Project Manager

Trelleborg AB   •  

Fort Wayne, IN

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 81 days ago

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Project Manager

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead.

The Project Manager will support the Aerospace Airframe segment by managing customer projects and completing technical requirements from start to finish. The Project Manager (PM) role is necessary to support TSS target growth segment of aerospace, specifically within airframe customers and applications where projects have a significant degree of requirements. The job requires project management and design experience with preferred background in elastomers or composites, ability to manage and lead project teams both directly and indirectly, effectively communicate commercial and technical concepts with customers, work independently at times and meet established deadlines. In addition, the appropriate candidate must be able to self-manage project tasks and deliverables, be familiar with riskmitigation and able to travel to support projects.

The PM role will manage and coordinate customer projects, ensuring progress action of all tasks as well as completing technical requirements to ensure project schedule commitments are met.

Job description

This role will be responsible for several activities. These activities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage projects by following TSS AHA Airframe Project Management Process and AS9100 requirements
  • Development, coordinate and/or manage customer requests (RFI, RFQ, Q&A) including creation of quotations or proposals
  • Risk mitigation using various project management tools and internally developed tools
  • Understanding of customer requirements, applications, products, manufacturing process complete feasibility review
  • Develop and manage project schedules using Microsoft Office Project
  • Interpret or develop technical requirements or solutions as needed
  • Design and validate airframe seal solutions
  • Coordinate technical and commercial reviews as needed to ensure project success
  • Ensure commitments to all project deliverables are completed and on time
  • Ensure quality and delivery requirements are captured, communicated and completed
  • Develop, coordinate and/or manage awarded projects (scheduling, risk planning, task management, testing, qualification, Q&A)
  • Support factories as needed to fulfill project deliverables
  • Facilitate regular meetings (including kick-off meeting) with project stake holders to maintain communication, project status
  • Regularly update project tracking and project status documents
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at any one time
  • Work with cross functional groups to deliver to project commitments

Candidate profile

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience in an engineering setting
  • Bachelors degree required, technical degree preferred
  • Working knowledge and proven experience using AutoCAD, Solidworks or other 3D software
  • Project management experience, PMP, CAPM, PgMP or equivalent certification preferred
  • Design experience, preferably with elastomer or composite parts
  • LEAN or Six Sigma experience preferred


  • CATIA proficiency or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Technical and commercial communication skills
  • Understanding of elastomer and/or composite material behavior and manufacturing processes (airframe specific knowledge preferred)

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.