Program Manager

Posted On: 08/31/2017

Job Title: Program Manager

Department: Sales

Employment Type: Full-time

Reporting to: VP Sales & Marketing

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General Responsibilities:

  • Plan and organize the delivery of all assigned major programs and their activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of Timbercon.
  • Meet financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Achieve operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change as needed.
  • Prepare quarterly account reviews for all major programs.
  • In conjunction with Business Development Managers and Inside Sales, work directly with customers to manager major programs and increase incremental business.
  • Serve as a backup to the Sales and engineering departments for all costing and quoting activities.
  • Draft detailed proposals in response to customers’ RFQs to include company value proposition and technical differentiation.
  • Coordinate internal engineering activities as required for costing process.
  • Proofread and check all quotes and proposals prior to submission to sales department.
  • Evaluate historical costing to ensure margin targets are maintained.
  • Prepare and present progress reports to senior management.
  • Ensure on-time quoting is achieved and maintained.
  • Assist in developing, maintaining, and publishing quoting metrics to executive management.
  • Support VP of Engineering, as required, including production, documentation, and process improvements.
  • Modify and update AS9100C quality documents as required for process improvement.
  • Facilitate the flow of information between sales, engineering, materials and production departments.
  • In addition to strategic customer visits the Program Manager will attend industry trade shows as required.
  • Travel: Up to 30%.


  • Account Managers, Inside Sales, Marketing, Sales & Marketing Management/ VP of Engineering.
  • Scheduling/Purchasing/production.
  • Project Management.
  • Shipping/Receiving.
  • Accounting

Job Description The above job description is not a contractual or binding document; it is provided as a guide only to the types of duties required to be undertaken. Duties may vary from time to time and so this job description will be subject to review in line with the requirements of the business. The Company will endeavor to give reasonable notice of such changes.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Fiber optic program, project, or engineering experience is required.
  • Engineering degree a plus.
  • 4 year college degree.
  • Ability to assist multiple internal and external customers at the same time.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Strong data entry skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Extremely high level of organization skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Must be willing to relocate.


  • Well organized, with the ability to prioritize tasks and to manage time effectively.
  • Able to handle pressure while maintaining a high quality of work.
  • Dependable and able to follow direction.
  • A flexible, pro-active, “can-do” attitude!
  • Self-motivated, creative, and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Smart and presentable, with an outgoing personality.

This employer is a federal contractor. Therefore all newly hired people must prove their eligibility to work in the USA. This employer uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility. Timbercon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a safe and Drug Free workplace.

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