Engineering Project Manager

Location: Houston, TX
Date Posted: 01-02-2019
The selected candidate for this role will:
  • Perform project management and engineering functions for EVA spacesuit development, including requirements development, hardware development, manufacturing, assembly, and test.
  • Manage the engineering team for the specific spacesuit subsystem assigned.
  • Monitor cost performance for their subsystem development against established plans.
  • Develop and maintain company and customer financial reports.
  • Oversee and develop schedules, procedures, work instructions and process flows.
  • Update the Development Plan to keep it in sync with schedules.
  • Develop risks and risk mitigation plans for rollup into the higher-level risk system.
  • Help generate test rig requirements and assist in writing test reports for components.
  • Work with component owners to help them manage the day-to-day activities associated with their components.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:
 
BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of fourteen (14) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. in engineering or similar from an accredited engineering school and nine (9) years of direct engineering experience.
  • Experience managing and leading projects.
  • Experience with financial reporting, including budgeting, forecasting and cost estimating.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field, such as mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, environmental testing, and office software.
Preferences:
  • Experience with spacesuits or life support systems
  • Experience with NASA/JSC Class I flight hardware process and certification.
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