Vice President New Glenn, Production Programs Kent, WA
As the Vice President of New Glenn you will extend the legacy of
space explorers while pioneering access to the space frontier. In
this position you will report directly to the Senior Vice President
and lead a highly talented team enabling a rigorous development,
production and test. You will be responsible for operations and
execution of the vision and strategy set by the Senior Vice
Lead the transition from development to initial vehicle
production for New Glenn orbital launch services and mission
Integration and communication across the company organizational
structure, including the program, engineering center of excellence,
operations and procurement.
Oversee the day-to-day administrative and integration of
operational functions for the New Glenn launch systems.
Build a strong organization and provide leadership. Hiring and
developing a high performance team.
Ensure program design upgrades emphasize operational reusability
and cost reduction.
Establish a strong feedback loop from design to manufacturing to
operations to design ensuring continual improvement.
Maintain and routinely report performance to plan on schedule,
resources, cost, and technical performance metrics.
Develop project summary presentations for customer reviews,
internal team meetings and support to Blue Origin communications
Manage risks, drive effective risk mitigations and create
opportunities to drive cost out of the program and create
efficiencies, as well as, translate risk and opportunities into a
strategic engineering solution to serve internal/external
Create a culture of safety with a focus on mission
Chair Operations Planning Board, which includes matching
specific rockets with specific missions, as well as, coordinate
across Blue Origin to align schedules and execution of building the
proper rocket and/or aligning the proper booster to the required
Passion for our mission and vision
10+ senior (executive) leadership years’ experience in
aerospace, space systems and/or space launch.
Demonstrated success as a comprehensive leader – builder,
operator, a passionate advocate for customer needs and an
unyielding driver for successful business results.
Successfully built and led large operations with a focus on
safety and mission assurance.
Experience in managing a P&L.
Ability to think and act both strategically and tactically, deal
with ambiguity, manage changing priorities and influence
Analytical and quantitative skills and ability to use hard data
and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases, as
well as the ability to clearly communicate insights to others.
Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional
relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident
(current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as
a refugee or granted asylum.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge and experience in testing and
flying aerospace systems.
Blue Origin offers a phenomenal work environment and awesome
culture with competitive compensation, benefits, 401K, and
Blue Origin is an equal opportunity employer . In addition
to EEO being the law, it is a policy that is fully consistent with
Blue's principles. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to status as a
protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or
other protected status such as race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic
information, pregnancy or age. Blue Origin prohibits any form of
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future where millions of people are living and working in space to
benefit Earth. In order to preserve Earth, Blue Origin believes in
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