Program Manager for Defense Contractor - Dayton, Ohio

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Our client, located in the Dayton, Ohio area, has an immediate hiring need for a Defense Project Manager.  
This newly created position which will be responsible for

  • Processes and procedures
  • All aspects of logistics
  • Project Management
  • Sourcing
  • Working directly with suppliers
  • Price negotiations
  • Order placement and follow-up
  • Candidate must have 7-15 years’ experience, 3+ years’ experience as a project manager (Aerospace and/or Defense procurement background is a plus).

Job Requirements

·        7-15 years’ experience in Purchasing to include logistics (Aerospace and Defense procurement background is a plus)

·        3+ years’ experience as Project Manager (defense)

·        Demonstrated experience in working with suppliers and negotiating prices

·        Manage, prioritize and communicate priorities

·        The individual must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, must have good organizational skills including prioritizing, time management and can work both independently and within teams.

·        Must have proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) and Purchasing software

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