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Project Manager-Hybrid Work Schedule

Project management New Brighton , Minnesota , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 3 years

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Projects, the Project Manager is responsible for oversight of Safran Test Cells' projects including but not limited to partial test cell/facility upgrades, equipment of projects and oversight of complete test cell projects. The Project Manager will contribute to team efforts by handling all local issues at foreign and US installations and coordinating the communication between the Customer, Safran Test Cells' staff, vendors, sub-contractors, and installation personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Responsible for oversight of projects including but not limited to partial test cell/facility upgrades, equipment of projects
 Assist other Project Managers with oversight of complete test cell projects, which may include build construction, manufacturing, installation, integration, and acceptance testing of Safran Test Cells and 3rd party equipment
 Responsible for the coordination and communications between the Customer, Safran Test Cells' staff, vendors, sub-contractors, installation personnel and any other personnel or firms involved in building, installing, and commissioning the Project
 Responsible for financial management with support from the Finance Department, contract management, and customer relations throughout the Project implementation
 Assist in handling all local issues at foreign and US installations, including housing and local transportation for Safran Test Cells personnel, local procurement, and local office management
 Actively participate in a continuous improvement culture providing recommendations and implementing enhancements to current methods and procedures
 Responsible for issuing Purchase Order Requisitions and developing Contract Change Requests and Registers
 Responsible for issuing Customer Invoice Requisitions
 Actively participate in design reviews and other internal and external meetings as required

Job Requirements

 Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Project Management or related field preferred
 Minimum of 4 years work experience across engineering disciplines involved in the project implementation required
 7+ years of closely related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
 High School diploma or GED required
 Prior project management experience in the aero engine test cell business is highly desirable

 Demonstrated success managing large-scale, complex projects involving multiple internal and external stakeholders
 Strong communication skills both verbal and written with a proven ability to be
assertive yet approachable delivering a positive customer service experience
 Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; actively seeks opportunities to improve and promote quality and monitors own work to ensure quality is met
 Demonstrated excellent contract and vendor management skills
 Solid organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment with close attention to detail
 Strong knowledge in the use of standard Microsoft programs including Microsoft
Project, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
 Ability to integrate project management knowledge areas including project scope, quality, time, cost, communication, and risk management
 Demonstrated ability to manage multiple activities in various stages of completion
 Good customer focus, attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
 Familiarity with commercial construction practices preferred

Specificity of the job

 Able and willing to travel up to 50% of the time both domestically and internationally, as required; some trips may last up to 8 weeks

Locate your future workplace

639 Campus Drive MN 55112

New Brighton

Minnesota United States

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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 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 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 was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Safran Aero Boosters designs, develops and manufactures low-pressure compressors, equipment and test cells for aerospace propulsion. The company's products are on board the majority of commercial aircraft in service as well as Europe's Ariane launch vehicle. Based in Liège (Belgium), Safran Aero Boosters has two subsidiaries in the United States and employs 1,800 people.

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