Engineering Systems Project Manager in Grand Forks, ND at Volt

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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Job Description

Engineering Systems Project Manager-Career Opportunity

Grand Forks, ND-Relocation is offered!

Volt Workforce Solutions has an exciting career opportunity for an Engineering Systems Project Manager for our clients, Grand Forks, North Dakota location.

About our client:

Our client is a leading technology company, based in Grand Forks, ND. with locations in Phoenix, CA and Pittsburgh.  They specialize in exciting custom mission critical applications, designs and test solutions for industry leaders in the aerospace, automotive, semi-conductor areas just to name a few.  Located in beautiful Grand Forks, ND, which offers great outdoor activities and fantastic real-estate market.

Position Description

The successful applicant will provide system level expertise in mechatronics and test systems to the engineering team.  This position is responsible for leading and overall planning of projects from sales order through delivery to the customer while working closely with internal and external teams to achieve delivery, quality, and costs requirements.

The successful applicant will use their experience to plan critical activities and manage the team to minimize risk and deliver maximum value to the customer.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as engineering project lead on select projects
  • Provide guidance to engineering team at a systems level on design and troubleshooting efforts.
  • Assist with design, participate in design reviews and product development projects
  • Lead project management on assigned projects.  This will entail working closely with engineering managers and teams to initiate plans and drive schedule to meet commitments to the customer 
  • Support sales as needed on proposals, understand and clarify customer requirements and project requirements.   
  • Work with Sr. VP of Operations to prioritize all the projects effectively.  
  • Ensure customer requirements are met while watching for scope changes and working with sales and the customer to make amendments to the contract as needed.  
  • Ensure compliance with ISO 9001 requirements.  
  • Initiate, lead, and implement continuous improvement activities to achieve profitability and improve quality

Qualification Requirements

  • B.S. or equivalent in Engineering 
  • At least 10 years of experience in mechatronics (preferred)
  • At least 5 years of experience in test engineering 
  • This position requires the employee to work in a restricted facility that requires US citizenship or Permanent Residence (Green Card).

Skill Requirements

  • Ability to understand at a high level complex projects and envision a path to completion
  • Ability to plan critical activities for mechatronics projects
  • Must possess skills or ability to learn quickly in the following areas of Mechatronics:
    • Mechanical Structures/Bearings
    • Motors/Drives
    • Feedback Devices
    • Industrial Electronics
    • Control Systems
    • Temperature and Process Controls
    • General Software Familiarity

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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