and the customer.
  • Explores new business opportunities within the customers' organizations.
  • Reviews quotes to ensure all items are covered and that the full scope of the quote is understood, accurate, and is corrected should items of concern be identified.
  • Makes suggestions on cost savings to ensure customers are getting the most value for their relationship with Altek Electronics, Inc.
  • Performs ongoing analysis of jobs in process as well as postmortem analysis of individual jobs to ensure they are meeting financial and quality metrics including, but not limited to, customer satisfaction, materials cost, labor, and overall profitability.

  • BS Degree in an engineering or business discipline (or equivalent experience) is required, MBA and/or PMP credentials preferred.
  • 5 years of experience in Program Management, Project Engineering, or closely related roles in the manufacturing industry.
  • Electronics and/or Electromechanical manufacturing background/experience preferred.
  • Excellent collaboration and negotiation skills required.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate technical and non-technical issues to all levels.
  • Understanding of risk management, product development, and manufacturing processes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Project, Excel, Power Point, and Word.
  • AS9100, ISO13485, ITAR experience preferred.

Altek Electronics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, or the presences of a non-job-related medical condition, disability, or handicap, however, current openings may involve ITAR restricted hiring practices, and all applicants must be aware of this requirement and are encouraged to consult the latest ITAR regulations regarding restrictions that my apply.



West Torrington, CT
06790 USA