Technical Project Manager in Pasadena, CA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 5/7/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Pasadena, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/7/2020
  • Job ID:
    20-00599

Job Description

Technical Project Manager
Pasadena, CA
Direct Hire
$60k-$175 DOE
Successful candidate will oversee and monitor a work-package for company's system and/or contract(s) for an Adaptive Optics component. This includes the technical monitoring of the partner/vendor, the inspection of the work performed by the partner/vendor, the review of the technical partner/vendor documentation, and ensuring that the partner/vendor work is in accordance with the companies requirements. Work with the Canadian partner to maintain the requirements and interface requirements. Work closely with company partner/vendors to assess risks and develop mitigation strategies for each step of the manufacturing process. Work closely with the partner/vendor to ensure that each step of the manufacturing process of each component of the system including the components follows high standard of quality assurance and control. Organize, coordinate and document the reviews for the system and components. Participate in the tests of the system or components at the partner/ vendor site and at the integration site in Canada. Will report to the companies project management on the technical and programmatic progress of the partner/vendor in terms of performance, schedule, cost, risk, and earned value.
Required Skills
  • A Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline, advanced degree preferred.
  • A minimum of ten years' experience with a combination of engineering, product design, product manufacturing, product testing, project management and/or technical contract management responsibilities.
  • Experience with adaptive optics systems a MUST
  • Strong familiarity with the design and/or manufacturing and/or tests of deformable mirrors or precision electro-opto-mechanical components.
  • Experience with product manufacturing and Quality Assurance and Control.
  • Experience with Failure Mode Effects Analysis.
  • A broad multi-disciplinary engineering background.

Bonus/Soft Skills
  • Must be able to travel frequently to France and Canada
  • Demonstrated experience of successfully leading and delivering challenging and technically complex engineering products.
  • Fluency in French
  • Practical problem solving skills
  • Development and management of schedule and budget
  • Knowledge of earned-value reporting





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