General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Project Manager in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 18660BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Project Manager

Job Category: Program/Project Management

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

This position is responsible for managing and coordinating the daily operational aspects of a project and serves as the liaison between project management and the project team, planning, and line management to present and exchange information. Continually reviews status of the project and budget; manages schedules and develops appropriate reports to document progress of the project. Assesses project issues and develops solutions to meet production, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives. Participates in the development of mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project management, line management, and the customer.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with development of project plan and manage resources to ensure project schedule, budget, quality, and specification goals are attained.

  • Monitor project schedule, timeline, and milestones from initiation to delivery to meet delivery goals.

  • Coordinate departmental and/or cross-functional teams to assign and prioritize tasks focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products and/or services.

  • Monitor work of project management staff, providing technical support and direction when necessary.

  • Create progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation. May present results to project staff when necessary.

  • Coordinate with staff and project team to expand services and potential business opportunities.

  • Ensure compliance with environmental and other regulations.

  • Identify and assess project issues and develop recommendations for solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • May act as a lead providing direction and guidance to employees working on assigned project.

  • May participate in the request for proposal (RFP) process to generate new business.

  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.Responsible for ensuring all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Responsible for ensuring work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Other duties as assigned or required.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelors in Business Administration or related discipline and at least six years of progressively complex experience in project administration. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must have a good understanding of project management processes and procedures, planning and scheduling methods, and budget management as well as the ability to organize, schedule, and coordinate workloads to meet established milestones and budgets.

  • Must possess: (1) the ability to initiate, plan and manage projects; (2) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop solutions to a wide range of issues; (3) strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills; and, (4) the ability to work independently and as part of a team, (5) strong Microsoft Office Suite skills, Preferably strong SAP and SAP BI skills. Must be able to work extended hours and travel as required.

  • Desired qualifications will include an MBA, being comfortable with technical and commercial information,ability to transform technical data into actionable information and using this information to develop revenue generating products.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.