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PROJECT ENGINEER LEAD - SPACE PAYLOAD

FORT WAYNE, IN

Job Description:

  • Responsible for full lifecycle Project Engineering support for a range of Space related products, Satellite and Space Payload development programs.
  • Develops, oversees and coordinates the cost/schedule/technical aspects of ongoing engineering projects within the program guidelines set by the Program Manager and customer.
  • Reviews status of engineering projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports.
  • Assesses engineering issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Identifies, tracks, mitigates, manages, and dispositions program-level risks.
  • Estimate resource and material needs for the project/product.
  • Provides the coordination between resource managers/supervisors and ensures all necessary reviews and approvals are received.
  • Provides the coordination between technical and supply chain teams to ensure all necessary material and subcontracts are received when needed.
  • Participate in small to medium size teams and perform a wide variety of tasks.
  • Must have ability and willingness to work in a collaborative team environment on quick reaction projects and will have regular contact with customers.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience, or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience
  • Mechanical Engineering degree preferred
  • Experience with Earned Value Management
  • Experience with best practices for project engineering and program execution
  • Experience in managing multi-discipline programs across multiple locations
  • Experience in hardware/software integration programs
  • Experience managing projects with budgets of $10M+
  • Experience with Technical Supplier Management, Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Active security clearance required

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience leading Government Contract development programs
  • Experience or knowledge of Government contract acquisition lifecycle a plus
  • Experience with management of design to cost activities.
  • Experience with program, pursuit and proposal activities.
KP RECRUITING GROUP
 
KP Recruiting Group was started to create a world-wide network of multi-level, highly skilled talent; that are either experts or working to become one, in their respective fields. Our process involves focusing on the talent, skills, and experience of an individual as a key indicator of the present and future value that they will bring to any organization.

In establishing a network, we are able to forge genuine relationships with talent and gain valuable insight that allows us to understand what motivates them. This data allows us to give strategic advice to our partners as they go through the process of managing their human capital.

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