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Project Manager

Requisition ID:  57255
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Tucson (3520)

Tucson, AZ, United States, 85755

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 9,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Airframe Systems division brings together an extensive range of skills and abilities to support some of the world’s leading commercial, business and military aircraft manufacturers.

Across its five product groups, Airframe Systems produces a host of world leading technology. Our Braking Systems product group supplies both military and commercial aircrafts.

We seal essential spaces, such as landing gear, wings, engines, nacelles, windows and doors, and produce intelligent air data systems and sensors that measure altitude, angle or acceleration. These sensors can be used on planes, train control systems or even missile control systems.

Whether it’s developing new radome solutions, fuel delivery systems or high-altitude life support systems, Airframe Systems embodies the innovation at the heart of Meggitt.

Job Designation

The Project Manager is responsible for delivering the assigned projects within the stated cost, quality, and schedule requirements.  This position works closely with all involved functions (Engineering, Program/Product Management, Sales, Quality, Operations) and external stakeholders (customers, sub-tiers, authorities) to lead and manage engineering projects.

Job Core Responsibilities

•  Provide support to Sales & Marketing before project kickoff
    - Work closely with engineering and other involved functions to develop cost, budget, and schedules information, together with resource requirements. Provides Project Management expertise to ensure that all conditions are satisfied to start the project:
            Work scope/statement of work is defined and understood by all involved parties
            A viable engineering concept exists
            The main risks and opportunities are identified and mitigation actions are documented
            A budget supported by a consolidated cost breakdown including Risks & Opportunities and make/buy policy has been established and agreed upon
            A master schedule exists and satisfies an agreed set of milestones and deliverables. Clear project closure criteria shall be defined, as well as handover to Operations
            The required resources are identified and agreed with Line management
Project Planning to include:
     o    Description of the project scope, identification of the project stakeholders, master schedule with timeline, budget, statement of work and deliverables, project closure criteria,  applicable processes, project organization and governance, communication with the stakeholders (internal or external), risk & opportunities management
     o    Communicate the project plan and ensure that each person involved in the project has a solid understanding of their role & responsibility
     o    Get firm commitments from functional leaders for the needed resource allocations in a matrix organization
Project Execution
     o    Follow the Meggitt established guidelines for project management, and the site specific project management process
     o    Engage internal and/or external resources to ensure fulfilment of the project
     o    Involve Safety and Reliability experts as early as possible in the development process
     o    Lead the cross-functional Project Team; monitor project performance
     o    Work with the team to solve any problems that arise, engage all necessary actions to deliver the project in due time, cost, and quality
     o    Maintain an up-to-date project plan and the associated Risk & Opportunity register, change ledger, and action lists
     o    Monitor and track any scope changes
     o    Support Sales & Marketing in contractual discussions with the customer
     o    Report on project progress to customer, involve internal participants, and senior management
     o    After final acceptance of the project deliverables, conduct the project closure activities and issue a report about the performance and lessons learned of the project

Job Specifications

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline required
Years’ Experience: 5 years of project management experience
•    Adept with computer applications, including MS Office, MS Project, ERP Systems
•    Excellent communicator – can sell concepts to people at all levels in the organization, including engineers. Thrives on excellent interaction with people
•    Well organized; able to multi-task and manage numerous projects in parallel
•    Able to see the big picture, yet also able to drill down and manage details
•    Flexible and adaptable to change
•    Good problem solver
•    Knowledge of DO-160, DO-178, DO-254, ARP, PMBOK, Risk & Opportunity Management, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma techniques, Earned Value (EVMS) 

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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