Program Manager
Cincinnati, OH 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description

Applied Research Solutions is seeking a full-time Program Manager at a corporate partner's facility in Cincinnati, OH. The primary function of this role is to oversee and manage the entire program related to the creation, update, and maintenance of technical documentation and graphical content for aircraft operation, maintenance, and repair procedures. The successful candidate will have a strong background in program management, with experience in aircraft maintenance and technical documentation.

Why Work with us?

Applied Research Solutions (ARS) is respected as a world-class provider of technically integrated solutions as we deliver premier talent and technology across our focused markets for unparalleled, continuous mission support. Awarded a Best Places to Work nominee since 2020, ARS recognizes that without our career- driven, loyal professionals, we would not be able to deliver state-of-the-art results for our mission partners. We firmly believe that prioritizing our employees is of the upmost importance. We provide a culture where our employees are challenged to meet their career goals and aspirations, while still obtaining a work/life balance. ARS employees are motivated through our industry competitive benefits package, our awards and recognition program, and personalized attention from ARS Senior Managers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee and manage the entire program, including technical writing, flight manual writing, graphics illustration, and quality assurance teams.
  • Develop and implement program strategies and plans, ensuring alignment with company goals and objectives.
  • Coordinate and manage resources, including personnel and budget, to ensure program objectives are met on time and within budget.
  • Monitor program progress, identify risks and issues, and implement mitigation strategies as necessary.
  • Ensure all program activities comply with industry standards and regulations, including FAA Regulations, ICAO Standards, OEM Specifications, and Military Standards and Specifications.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including engineers, pilots, mechanics, and quality assurance teams, to gather necessary information for program planning and execution.
  • Conduct regular program reviews and audits to ensure accuracy and compliance with changes in equipment, procedures, and regulations.
  • Coordinate with training teams to ensure the quality of training materials based on program outputs.
  • Maintain a comprehensive library of program documentation, including plans, reports, and quality assurance standards.
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications/ Technical Experience Requirements:

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in program management or related fields. Will consider 6 years with Bachelor's Degree.
  • Experience with aircraft maintenance, including familiarity with maintenance procedures, troubleshooting, and repair techniques.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations, including FAA Regulations, ICAO Standards, OEM Specifications, and Military Standards and Specifications.
  • Strong knowledge of program management principles and practices, including planning, resource management, and risk management.
  • Ability to translate complex technical information into clear, concise, and user-friendly program plans and reports.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • Experience in managing programs for technical manuals, flight manuals, or related technical documentation, with knowledge of S1000D principles and guidelines.
  • Experience in technical writing or related field, with the ability to review and critique technical documentation for clarity, accuracy, and compliance with standards.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent knowledge and demonstrated work experience using program management software and tools.

Working Conditions:

  • This position may require occasional travel to various flight facilities for on-site observation and data collection. The Program Manager may also need to work in a hangar or cockpit environment on occasion to gain hands-on experience with the aircraft systems they are managing.

All positions at Applied Research Solutions are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Applied Research Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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