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Project Manager

Company: Aerotek
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Description:The Program Manager (PM) will lead project teams to manage and meet customer expectations, with ultimate responsibility for on-time, on-budget product execution. The PM is the day-to-day contact with customers to manage the customers project. The PM also leads internal project teams, including the management of product development team activities, the program schedule, budget, scope and the overall design to program objectives. The PM will manage programs of varied scope and complexity (e.g. program cost, number and type of customers and internal teams, contract or technical complexity). Operating in a matrixed environment, the PM will interface with customers, engineers, functional managers and leadership team.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • With the Sales Team and Systems Engineering, lead and develop estimates and proposals for new business opportunities as well as proposals and addendums for follow-on work with existing customers, with limited oversight.
  • Lead customer interactions for individual programs, with a strong focus on customer expectation management. Will include a moderate level of business negotiation (e.g. significant scope/cost changes, billing disputes.)
  • Develop and maintain program plans and communicate program status to customer(s) and internal teams.
  • With limited oversight, direct and coordinate program activities (schedule adherence, program budget, plan tracking, milestones, scope changes, design-to-cost objectives, manufacturing transfer, plan updates, and weekly team meetings) while leading personnel responsible for specific functions throughout the life cycle phases of program.
  • Guide successful completion of moderately challenging projects though collaboration with Development, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, and outside consultants and suppliers.
  • Will manage multiple projects and customers, generally of medium size and complexity and may typically have 2-5 active programs.
  • Lead cross-discipline teams in a matrix organization.
  • Responsible for control and communications of project/program level risks, issue management, and project quality.
  • With Engineering, identify and execute opportunities for continual process improvement in product development processes.Skills & Qualifications:
    • B.S. or M.S. required preferably in technical field; PMP certification a plus
    • 5-10 years experience in a customer-facing product development role.
    • Must have experience in the contract engineering service business preferred. About Actalent:Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the 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.

Keywords: Aerotek, St. Paul , Project Manager, Executive , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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