Sr. Project Manager

at Meggitt PLC
Location San Diego
Date Posted November 26, 2021

Description

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.Through our Energy & Equipment division, Meggitt holds strong niche positions in energy, non-aerospace military and industrial equipment.Expertise in this division ranges from heat exchangers used in off-shore gas processing to the design and manufacture of dynamic instrumentation for vibration, shock and pressure measurements. Our heat exchanger technology has not only enabled our customers to save weight, space, and money, but offer higher duties, smaller sizes, and greater integrity over conventional heat exchangers. We are a leading supplier of small-frame gas turbine actuation systems and fuel metering valves for the oil and gas and power generation sectors.Our Defense Systems product group includes a wealth of expertise with products ranging from airborne decoy deployment systems to projectile tracking technology is another of our specialties. We produce tiny radar systems that are installed on drone aircraft to track incoming missiles or bullets, reassuring aircrew and missile manufacturers that their weapons are working as advertised.Job DesignationThe Sr. Project Manager, reporting into Product Line Manager, executes the overall activities set within the scope of the project and in accordance with PLM to meet budget, schedule and performance constraints. Directs internal resources to ensure project delivery is on time and cost and to the specific, pre-defined deliverables as detailed in the project charter. Operates within the defined IPT structure to manage schedule, risk and communication. Reports project performance through the Program Manager (EPRs) and works with the Program Manager to achieve both project and program objectives. Focuses on tactical delivery within a program structure.Job Core Responsibilities* Works within the defined terms of reference (ToR) or project charter including budget, schedule and resource constraints.* Provides leadership to the assigned resources (IPT) to achieve project objectives.* Management communication primarily at an operational level concerning operational details (cost, schedule, quality).* Interfaces with customers on reviews and status of various projects.* Plans, coordinates, implements and finalizes projects according to specifications and deadlines while keeping the project within budget.* Defines the project's objectives, creates schedules and oversees quality control throughout the entire project.* Works with other participants to complete project scope, goals and deliverables while adhering to the budget and timing constraints.* Creates schedules and reviews timeline objectives with team in order to estimate efforts required to reach objectives.* Identifies, assess and minimizes risks throughout the project lifecycle, seeking to prevent losses.* Monitors project budgets; reviewing expense reports to determine if allocated funds are managed properly.* Manages, tracks and reports milestones and provides status reports to requesting department/team.* Develops improvements and innovations to enhance performance of the Project Management Team.* Works within the PLM process to meet project and program requirements.* Supports Program Management (PM) with PLM associated Gate Reviews.* Facilitates functional process reviews (e.g., PDR, CDR, FDR).* Plans project activities associated with the site's PPAP and APQP requirements (e.g., DFMEA, PFMEA, SFMEA, PRR, etc.).* Resource management - supports the forecasting of project and program demand during the budgeting process.* Manages project risks and issues, escalating to the Program Manager wherever necessary* Interfaces with functional managers.* Chairs routine project meetings with the NPI team, maintaining action logs, schedule reviews, and status updates. Meeting rate is scalable depending on project complexity and maturity.* Appropriate containment or escalation.* Other responsibilities as assigned.Job SpecificationsEducation: Bachelor degree in business or technical field (Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain)Certifications: Professional Project Management training and certifications desiredYears' Experience: 5-10 years of relevant experienceSkills:* Understanding of financial, product development, operational functions and key business drivers* Aerospace or Industrial Gas Turbine engineering industry experience preferred* Experience of working and managing teams in a multi-discipline matrix environment* Excellent project/program management skills for successful project delivery* Ability to work in a production environment* Self-sufficient with an ability to make effective, timely decisions* Excellent organizational, leadership and problem-solving skills* Strong written and verbal communication skills* Ability to create and deliver presentations to management* Able to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure* Experience with MS Project (Online preferred)* Experience with Jira and Jama preferred* Computer skills (proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)* Strong ERP knowledge (SAP desirable)* Ability to travelMeggitt 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.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1- or .If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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