Project Manager


  • The Project Manager is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating activities of designated projects to ensure that the goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within a prescribed time frame and budget. This position manages, leads, and coordinates the activities of the Project Team and all project related activities with the customer.
  • The duration of the project under the Project Manager’s leadership is defined from the Notice to Proceed (NTP) by the customer to the end of the warranty period. Thereafter the project is handed over to the After-Market Dept.
  • Coordinates and monitors activities and action items of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within scope.
  • Key liaison to customer for the project. Generates all official outgoing correspondence to customer. Reviews, files and distributes all official/ contractual incoming correspondence and ensures closure of actions through use of KBC database
  • Generates and maintains an agreed project schedule together with the concerned departments and Centers of Competence (CoCs), outlining tasks from NTP through First Article Inspection (FAI) and warranty completion. Coordinates the project team to ensure all key milestones are achieved in order to meet the project objectives / customer needs.
  • Calculates and maintains realistic project cost and budget using KB project reporting tools in SAP.
  • Supervises the allocation of the work packages to all relevant departments, Engineering, Engineering services and the CoCs to ensure the required design, development, testing and documentation. The work allocations are made by the System engineer and involved CoC Sub-Project Managers (via design, development and engineering requests)
  • Runs project meetings with the customer and internal departments to ensure the customer needs are clarified and aligned with the project objectives and clearly communicated to all relevant parties.
  • Coordinate together with the System Engineer all internal system design reviews and external (customer) product and system design freezes
  • Monitors progress of the assigned work packages via project-internal controlling (performance progress, dates, costs, quality) and takes measures against deviations in the plan (if necessary, escalation to Management)
  • Places orders for the deliverable Bill of Material (BOM) to Logistics. Responsible to negotiate BOM changes and ensure updating order compliance internally
  • Regularly monitors delivery schedule together with Logistics to ensure the customer needs are met and is responsible to drive any required recovery plans
  • Responsible for driving, monitoring, submitting and obtaining approval of all contractual deliverables
  • Effectively manages Accounts Receivables, advance payments and nonrecurring engineering deliverables on assigned Projects to meet company goals
  • Carries out contract management, risk management, claim management, change order management
  • Coordinates and manages the preparation for FAI, validation and commissioning activities together with Engineering and Quality Departments
  • Prepares the necessary warranty support (training, tools, spares,..) together with Engineering and Field Service Departments
  • Follows-up on the effective management failed parts, returned material and associated quality documentation
  • Brings the project to formal closure and performs Lessons Learned


Project management, Program management, Contract Management, Budget Planning, Change Management, Excel Pivot Tables, Risk Assessment, Claims Management, Manufacturing Process, PMP, MS Project, Agile, Reporting, BOM, Project Coordination

Top Skills Details:

Project Management, Program Management, Contract Management, Budget Planning, Change Management, Excel Pivot Tables, Risk Assessment, Claims Management, Manufacturing Process

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Estimate costs
  • Proficient with scheduling software
  • Make good business decisions
  • Risk assessments
  • Demonstrated leadership in project environment
  • Must understand and practice good organization and configuration management skills
  • Configuration/Change Control
  • Proficient with spreadsheets (Excel)
  • Word processing Projects (Word)
  • Presentation software (PowerPoint)
  • Scheduling software (Microsoft Project)
  • Must have effective communications and presentations skills
  • "Sell themselves and the company"
  • Design Reviews
  • First Article Inspections

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

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Full time
Westminster, MD, US