Product Manager- NXL Programs

Date: May 1, 2024

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21220

Company: STENAHCM20

About Us:
Middle River Aerostructure Systems is a world-leading manufacturer of thrust reversers (the braking system on a jet engine), engine nacelle components and specialized aerostructures. It supplies and supports these products for engine makers, airplane manufacturers and aircraft operators. Located on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay near Baltimore, MRAS has a 1.7-million sq. ft. facility situated on 180 acres – where the company and its predecessors have designed, built and equipped civil and military aircraft for over 90 years. In 2019, MRAS was acquired by ST Engineering North America, the U.S. affiliate of Singapore-based ST Engineering – becoming a part of its global network of aerospace facilities and offices. With the ownership change, the company was renamed Middle River Aerostructure Systems.



Please note: This position maybe filled as a Sr. Product Manager or Product Manager depending on the candidates work experience and business need. The requirements below reflect the Product Manager level. 


Job Summary:

The NXL Product Manager will collaborate closely with Program Managers and Operations to ensure efficient industrial planning and support for NXL program, aligning with delivery schedules and business objectives.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Product Management: Oversee all aspects of NXL program Industrial Planning, including:
    • Developing production delivery plans to meet customer demand.
    • Creating and executing production introduction and ramp plans.
    • Managing work transfer and product change introductions.
    • Identifying and mitigating delivery risks.
    • Developing production recovery plans.
    • Customer interface
  • Customer Interface: Act as the primary point of contact for customers, ensuring their needs are understood and addressed throughout the production process.
  • Industrial Planning: Conduct capacity assessments, cycle time analyses, and manpower planning to fulfill production needs.
  • Operational Improvement: Lead projects aimed at enhancing delivery and operational efficiency.
  • Stakeholder Management: Support, prepare, and present regular Industrial reviews to MRAS, Partners, and Customers. Coordinate with external joint venture partners and participate in STE Production System (STEPS), Configuration Control Board (CCB), and Program Control Board (PCB).
  • Travel internationally and provide on-site support



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment, with aviation experience.
  • Strong critical thinking, communication, presentation, and influencing skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Background in managing operations processes, optimizing workflows, and improving efficiency.


Desired Characteristics:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership abilities.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to influence cross-functional teams.
  • Innovative problem-solving capabilities.
  • Consistent adherence to commitments and deadlines.
  • Experience in customer interfacing roles.



MRAS is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore