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SEKISUI Aerospace (Quatro Composites LLC) Program Manager in ORANGE CITY, Iowa

An exciting aerospace career awaits you in our manufacturing facility in Orange City, Iowa. Apply to join the SEKISUI Aerospace team today!


The Program Manager acts as a clearing house for all customer interaction and requests as related to a defined program. Coordinates all program-related activities including engineering, quoting, tooling, production, schedule, status and quality. Has overall responsibility for the performance of defined program.

Essential Functions: Essential functions, including how an individual is to perform them and the frequency with which the tasks are performed; the tasks must be part of the job function and truly necessary or required to perform the job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.


  • Examines estimates of material and production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Prepares bids, process specifications, test and progress reports, and other exhibits that may be required.
  • Supports contract negotiates with customer or bidder; prepares schedules; notifies management and customer of program status.
  • Administers contracts, including final approval of payment
  • Maintains program status; understands forecast, purchase order records, and other customer specific needs.
  • Coordinates customer engineering, contract change proposals and other RFQ activity and work of sales department with production and shipping department to implement fulfillment of contracts.
  • Supports performance by addressing obstacles (identified internally or by customer) that may impact rates and requirements.
  • Resolves any questions, discrepancies or issues that arise (either internally or from the customer); problem solving order-related issues; addressing scheduling questions, expedite requests.
  • Leads Integrated Product Team which consists of Mechanical Engineers, Quality Engineers, Supply Chain Analysts and Project Managers.

Required Qualifications

  • Interpersonal skills; external and internal interaction ability.
  • Ability to provide direction to Integrated Product Team.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw solid conclusions.
  • Expert problem-solving abilities.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor\'s degree (B.A.) preferred; or three or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three or more years progressive experience in Program Management, Business, Administration.
  • Engineering, or equivalent field work demonstrating good management abilities.
  • Previous experience in DOD or Aerospace preferred.
  • Experience with customers and supply chains.

Computer Skills

  • Proficient with MS Suite, specifically Excel skills.
  • Strong understanding of ERP functionality.

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to precarious places and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate requiring hearing protection in certain areas.

Required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

PPE is provided by SEKISUI Aerospace based on the employee\'s position and exposure.

Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a co prehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, Life and ADandD Insurance
  • Company Sponsored 401k
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Tuition Reimbursement

SEKISUI Aerospace is a division of with offices in the United States. Our headquarters are located in Renton, WA with facilities Sumner, WA and Orange City, IA. We design, engineer and manufacture composite structures used in commercial and military aircraft.

SEKISUI Aerospace is committed to maintaining a work community that recognizes and appreciates the value of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding and mutual dignity and respect among all team members. Our Values are the filter by which we do business. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Orange City, IA is located in the northwest corner of Iowa in Sioux County. It is home to two growing school systems, a four-year liberal arts college, the annual Tulip Festival, as well as many large industry and development opportunities. To learn more about the Orange City community please visit .

Pre-Employment Screening

SEKISUI Aerospace is a Drug Free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen required.

Any applicant selected for this position will be required to submit to a background screening.

People with Disabilities SEKISUI Aerospace is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the human resources department at the appropriate SEKISUI Aerospace manufacturing site.

Orange City Operations: 712.707.9200

E-Verify Statement SEKISUI Aerospace is a federal contractor and is required to participate in the federal government\'s E-Verify program. E-Verify allow us to confirm the employment authorization of newly hired employees through an electronic database maintained by the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security. With respect to new hires, the E-Verify process is completed in conjunction with a new hire\'s completion of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification within three days of starting employment. For information regarding E-Verify, visit the E-Verify site.

\ 1 \"Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer SEKISUI Aerospace provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.\"