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Project Engineer ( technical lead), Supply Chain Management

The Job

Project Engineer ( technical lead), Supply Chain Management Reports to: Supervisor/ Assistant Manager/ Manager

Where You'll Work

Job Location: Greensboro, NC

What You'll Do

– Organizing and leading cross-functional projects related to aircraft component/system Supply Chains. In this role,
– Utilize specialized technical, manufacturing, engineering, and project management capabilities to drive Supply Chain management initiatives to successful completion. – Strong emphasis on the development, coordination and execution of cross functional projects that impact all aspects of the Supply Chain. This includes the planning, organization, and coordination of project activities with internal functional and external supplier organizations.
– Ensure that project requirements are properly defined and managed through successful completion.
– Prior aerospace engineering, project management, and value stream experience is preferred..

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Leads Tactical Initiatives
– Drives resolution of Technical, Manufacturing, or Delivery issues through cross functional engagement stakeholders and external supplier coordination
– Leads Product Quality, Delivery, and Performance Recovery Planning
– Serves as Supply Chain focal for Design Change Management and Implementation
2. Leads Strategic Initiatives
– Coordinates and facilitate component/subsystem Cost Reduction initiatives
– Manages supplier product development and qualification activities to ensure technical, cost, schedule and deliverable requirements are achieved
– Oversees the implementation of product/process improvement initiatives
– Develops and Execute plans associated with Complex Sourcing/Transfer Projects
– Provides sourcing based Project Management support for internal development programs
3. Other Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
– Serves as the Project/Technical specialist for Commodity based Projects/Issues
– Manages supplier communications for special Recovery/Development Projects
– Supplier Tooling Project Management and Budgeting
– Performs business case analyses required to facilitate program investment decisions (i.e. Project funding, capital investments, and product changes)
– Facilitates the development of request for proposal packages and associated documentation (i.e. Statement of Work, Technical Specification)
– Contributes to supplier evaluation, selection and contract negotiation activities
– Supports Cost Analysis and Negotiations (As Required)

Must Have Skills

Basic Qualifications
Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (i.e. – Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial)
or in Business Management with a concentration in Supply Chain or Operations.

Minimum of 5+ years of combined experience in any of the following areas:
Preference for 8+ years of experience
– Design, Manufacturing, and Operations Engineering
– Quality Assurance and/or Supplier Development Engineering
– Supply Chain or Project/Program Management
3. Advanced degree in Business or Engineering Management is preferred.
4. Project Management (PMP) certification is highly preferred.
5. Previous experience leading Product Integration Teams through successful resolution of technical, quality, business and/or customer oriented issues is highly preferred.

 

Tie Breaker Skills

• Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects in one or more areas of a Product’s Life Cycle (i.e. development, certification, production, and customer service)
• Experienced in leading Integrated Product Teams through successful resolution of technical, quality, business and/or customer oriented issues
• Possess an understanding of Project Management processes and procedures
• Ability to effectively communicate (verbal/ written) and present information to a broad audience, including mid-to-senior level management
• Working knowledge of aerospace component manufacturing methods, assembly processes, and tooling design philosophies
• Familiarity with production planning, supply chain, and quality management tools/systems – SAP experience preferred
• Knowledge of Component Qualification and Aircraft Certification processes (ex. 14 CFR 21/23/25 AND/OR 33)
• Willingness to travel (Need based – up to 40%)

Aerospace engineering experience, project management experience and/or value stream experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
– Project Management processes and procedures.
– Aerospace component manufacturing methods, assembly processes, and tooling design philosophies
– Component Qualification and Aircraft Certification processes (ex. 14 CFR 21/ 23/ 25/ 33)
– Production planning, supply chain, and quality management tools/systems
– SAP experience preferred
– Multi-lingual skills are preferred.
– Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects in one or more areas of a Product’s Life Cycle such as development, certification, production, and customer service.
– Ability and willingness to travel 10 – 50% of the time.
70-100k salary

How to Apply


To Apply for this position, you may send a resume and cover letter to the recruiter via email at jms@whmeanor.com

 


Program Engineer

The Job

Mechanical Systems Program Managers organize and lead projects across all phases of an aircraft component/system’s Product Lifecycle

Where You'll Work

Job Location: Greensboro, NC

What You'll Do


Company is searching for Mechanical Systems Program Managers to organize and lead projects across all phases of an aircraft component/system’s Product Lifecycle. This includes the planning, organization, and coordination of project activities with internal functional and external supplier organizations. The individual will have the responsibility to ensure that project requirements (specifications, resources, schedule, and deliverables) are properly defined and managed through successful completion. Prior aerospace engineering, project management, and value stream experience is preferred.
Duties and Responsibilities:

• Product Life Cycle Management
o Serve as project manager for assigned components/subsystems throughout product life cycle (development, qualification/certification, production, etc)
o Collaborate with functional organization leaders to develop resource plans, schedules, and deliverable milestones
o Facilitate internal data exchange, communication, and collaboration required to ensure timely completion and transition between product phases
o Conduct resource, capacity and capability analyses to ensure project plans and/or production introduction milestones are achieved
o Oversee the implementation of product/process improvement initiatives
• Supplier Management
o Facilitate the development of request for proposal packages and associated documentation (i.e Statement of Work, Technical Specification)
o Contribute to supplier evaluation, selection and contract negotiation activities
o Manage supplier product development and qualification activities to ensure technical, cost, schedule and deliverable requirements are achieved
o Organize and lead cross functional project status, design, and manufacturing/quality assessment reviews
o Develop and oversee supplier resolution/recovery plans to mitigate component qualification, certification, and production delivery risks
• Project Management
o Develop and present project proposals for Senior Management review/approval
o Perform business case analyses required to facilitate program investment decisions (i.e. Project funding, capital investments, and product changes)
o Utilize leadership skills and structured methods to lead problem solving initiatives
o Actively monitor project performance and perform change management
o Provide regular communication of project status, risks, critical issues, and associated plans to stakeholders (i.e Senior Management, Suppliers, etc.).

Must Have Skills

 

Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:
• Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) – Preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
• Experience managing Mechanical Systems (flight controls, environmental control, fuel systems, oxygen system, pressurization, ice and rain protection, etc.) projects required
• 2-5 years project management experience required
• Minimum of 10 years with a maximum of 30 years aviation industry experience will be considered

 

Tie Breaker Skills

 

• Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects in one or more areas of a Product’s Life Cycle (i.e. development, certification, production, and customer service)
• Experienced in leading Integrated Product Teams through successful resolution of technical, quality, business and/or customer oriented issues
• Possess an understanding of Project Management processes and procedures
• Ability to effectively communicate (verbal/ written) and present information to a broad audience, including mid-to-senior level management
• Working knowledge of aerospace component manufacturing methods, assembly processes, and tooling design philosophies
• Familiarity with production planning, supply chain, and quality management tools/systems – SAP experience preferred
• Knowledge of Component Qualification and Aircraft Certification processes (ex. 14 CFR 21/23/25 AND/OR 33)
• Willingness to travel (Need based – up to 40%)

Physical Requirements:
1. Incumbents may be routinely exposed to equipment operational noise heat-cold-dust, and/or aircraft equipment, parts, or fuel odors.
2. Incumbents may be required to stand, sit, squat, walk, bend, climb ladders, move, reach, or stretch for prolonged time periods with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
3. Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all regulatory requirements (FAA, OSHA, DOT, EPA, State, and Federal regulations, etc.).
4. Read, hear, speak, and see with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
5. Comprehend and adhere to management directions and/or safety instructions with no restrictions.
6. Effectively communicate in Business English language.
7. Pull, push, carry, lift, or move items up to 10 lbs. throughout the work shift without assistance, as required by job duties.
8. Pull, push, carry, lift or move materials/people/items/equipment weighing up to 50lbs or more during the work shift, with the use of Company provided “reach assistance technology” or “movement assist technology” (fork-lifts, pallet jacks, pulleys, dolly’s, robotics reach equipment, people movers etc.), as required by job duties

How to Apply


To Apply for this position, you may send a resume and cover letter to the recruiter via email at jms@whmeanor.com