Description: PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Project Manager for an open position in Windsor Locks, CT.
Drives project management for technical and process improvement projects.
Responsibilities include developing productivity tools, managing documentation, tracking schedules.
Project Engineer with a background in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering with 7 years minimum of experience in Space, Aerospace or Defense.
Must have experience leading IPD Teams in the creation of new designs for aerospace, space or military products.
Must have experience with SAP and understanding or processing hardware in concert with SAP.
The Project Engineer will work per the direction of the Program Engineering Manager or designees to assist in team execution to plans.
Skills and working knowledge of Project Management Body of Knowledge required.
Facilitate and lead IPD Team with members from all functions.
Planning, execution, coordination and communication of team activities and commitments
Coordinate and status all IPD Team activities including requirements generation, development, design (including program planned reviews), procurement, fabrication and test.
Work with IPD to create hardware development plans, coordinate hardware build effort in both the engineering labs and production labs.
Ensure targeted goals (schedule and cost) is communicated to the team members
Identify, assess and manage the team’s risks
Hold/chair/lead weekly team meetings (or at intervals determined by the Program Engineering Manager (PEM) or Cost Account Manager (CAM)) to ensure holistic team effort within authorized scope. Ensure actions are document and driven to closure commitments
Perform Estimates to Complete (ETC) updating them progressively to ensure the team meets budgets and avoids scope growth and overruns.
Meet design and design-to-cost requirements.
Assist in administering Standard Work for the IPD Team including input of evidence of closure and status for all functions. Individuals are required to be energetic and lead team.