Technical Project Lead in Torrance, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Technical Project Lead, Product Development for our Products and Engineering Department, which specializes in advanced integrated sensor systems for tactical, vehicle, and maritime applications.  The ideal candidate will have a strong technical development background and be looking to transfer into a more technical management-focused role.  Strong customer interface and presentation skills are essential to support regular communication with government customers as well as various internal support organizations.  This role will have the opportunity for growth into management of product lines as key systems transition over to in-house production.


  • Responsibilities

    • Lead and contribute to key technical designs for strategic programs.

    • Coordinate and track engineering team development and process regularly through direct interaction with engineering staff.

    • Lead primary aspects of customer communication, including status update meetings, technical reports and presentations, and technology demonstrations.

    • Create and maintain project schedules throughout the project lifecycle to maintain alignment with contractual requirements and milestones.

    • Coordinate proposal opportunities to capture new development programs that align with the department’s strategic growth path.

    • Work with government and non-government representatives to ensure integration and fielding requirements are understood and addressed.

    • Track and forecast project financials and work with the Director in support of meeting the department’s financial objectives.

  • Education

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering

  • Experience

    • 5+ years in a technical design role for rugged electro-mechanical systems.

    • 3+ years in a program management or engineering lead role in fast-paced engineering or R&D environment.

    • Experience with government and/or military contracts is a plus.

  • Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer