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Sr. Project Engineering Manager

Northampton, MA 01060

Sr. Project Engineering Manager

We are currently seeking a Sr. Project Engineering Manager for our Northampton, MA location.

Manages the Project Engineers for the site. The Project Engineer (PE) owns engineering execution, drives leadership across disciplines, and manages all cost/schedule/technical aspects of the engineering scope.  A PE bridges the boundaries between Engineering and Program Management on a specific program.  They lead the engineers who contribute to developing the product, system, mission solution.  The Project Engineer is often the primary engineering point of contact for the customer. Oversees and coordinates the cost/schedule/technical aspects of ongoing engineering projects within the program guidelines set by the Program Manager and customer, acts as a cost account manager (CAM). Serves as single point-of-contact between engineering project management and planning, engineering project team, and line management. Ensures technical program execution throughout the lifecycle of the program, from bid to end of program life. The PE provides support to proposal and Business development efforts including generating quote bill of materials, providing basis of estimates, supporting cost reviews, and coordinating technical proposals. The PE role is very similar to an IPT lead for organizations that are organized into Integrate Product Teams.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides technical direction to the individuals in the group and to the program teams.
  • Responsible for the management of engineering day-to-day tactical duties for assigned programs.
  • Manage and direct the day to day activities of the Project Engineering Group and make individual work assignments.
  • Participates in engineering manpower planning, estimates labor, support business development efforts and proposals.
  • Works with other discipline managers to improve engineering process.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Monitor individual performance and prepare formal Performance Appraisal Reports.
  • Be capable of executing all the duties of a senior Project Engineer.
  • Review and approve formal documentation (PLM, Assembly Instructions and Electronic Assembly      Instructions, etc.) for release in accordance with internal standards.
  • Provide technical direction and oversight to individuals in the Group and to program teams, insuring high standards of technical competence and achievement.
  • Estimate labor, capacity and other resources as required to operate and adherence to budget and schedule commitments.
  • Define capital, tools, equipment and other resources required by the Project Eng. Group
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations to management and customers.
  • Ensure quality through group adherence to the Quality Systems Manual and Standard Work      Instructions and other internally or contractually invoked standards.
  • Establishes the overall program plan from bid to project closeout to include integrated cost, schedule and technical scope baseline for the program.  Plan should be executable and meet contract requirements.
  • Develops the project resource demand and works with engineering managers to provide staffing and manage gaps & impact.
  • Reviews status of engineering projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status      reports.
  • Assesses engineering project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and      customer-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring engineering project progress and enables intervention and      problem-solving with engineering managers, program managers, and customers.
  • Provides the coordination between resource managers/supervisors and ensures all necessary reviews and approvals are received.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related field

      Skills Required:

      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
      • Must have a working knowledge of Earned Value Management and Project scheduling, PMP certified a plus
      • Must have cross-disciplinary experience in two or more of Mechanical, Electrical, Software, Systems, and Manufacturing Engineering
      • Leadership: Demonstrated skills and abilities needed to coordinate, facilitate, and participate in a collaborative approach to the completion of tasks or assignments.
      • Professional Knowledge: Advanced level of technical engineering skill/knowledge and the ability to keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise
      • Proven capability to solve technical problems while meeting the need of the customer
      • Experience working in as IPT lead or in matrix organization; getting things done through others
      • Must be able to drive Root Cause Corrective Action for hardware and processes
      • Estimating labor efforts in accordance with DoD standards
      • Occasional domestic and international travel environments 10%
      • Software used: Microsoft Office and MS Project, PLM, Costpoint
      • Must be a U.S. Citizen


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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