UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. ISR & Space Systems is a business unit within UTAS and our products reside in deep space, low earth orbit, undersea and on the ground. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. The ISR & Space Systems business has contributed to significant advances in ground, air, space and imaging technology for over 85 years. Within ISR & Space Systems we design and manufacture Environmental Control and Life Support Systems on the International Space Station, including the space suit, and undersea in submarines.
Project Engineering Integrated Product Development (IPD) Team Lead will provide continuous support of NASA's vision to develop and expand science capabilities aboard the ORION Program for the next decade. Manned Space capabilities are enabled by the life support hardware and engineering services provided by the ORION program in Windsor Locks, CT. The IPD team lead will report directly to the Program Engineering Manager and Program Managers, and will play a critical role in driving project execution while meeting both internal and external customer expectations. Candidate will lead diverse project teams in both new hardware builds and refurbishment activities in the Space Lab requiring strong interpersonal and communication skills, technical experience, and the ability to lead cross-functional teams.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Experience and familiarity with new product introduction (preferably leading new design effort for pumps packages, fan packages or actuator packages)
Natural presence/comfortable presenting to internal and external customers
Demonstrated command of RRCA methodology and tools
Ability to bring team members together and work problems to resolution
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Proven planning, and organizational and negotiation skills for effective team management
Ability to detect project risks and build contingency plans
Manage hardware contracts from stages of proposal through delivery, including tracking procurement status, establishing engineering and operations efforts, and oversight of assembly and test progress.
Interface with both internal operations and engineering functions to facilitate assembly, test, and delivery of hardware.
Participate in weekly/monthly reviews with Lockheed customer to communicate status of contracts.
Provide direction to IPT (Integrated Product Team) for actions on in-process hardware.
Develop and manage program schedules to drive on-time contract deliveries.
Participate in contract proposals, including BOE and BOM estimates.
Utilize Earned Value methodology to forecast program demands and track project completion.
Process engineering changes to ensure high quality, conforming hardware is being received, built, and delivered to our customers
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus.
BA/BS degree in Science, Technology, or Engineering with 7 years of experience is required - Graduate degree preferred.
8 years leading teams and managing projects| Prior experience working with or managing multi-disciplinary teams
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
Job ID 68002BR