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Aston Carter Electronic Program Manager in Spokane Valley, Washington


In the Program Manager position you will manage RFQ, NPI, and CPPT process for all assigned programs. Administer contracts, manage cross-functional launch teams and maintain action item lists and NPI checklists. Assess critical areas of concern and recommends steps to resolve problems.

Manages multiple quotes and the Request for Quote (RFQ) process with a fundamental understanding of the customer’s business needs and our sales process. Utilizes a conceptual understanding of incremental margin, fixed/variable cost, absorption, and departmental rate determination.

Manages, communicates and makes recommendations to improve the New Product Introduction (NPI) and Customer Produced Product Transfer (CPPT) process on assigned programs. Assesses risk, develops solutions, implements change and communicates responsibilities across organization.

Understands roles of functional departments, targets potential areas of concern and communicates issues to upper management.

Administers assigned contracts, communicates customer concerns, and recommends solutions.

Assesses and adapts the company’s business model to align with the customer’s business model.

Forms and manages cross-functional launch teams and drives regular team meetings to review progress. Generates and tracks cross-functional action item list and NPI checklist item archive.

Maintains cash flow, program timeline, resource and milestone charts.

Generates, maintains and publishes weekly reports on cost, quality and delivery.

Communicates complex business and technical matters to all levels of the organization in report and action form.


contract manufacturing, analyze reports, present information, materials procurement, engineering, Project management, Manufacturing process, international facilities, Program management

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Applied engineering mathematics, statistics, and business and economic analysis.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Ability to operate a computer and be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project for managing reports.

Must possess a fundamental understanding of the business practice from the sales process through production.

About Aston Carter:

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At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.