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Project Manager

Date: Feb 5, 2021

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH.
Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position is primary contact for a specific customer/product and as such coordinates activities and tasks managed by various departments or functions (Sales, Engineering, Purchasing, Production, etc.). 

PM responsibility may also include technical research with Engineering to ensure KLM compliance and ability.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Manages the project budget and successfully executes the overall project by influencing and consensus rather than having direct report authority. 
  •  Ensures transition to manufacturing, tracking and reporting schedules and cost to the customer. 
  • Establishes quality and process performance objectives. 
  • Establishes agreements with the suppliers/subcontractors and tracks their costs, schedule and technical progress. 
  • Set project direction and make decisions with the Product Line Manager where customer, technical, cost and schedule tradeoffs are considered
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The education and/or experience listed below represents the knowledge, skill or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Communication Skills:  Has a proven track record of successfully interfacing on a regular basis with Customers as well as other departments in the organization.  

Team Work Skills: Demonstrated ability to lead team activities in such a manner as to achieve common goals, objectives and group commitments

  • Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills: Demonstrated ability to take action in solving strategic business and technical problems in-line with the overall company goals and objectives.
  • Educational background:  Bachelor’s degree in technically related field is preferred. MBA beneficial.
  • Work Related experience:  5+ years of comparable program/project level experience in military, aerospace, or other similar high-reliability industries is required
  • Security Clearance:  Must be able to obtain DoD secret clearance
  • Customer Facing:  Experienced in interacting and supporting the customer (Sales, Account managers and/or Engineer)
  • PMP:  Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Contract Administration:  Thorough understanding of government contracts and negotiation tactics

Military Standards:  Thorough understanding of government regulations and military standards

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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