As an international brand company with German roots, we at RECARO pursue the vision of improving the performance of people in motion like no other. In keeping with our tradition, Safety, Quality, and Ingenious Design are the core of all that we do. This allows us to exceed the expectations of our customers every day and make performance something you can feel: Feel Performance.

In addition to RECARO Holding and RECARO eGaming, our corporate group also includes RECARO Aircraft Seating headquartered in Schwäbisch Hall. We develop, produce, and market innovative seats for economy and business class, which meet the highest standards when it comes to comfort, lightweight construction, and design. As an internationally renowned brand, we are one of the world’s three largest suppliers of aircraft seats with our premium products. To enhance our team, we are looking to fill the following position at our site in Schwäbisch Hall at the earliest possible date:

Program Manager (m/f/d) Platform Development

Job code: 28020

Your Tasks

  • Management of complex product development programs
  • New development of seating platforms from concept to approval by the authorities
  • Management of large interdisciplinary project teams
  • First point of contact for all project questions
  • Cooperation with international airlines, Boeing and Airbus
  • Ensuring that the project goals are achieved on schedule, on budget and in line with quality and stakeholder expectations
  • Creation of project plans including the definition of milestones and responsibilities as well as the delegation and control of work packages
  • Continuous monitoring of project progress and timely initiation of solution measures
  • Ensuring the flow of information within the international team, with airlines, aircraft manufacturers and licensing authorities
  • Active stakeholder management
  • Implementation of risk management
  • Regular project reporting to the steering committee (including management)


Your Qualification

  • Completed technical studies (aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering or comparable degree), ideally with a specialization in project management
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the project management (aviation industry or comparable)
  • In-depth project management knowledge and several years of professional experience
  • Several years of experience in product development
  • Business fluency in spoken and written English
  • Good communication skills
  • Very good organizational and coordination skills
  • Confident handling of MS-Project, Jira, MS-Office, MS-Teams
  • IPMA or PMP certification desirable


You will be a perfect fit for our team if you are enthusiastic about innovative products, enjoy setting ambitious goals, love taking on responsibility, are motivated by an environment of appreciative, trusting collaboration, and have a strong creative drive. In return, we promise to give you the freedom to develop your potential with individual development opportunities and will provide you with the necessary competencies to increase your personal responsibility so that you can face the future together with RECARO.

Marcus Pfisterer looks forward to receiving your application, which should be submitted using our online career portal. Your personal information will be kept confidential. Particular consideration will be given to equally qualified applicants (m/f/d) with severe disabilites.

RECARO Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co. KG, Tel.: +49 791 503-5370