Job Listing Description

Project Manager

Project Manager

Windsor Locks, CT
12 month W2 contract
First Shift

Manage high complexity engineering management and project management for technical process improvement projects. Responsibilities include developing productivity tools, managing documentation, tracking schedules.

Project Engineer to Manage a team and provides direction development, design, and testing of components, for manned space applications. This will included extensive supplier technical management. UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. ISR & Space Systems is a business unit within UTAS and our products reside in deep space, low earth orbit, undersea and on the ground. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. The ISR & Space Systems business has contributed to significant advances in ground, air, space and imaging technology for over 85 years. Within ISR & Space Systems we design and manufacture Environmental Control and Life Support Systems on the International Space Station, including the space suit, and undersea in submarines. Project Engineering Integrated Product Development (IPD) Team Lead will provide continuous support of NASA’s vision to develop and expand science capabilities aboard the EMI Program for the next decade. Manned Space capabilities are enabled by the life support hardware and engineering services provided by the EMU program in Windsor Locks, CT.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the IPD teams consisting of Systems Engineering, Test Engineering, Mechanical/Electrical Design, Supplier Quality, Materials Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Material Planners, and Purchasing to coordinate the manufacture, qualification, and delivery of various Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) components by working closely with the supply base to drive the design of these components. Familiarity with Earned Value Management System (EVMS), DOORS, SAP, and UTAS Engineering Change System are a plus. The IPD team lead will report directly to the Program Engineering Manager and Program Managers, and will play a critical role in driving project execution while meeting both internal and external customer expectations. Detailed coordination with the Program Office will be required in managing the suppliers and the IPD Team. This position requires creation and delivery of technical presentations to management and customers.

*Education / Certifications
• BA/BS degree in Science, Technology, or Engineering w/ 5+ years of experience is required - Graduate degree preferred.
• 4+ years leading teams and managing projects *Experience/Qualifications Prior experience working with or managing multi-disciplinary teams in a fast paced environment
• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Experience and familiarity with new product introduction and product life cycle from concept to qualification (preferably leading new supplier design and development efforts for motors, actuators, and sensors including various system integrations)
• Natural presence/comfortable presenting to internal and external customers
• Demonstrated command of RRCA methodology and tools
• Ability to bring team members together and work problems to resolution
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Proven planning, adaptability, organizational and negotiation skills for effective team management
• Ability to anticipate project risks and build contingency plans
• Manage hardware contracts from stages of proposal through delivery, including tracking procurement status, establishing engineering and operations efforts, and oversight of assembly and test progress.
• Interface with both internal operations and engineering functions to facilitate assembly, test, and delivery of hardware.
• Participate in weekly/monthly reviews with customer to communicate status of contracts and schedule.
• Provide direction to IPT (Integrated Product Team) for actions on in-process hardware.
• Develop and manage program schedules to drive on-time contract deliveries.
• Participate in contract proposals, including BOE and BOM estimates.
• Provide quarterly sales support to Program Management through effective supplier invoicing plans and strategies
• Utilize Earned Value methodology to forecast program demands and track project completion.
• Process engineering changes to ensure high quality, conforming hardware is being received, built, and delivered to our customers
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus.
• US Citizen
Job Number: 10239
Job Location: Windsor Locks, CT
Rate: 48.25
Per Diem: No
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 1 year
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 05/08/2019
Last Updated: 06/17/2019
Attention: Rex Calkins
Address: 6133 BRISTOL PKWY STE 232
City, State: CULVER CITY, CA 90230
Phone: 310/410-1931
Fax Phone: 310/410-1751

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