Technical Project Manager (f/m/d)


Key information

Program / Customer Relations
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Argelsrieder feld 22 82234 weßling, GERMANY
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
First experience

Job description

Are you passionate about communications and aeronautics?
Do you enjoy coordinating multidisciplinary teams for developing new and exciting products in the aerospace branch?
Are you looking forward to engaging in new challenges in one of the key technological sectors?
Then a position as Technical Project Manager at Safran Passenger Innovations Germany is what you are looking for.

Safran is a world leader in aerospace equipment and systems for commercial, regional and business aircrafts, as well as helicopters and space applications. As part of the internationally operating Safran Group, Safran Passenger Innovations is one of the worldwide market leaders in In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) and, among the big IFC providers, one of the most innovative ones. Come with us if you are eager to be part of this innovation path.

You will report directly to the Project Management Team Leader and will work daily with other engineering teams to improve our satcom terminals and design new connectivity solutions for airplanes.

As Technical Project Manager, integrated in the Project Management Team, you will be responsible for the technical planning and execution of new avionics products developed internally at SPI or outsourced to a supplier. This position will provide you with the opportunity to interact with international (internal and external) stakeholders in a regular basis.

Complementary description

Your Tasks

  • • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and maintain project plan, milestones, hardware, and software demands with the appropriate tools
  • • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to drive the required actions to execute the project plan
  • • Work with internal and external stakeholders to foster an open communication channel to drive the project execution according to the plan
  • • Track and report project status and risks
  • • Facilitate internal design reviews, prototype and production unit reviews, hardware design refinement meetings, and software design refinement meetings in coordination with the Hardware Team and the Software Developers and Architects
  • • Plan prototype units and coordinate with engineering buyer to procure material and with engineering teams to get the prototype units built
  • • Perform risk management with the cross-functional teams to identify and mitigate risks
  • • Motivate and guide project teams for results and completion
  • • Think critically about the task at hand and maintain a good understanding of problems at project level

Job requirements

  • • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience in a related field
  • • 1-3 years of experience working on product management or technical project management
  • • Working knowledge and familiarity with Product Development processes is desirable
  • • Experience with Project Management tools (e.g., Trello, Kanban, MS Office applications including Excel, Project etc.)
  • • Superior written and verbal English communication skills
  • • Capable of negotiating mutually agreeable conclusions to conflicts
  • • Proactive, meticulous, organized and detail-oriented
  • • Capable of working independently, with minimal direction, on multiple concurrent tasks

Company information

Safran Passenger Solutions

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector.

Safran Passenger Solutions focuses on delivering an enhanced passenger experience by providing in-flight entertainment systems, conditioning control of the cabin and equipment, water and waste management systems, cabin lighting and advanced equipment and systems for commercial and business jets.

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