Job Listing Description

Project Management

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Project Manager for an open position in Windsor Locks, CT.
  • Manage mid level complexity engineering management and project management for technical process improvement projects.
  • Responsibilities include developing productivity tools, managing documentation, tracking schedules, coordinate and drive team mates in the build of follow on hardware for manned space.

  • Project Engineer with a background in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering with 5 years minimum of experience in Space, Aerospace or Defense. 
  • Must have experience leading efforts relative to coordinating fabrication, assembly and test of hardware. 
  • 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 are desired.
  • 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 associated 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. 
  • This position will require supporting assembly and test of hardware on the production floor and at suppliers. 
  • Project Engineers shall work to company Space Systems Standard Work and Procedures. 
  • Notifying the PEM immediately of any potential scope or ETC growth before the work is executed. 
  • Assist in defining preliminary parts lists and coordinate decision making on long lead part procurements.
  • Assist Control Account Managers with EVMS planning, performance, schedule and tracking.
  • Must be comfortable using MS Project scheduling tools and comfortable with discussing performance to budget and creating cost and schedule recovery options and plans. 
  • Assist in creating program directives that define Earned Value Plans. 
  • Statuses plans and recommend corrective action to the Program Engineering Manager and/or Program Manager Work with operations to fabricate, assemble and test development and qualification and flight hardware. 
  • Coordinate, track and support development and flight hardware build and test. Initiate in scope engineering changes working with all functions to implement approved changes. 
  • This will include marking drawings, copying prints, creating PDF’s to support UTAS electronic EC processes. 
  • Document activities and programs worked with time spent on various activities. 
  • This information will be submitted weekly and summed monthly by person with the monthly invoice. 
  • Some limited program travel may be required. 
  • Overtime up to 16 hrs/week may be authorized

Job Number: 1710067039
Job Location: Windsor Locks, CT
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 12/11/2017
Attention: Chris O\'Connor
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284

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