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167580,  Project Manager I - UT -

Category: PRO
Job Title: Project Manager I - UT
Region: UT-Utah
City: Ogden
State: UT
Rate: $38.09 to $52.45 DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Project Manager for an opening in Ogden, UT.

Current bulk of business is in Irvine California and will be moving that business to Ogden Utah. Successful individual will lead project of coordinating plant updates/changes to accommodate for that new business in the facility. Will work very closely with facilities team leader and LEAN manufacturing leader.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages and is accountable for the project management, contract performance, and internal interface of assigned client projects. Manages development projects of moderate complexity and scope, capital projects, or portions of projects/programs. Serves as the focal point to all stakeholders, both internal and external, for the project(s). Project scope is generally evaluated based on non-recurring engineering (NRE) cost of the project(s).

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through eight or more years of related work experience with technical engineering and manufacturing projects and programs; may have specialized requirements. Prior project management experience of two or more years. · Prior cross-functional and business experience leading projects and programs with high-technology customers, products, technology and processes. · In-depth knowledge of the Project Management five stage process and proficiency with program management processes, methodology, and architecture. · Proficient with project management tools, including, but not limited to: scheduling, cost management, change control, time management, scope and resources, work breakdown structures, and risk management. · Ability to communicate and serve as the customer advocate to fulfill contract requirements; guides the project team to quickly identify and address complex and critical issues and to resolve problems encountered by the team. · Effective interpersonal and presentation skills; skilled at applying negotiation principles to achieve beneficial results. Able to influence business decisions and negotiate resource allocation. · Proficiency with financial analysis (e.g. cost breakdowns, risk analysis, budget, etc) and experience with cost, contract terms and conditions, and profit decisions. · Thorough knowledge of regulatory compliance and industry. Takes steps to safeguard client competitive information and intellectual property. - Proven ability to foster teamwork and cooperation with diverse groups of employees Ability to support and develop the project team through training and individual coaching. (05/09/11)

Seeking individual with 2-5 + years of experience. Helpful to have facilities/maintenance experience. Must have demonstrated experience in managing and leading projects of this nature. Must have a good understand of LEAN principles and processes.

This position is very hands on - the individual could get dirty - being asked to move product, structures, desks, material, etc. by working side by side with facilities team. This is not the main focus of the position, but the individual will need to get involved hands on. May be asked to lift and move items up to 40 pounds - 4 feet high. Safety processes always in consideration.


oAerospace/Manufacturing - key component
oProficient in Microsoft Project, Excel and Powerpoint
oSelf-starter, strong initiative, good multi-tasking skills, high energy
oStrong communicator - good interpersonal skills
oAbility to go to the shop floor and make things happen
oStrong Customer Service Skills
oStrong relationship building skills
Preferred but not necessary - CATIA experience.

EDUCATION:
BA/BS degree in engineering, sciences, business, or a related field; PMP certification required, typically required within 6 months of assignment; advanced degree (MS/MBA) preferred.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time
1st Shift
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.

Contact:
Patricia Padilla at ppadilla@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x227 or (800) 927-9318 x227


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