General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Project Manager in San Diego, California
Job ID#: 18658BR
Company: General Atomics
Title: Project Manager
Job Category: Program/Project Management
City: San Diego
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary
Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%
Clearance Required?: No
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 operational aspects of one or more project(s) and serves as the liaison between project management and the project team, planning, and line management for sharing information and resolving basic problems. Continually reviews status of the project(s) and budgets to ensure project(s) are completed on time and within budget. Assesses project issues and develops solutions to meet production, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops 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(s) and manage resources to ensure project schedule, budget, quality and specification goals are attained.
Manage and monitor project schedule, timelines, 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.
Assign and monitor work of project management staff, providing technical support and direction when necessary.
Administer and execute policies, processes, and procedures that impact the assigned project.
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and may present results to project management team and/or management.
Collaborate across management 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.
Help define capital and equipment inventory requirements to meet project goals and timelines.
Act as a lead providing direction and guidance to employees working on assigned project.
May participate in or lead segments of the request for proposal (RFP) process to generate new business.
Maintain 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.
Oversee Internal Research and Development (IR&D) projects as required.
Assist in defining IR&D requirements for current and future years.
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.
Typically requires a Bachelors in Business Administration, Engineering, or related discipline and nine or more years of progressively complex experience in the project administration field with at least three of those years in project management. Engineering background preferred. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
Must have a thorough 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 multiple, simultaneous projects; (2) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop solutions to a wide range of complex issues; (3) strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills; and, (4) the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must be able to work extended hours and travel as required.
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.