Senior Project Manager

Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Employment: Per Project Experience: Senior
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Experienced professionals sometimes take a career break for a variety of personal and professional reasons. Returning to work after an absence of two or more years can seem daunting. To help with this transition, UTC’s Re-Empower Program is designed specifically to help you bring your knowledge, experience and creativity back to the workforce.

The UTC Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 16-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return to work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance, Re-Empower participants may have an opportunity to convert to a full-time role.

The first cohort of the UTC Re-Empower Program will run from January 22, 2018 – May 11, 2018.

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The UTC Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey.
Over the course of the 16-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return to work experience.
Upon completion of the program, based on performance, Re-Empower participants may have an opportunity to convert to a full-time role.
Cohort II of the UTC Re-Empower Program will run from March 12 – June 29, 2018.

Minimum Program Qualifications to be consider for the Program plus the additional qualifications listed below in the job posting:

  • To qualify for the UTC Re-Empower Program, candidates should:
  • Currently be on a voluntary break of at least two years or more
  • Have a minimum of five years of professional work experience
  • Have an interest in returning to work in a full-time position
  • Have an ability to attend the Re-Empower Program Orientation at UTC Headquarters in Farmington, CT on March 12 - 14, 2018

Our Specialty Seating Systems is recognized as a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of a broad spectrum of aerospace specialty seating products. Our state-of-the-art, 16g dynamically certified cockpit and cabin crew seats, passenger seats, and 30g crashworthy helicopter seats are showcased on commercial, regional, business, and military aircraft for most major OEMs. Our portfolio includes proprietary products designed specifically for Boeing, Airbus, Cessna, V.I.P. Business Jets, and Bombardier, as well as key military OEMs to include Lockheed Martin and Boeing Military. We recruit the best talent and use the best processes to solve some of the industry's greatest challenges - safely, ethically and responsibly. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team. How our people perform is as important as how our products operate.

Position Purpose/Objective:

The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for planning and leading New Product Introduction (NPI) projects in all phases of the NPI life cycle; including planning, executing, and completing projects from requirements development through entry into service.


Essential Responsibilities:
  • Plan New Product Introduction project for Military and Commercial Seating products.
  • Ensure all project milestones are achieved within identified and documented time, budget, and performance expectations.
  • Maintain necessary project metrics.
  • Lead Integrated Product Development Teams (IPDT) and coordinate cross-functional activities.
  • Facilitate communication between functional groups and the customer.
  • Monitor and report the status of all projects to Engineering management staff, project sponsors, clients and other stakeholders.
  • Utilize the UTAS Project Management tools and systems on projects.
  • Support the evaluation, development, and/or implementation of standards and procedures for project management methodology, practices, procedures, and tools.
  • Adhere to all UTAS rules and codes of conduct.
  • Perform other duties as required to ensure project success and improvement to COS’s product development processes.

Qualification: Experience Required:
  • At least 5 years of experience managing development projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership of cross-functional project teams.
  • Working knowledge of MS Project 2010 and other MS Office software.
  • US citizen or Green Card holder.

Skills Required:
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize both daily issues and long term projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational, planning and analytical skills.
  • Adept at organizing tasks into coherent efficient project plans.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of an integrated project team.
  • Ability to multi-task with good organizational skills and prioritize both daily issues and long-term projects.
  • 100% dedicated to following all safety procedures and precautions.
  • Good written and verbal skills.
  • Knowledgeable with Microsoft Office applications and the ability to learn new software.

Competency Expectations:
  • Expresses ideas effectively to establish oneself as a credible and impactful leader.
  • Adjusts personally to high pressure, rapidly changing business conditions and uncertain business environments.
  • Drives obligations to closure with precision to benefit the organization and every constituent.
Travel:

Up to 20% of time traveling


Work Environment/Other Position Requirements:
  • Office environment or office environment on production floor.
  • Occasional need to be on production floor, requiring safety glasses, and ability to stand for long periods.
  • Domestic and international travel up to 20%.
  • Ability to input, access, retrieve, and send information via computer.

Education: Education Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering (other degrees may be considered based on practical experience) with 5 years’ experience.


United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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