Technical Project Manager II


Key information

Project management
Support functions
Professional, Engineer & Manager
2929 e imperial hwy #170 ca 92821 brea, California, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
No Degree
More than 5 years

Job description

Job Summary:
The Technical Project Manager II is responsible for the planning and execution of new avionics LRU's developed internally at the company or outsourced to a supplier. The Technical Project Manager II collaborates with cross functional project teams from engineering, operations, and quality to define the project plan, milestones, project risks, and leads the execution effort to effectively and efficiently deliver projects according to plan. This position works with internal stakeholders and external subcontract management to foster an open communication while implementing project-based processes to bring increased efficiency in the delivery of all projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:
 Collaborate with cross functional teams to define project plan, milestones, risks, hardware demand, Hardware Kanban board, and Document tree
 Coordinate with cross functional teams to drive the required corrective actions to execute the project to the plan
 Work with internal stakeholders to foster an open communication channel to drive the project execution to the plan
 Track and report project status, risks, and drawing tree status on a regular basis
 Facilitate internal design reviews, prototype and production unit tear down sessions, hardware design refinement sessions, and hardware Kanban review sessions
 Plan prototype units and work with engineering buyer to procure long lead material, and coordinate with engineering to get the prototype units built
 Facilitate the project risk management session w/project team to identify and mitigate the critical project risks
 Maintenance of, and reporting on, the project schedule
 Help plan and procure prototype and long lead material
 Motivate and push teams for results and completion
 Think critically about the task at hand and maintain a good understanding of problems regarding the bigger picture
 Provide guidance to fellow team members

Job requirements

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education:
 Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience in a related field
 3-6 years of experience working in electrical or mechanical design, or technical project management
 Knowledge of components involved in building electronic systems: boards, mechanical parts, cables, software – and their manufacture
 Familiar with phase gate development process
 Knowledge of Agile/Scrum principles
 Highly literate in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project

Company information

Safran Passenger Solutions

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

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