Project Manager

Company: Butler Aerospace & Defense ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Project Manager

Location: Davenport, IA


Client is looking for a Project Manager I to work in the Mission Systems division of our Davenport, Iowa facility. The successful candidate will manage the development efforts, cost, and production scheduling for one of our high-stakes, precision product lines for the aerospace and defence industries.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for managing and delivering projects or work package/s with limited complexity to cost, schedule and technical performance.
  • Definition and execution of the project management plan, to include responsibility matrix and cost and resource plans
  • Day to day organizing, coordinating and directing the project activities.
  • Tracking schedule, cost and resources including assessing EAC
  • Ensure that all required resources such as engineering, manpower, production, computer time, facilities, etc., are available for the project.
  • Conducting formal cost and schedule variance analysis and development of any recovery plans required to eliminate schedule or cost variances.
  • Identifying and monitoring technical, schedule & cost risks (threats and opportunities) and follow standard processes to plan and implement responses to them
  • Participate/lead Program Reviews, Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and other project or management reviews.
  • Adhere to the lifecycle management procedures in order to deliver against the requirements of the business.
  • Coordinate the development, implementation and production cycle of new or modified products.
  • Manage the efforts, cost, and schedule for engineering design and development, and for its integration into manufacturing.
  • Performs all operations according to prescribed safety environmental principles.
  • All other duties as assigned. 
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years' project management.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret contracts, develop and administer budgets, and monitor programs including schedules and risk-control.
  • Ability to plan and implement detailed projects and to create project overviews.
  • Skilled in detail oriented work, but capable of seeing the big picture.
  • Able to independently prioritize daily activities and meet department objectives.
  • Demonstrated delegation capabilities and ability to lead Integrated Product Teams (IPT).
  • Excellent writing skills, including the ability to read, write, and understand technical and financial proposals and reports.
  • Capable of expressing ideas clearly and communicating effectively with employees at all levels in the organization, including the ability to prepare and make technical presentations to customers, vendors, small groups of mid- and top-level managers, and other stakeholders.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office PRO including Project and Visio, as well as databases, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Able to travel internationally.
  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Project Management Training and/or certification (e.g. CAPM, APM IC)
  • Experience of managing small scale work packages involving the same or similar functions and technology would be an advantage

  • Please send your resumes to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] OR can call on 561-336-1987

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