Program Specialist
L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc
United Arab Emirates
منذ 9 يوم


L3 WESCAM is an exciting company providing systems that capture stabilized, high-magnification images from fixed-wing, rotary-

wing, UAV, aerostat and ground based platforms. From low-altitude tactical missions to long-range covert surveillance missions, images are transmitted in real-

time to fixed and mobile receive locations for immediate interpretation. WESCAM's MX-Series of Electro-optic and Infrared (EO / IR), laser, surveillance and targeting systems provide unparalleled image stability and long-

range detection capability to Defense / Military, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide.

Our dominance of the airborne platform space has positioned us for explosive and game changing growth into ground-based markets.

WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools, alongside some of the best thought leaders in our industry, in an environment that values work / life balance.

Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9 / 80 work schedule) in addition to regular vacation and public holidays, free on-

site gym, free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, a strong focus on continuing education and much more. Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause.

Our work has a direct link to saving people's lives and safeguarding freedom around the world. We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world!

For more information, please check us out at :

Learn more about the history of WESCAM...

The Role L3 Wescam’s primary operations are focused on intelligence / surveillance / reconnaissance hardware and systems for the airborne, marine, and ground markets.

This role focuses on the systems integration elements of our products, including interim In-Service Support elements. We are seeking a Program Specialist to assist in managing our growing business in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

This role is in response to L3’s expanding market share and global dominance of the ISR market. With up to 50-75% travel (initially) to customer locations throughout MENA but mainly focused in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the Program Specialist shall support the Wescam Program Manager for delivery and quality, schedule attainment to program specifications and ultimately customer acceptance.

Tasks To Be Accomplished Program Management

  • Act as the in-country lead for specific program activities involving ship yard access for all program team members (including suppliers), customer import support and tracking, customer approvals, and status reporting
  • Work with L-3 KSA for invitation letters for Sales and Program efforts within KSA
  • Ensure technical understanding of customer in terms of program deliveries, and general familiarization of product
  • Provide limited technical services in terms of In-Service Support activities
  • Technical Management

  • Support the Wescam technical lead for arising ship variation(s), in-country supplier design and build efforts, or required product analyses through the use of script files or capturing data log(s).
  • Configuration Data Control

  • Ensure Wescam supplier data is captured and reported for As Built (Installed). This forms the basis of the Interim In-Service Support data
  • Ensure customer installation Certificate of Service Completion approval and delivery to Wescam
  • Close out programs :
  • Support the closure of all program actions with customer(s)
  • Track execution, analyze effectiveness and post mortem issues to develop future areas of Wescam improvement
  • Transition program into the Customer Service Group lifecycle management plan (Service Plan)
  • Qualifications

    Qualifications Skills & Experience

  • Background in Defense / Aerospace market verticals is highly preferred, or Industrial Engineering and / or Electrical Manufacturing experience
  • Program Management and Project Management skills PMP designation is preferred
  • Ability to travel extensively to global locations
  • Multi-lingual capabilities are highly preferred
  • Ability to obtain and maintain NATO and Controlled Good Program clearances
  • Clear and concise understanding of NPI
  • An understanding of Canadian quality standards is required, knowledge of global quality standards is considered highly preferential
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Operation Management and Business practices
  • Knowledge of Program Management Principles
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent communicator both written and verbal
  • Education Requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree in a related field or equivalent experience in an Engineering-To-Order environment
  • PMI accreditation or working towards accreditation
  • L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

    This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job.

    Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

    Please note : L3 WESCAM has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities, both during the selection process as well as during employment.

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