Program Manager


Key information

Program / Customer Relations
Employees / Staff
Grand prairie, Texas, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 3 years

Job description

Program Manager - CFM56 LRU + LEAP engine

Classification: Exempt
Reports to: VP of Programs
Date: 2/26/2020


Reporting to the VP of Programs and Planning, the primary responsibility of this position is to manage the material stream for the CFM56 engine line. The role covers all aspects of material stream management from acquisition through to setting of sales price and supporting sales. This program manager position is primarily focused on CFM56 LRU material, with growing responsibilities as LEAP Program Manager

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • • To forecast used material demand of customers.
  • • To ensure a consistent supply of serviceable material to satisfy customer demands in support of the business plan and forecast. This will include negotiating the orders of piece parts and packages with quality approved suppliers.
  • • Evaluating engines for acquisition and managing all tasks relating to the disassembly of the engine and repair of the material.
  • • Strategically Manage Vendor relationships.
  • • Provide commercial and technical support to the sales team.
  • • Management of consignment contracts and programs with external and internal customers.
  • • Setting of Sales Price.
  • • Building and maintenance of engine evaluation models.
  • • Define processes and material flow for the LEAP engine program, in coordination with the GE and Safran programs. Administer all aspects of the LEAP program and support its growth

Job requirements


  • • High level of personal integrity
  • • Customer focused
  • • Detail Oriented
  • • Sound business acumen
  • • Well organized, critical thinking, ability to analyze technical data
  • • Ability to work under pressure and on multiple projects at the same time
  • • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Required Education and Experience

  • • Bachelors degree plus 3 years experience or 10 years of industry experience

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • • Knowledge of Used Material Industry
  • • Demonstrated knowledge of CFM56 engines and material
  • • Excellent Excel/Access skills.
  • • Knowledge of FAA record requirements as they pertain to used engine parts

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


Travel may be required, including internationally, up to 10%

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Company information

Safran Aircraft Engines

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Aircraft Engines designs, develops, manufactures and markets, either on its own or in collaboration with partners, engines for commercial and military aircraft, to the best levels of performance, reliability and environmental friendliness. Through CFM International (a 50:50 JV between Safran Aicraft Engines and GE), the company is also the world leader in short- and medium-haul aircraft propulsion systems.

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