Project Manager


Key information

Program / Customer Relations
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Twinsburg, Ohio, UNITED STATES
Fixed Term contract, Full-time, 6-12 Months
Bachelor's Degree
More than 3 years

Job description

The project manager, as project team coordinator, is responsible for leading the integrated project team (IPT) to ensure real-time sharing of information and team cohesion around common objectives. The project manager is responsible for delivering the Project objectives while supporting the Safran PROMPT process, managing project performance, risks, product configuration and modifications according to internal rules & processes.

**This is a Contract to Hire position with the intent of direct hire after 6-12 month contract period**

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • •Planning and execution of project in accordance with PROMPT procedures whilst meeting internal and customer milestones
  • •Managing the work packages of a multi-disciplined team
  • •Adherence to non-recurring costs and recurring cost elements of business plan
  • •Internal reporting, including project review presentations to the Senior Leadership team
  • •Compilation and publication of visual metrics, presentations and written reports
  • •Application of GPI tools
  • •Ensuring changes are managed in compliance with PROMPT, Production Readiness and In-service Readiness procedures, where relevant
  • •Regular, predictable attendance is required.
  • •Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience

  • • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with relevant experience, and with a minimum of basic project management experience in a manufacturing industry
  • • Experience in Continuous Improvements and/or Lean Process Development
  • • Experience with work break down structures, scheduling, pricing, and estimating


  • •Demonstrated ability to deliver against key milestones and cost targets
  • •Excellent leadership, influencing, teamwork and communication skills
  • •Emotionally resilient and able to drive projects effectively for excellence against demanding targets in a complex, multi-disciplined environment
  • •Customer oriented and able to operate effectively in a high pressure environment and pressing customer deadlines
  • •Ability to build strong relationships with both internal stakeholders and external customer
  • •Strong conflict management skills
  • •Enthusiastic, with a drive for results
  • •Ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment
  • •Proficiency in office IT suite (excel, word and PowerPoint) and ability to learn new programs/software
  • •Capable of working in a deadline-oriented environment


  • •Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • •Previous experience in aerospace and/or medical industries
  • •Previous experience in global manufacturing environment (interaction with engineering and manufacturing through the world)

Work Environment:

  • •Office environment with moderate noise levels.
  • •Occasional need to be on shop floor, requiring safety glasses, safety shoes, and ability to stand for long periods.

Safran is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company information

Safran Electrical & Power

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Electrical & Power is one of the world's leaders in aircraft electrical systems. The company is a key player in the equipment electrification of electric and hybrid propulsion sector. It has 12,400 employees across 12 different countries.

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