Engineering Project Management

Sterling Heights, MI

Posted: 05/09/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 23-00462

Job Description

Candidate will be responsible for the planning and execution of engineering projects in our wheeled division which includes ensuring all obligations are clearly identified to successfully meet project cost, schedule and technical performance requirements.

Candidate must be able to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance within reasonable time of hire.

This will be a hybrid role: approximated 70% on-site and 30% remote

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following activities:
  • Understand and apply the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of systems engineering that will aid in the ability to plan and execute engineering projects
  • Create project plans and schedules by working with the engineering organization
  • Lead projects and technical teams in the design, validation and configuration management of platform product improvements
  • Manage all projects within agreed upon scope, schedule and budget to a high level of quality and safety
  • Prepare bids and support any applicable proposal development efforts
  • Provide support to other functional organizations (Program Office, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Finance, etc) as necessary to ensure successful project completion
  • Forecast resources for the engineering projects for which you are responsible
  • Coordinate and support the development of corrective action activities
  • Identify critical issues requiring action in a timely manner and manage to closure
  • Develop and present executive level summaries
  • Utilize established metrics for monitoring project performance

  • 10+ years relevant experience in the engineering/defense industries
  • Familiar with Earned Value Management
  • Experienced in technical interface with customers
  • Organizational capabilities to direct and lead others in a team-based environment
  • Analytical skills and ability to direct and consult on technical analysis
  • Must be willing to travel (domestic and/or foreign) as needed
  • Must be able to work occasional evening and/or weekend overtime

Education Requirements:
Bachelor' s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or Computer Engineering preferred. Other technical degrees will be considered with relevant experience. Advanced/additional degree in Business Administration a plus.

Candidate must be able to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance within reasonable time of hire. All applicants selected will be subject to a US Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, US citizenship is required.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third-party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

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Laura Cardona
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