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Project Manager

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

  • Plans, directs, coordinates, and monitors the scheduling, pricing, scope creep and technical performance of the designated projects to ensure that objectives and goals are accomplished within prescribed contract schedule and funding. Responsible for aiding in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes and coordinating preparations of proposals, plans, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts. Develops new business and expands product line. Ensures adherence to master plans and schedules and develops solutions to program problems. Recommends changes to improve process efficiency and alleviate process inaccuracy and duplication.Specific Duties & Responsibilities:Essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:
    • Effectively leads a team in a matrix organization.
    • Leads execution of projects to meet or exceed the financial goal and is directly responsible for program profit or loss; manages programs whose total sales volumes do not exceed $3,000,000.
    • Leads bid preparation and ensures that the sales and profitability objectives for the Business Unit are met or exceeded.
    • Develops and maintains effective customer and vendor interfaces throughout and after the lifespan of each project.
    • Provides leadership in program planning, policies, procedures, design, productivity, and product innovation.
    • Recognizes and develops business opportunities that arise as a part of each program's conduct and communicates timely with the Business Development function.
    • Effectively presents information and responds to customers, managers, and employees.
    • Coordinates engineering activities within the department and with other departments.
    • Ensures accurate and timely data is provided to Management on gross margin/contribution to facilitate assessment of target attainment.
    • Recognizes and encourages development of patentable technologies and products containing the company's intellectual property.
    • Develops and establishes guidelines for project/program management metrics.
    • Ensures department procedures are followed.
    • Follows all company policies and procedures.Education & Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree from four-year College in an Engineering discipline or acceptable industry experience.
      • 5+ years of experience within an engineering services and product development business.
      • 3+ years of project management experience.
      • Experience in parachute technological design and components and systems are highly desirable.
      • Recognized certification in project management is highly desirable.Qualifications:
        • Good team leadership and interpersonal skills to promote enthusiasm and ensure team success.
        • Plans effectively to achieve program goals and milestones.
        • Utilizes analytical judgment within program parameters.
        • Writes reports, business correspondence, and procedures/ effectively presents information and responds to questions groups of managers, clients, and customers.
        • Working knowledge of office machines and PC computers.
        • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PowerPoint and Outlook is required.
        • Utilizes project management and planning tools, such as MS Project.
        • General knowledge of aeronautical and mechanical engineering design principles, practices, and procedures.
        • Ability to interface effectively at all levels, between various functional departments.Travel:
          • Periodic travel is required to support training and audits at two locations, as well as project functions such as supplier visits, product testing, and technical customer meetingsWork Environment:
            • This position will require a working environment mix comprised of office, shop floor, field and customer locations (both domestic and international). While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to static electricity; explosives in test conditions; fumes; airborne particles; outside weather conditions prevalent at the time and an air-conditioned and heated office. The noise level is normally moderate and may be occasionally high About Aston Carter: Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you. At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless. Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit . Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aston Carter, Santa Ana , Project Manager, Executive , Santa Ana, California

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