210628 - Project Engineer 4
Saint Charles
12 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Project Engineer 4 for a contract opportunity in Saint Charles, MO.

*This position is 100% ONSITE.

This position will work closely with the program managers, contracts, estimating, supply chain, engineering, and/or customers to execute the program. This role can encompass both Program Integrator positions which support the product program manager and International Projects Manager positions which support the International Execution Program Manager. This is a growth role, with the expectation that broad skills and experience gained here would be applicable to a variety of other current and future contracts. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing engineering leadership to a team representing multiple skill areas, which may include internal and external resources and customers. This job can encompass a variety of tasking including support for Correction Action Requests (CARs) received by the program; export authority support; and lean/process improvements. Work statement is a non-managerial role, non-leadership role.

-Work with our internal and external customers to identify requirements and build plans to support their needs
-Track progress to cost, schedule, and technical performance using Client Program Management Best Practices (PMBP) and Earned Value Management (EVM)
-Support the development of customer proposals, including development of competitive pricing and delivery dates
-Engage regularly with supply chain leadership to monitor supplier quality and performance
-Resolve technical issues through coordination with engineering and the Chief Engineer
-Manage deliverables by defining plans for risk mitigation, issues, and opportunities; and, monitoring baseline plans to assess project performance, productivity, and lessons learned
-Brief customers and leadership on program status; risks, issues, and opportunities; and help needed
-Standardize, develop, and document processes

If hired, successful completion of training is a contingency for this assignment.

- 5+ years of experience in an engineering role
- 5+ years leading or managing multi-disciplinary engineering projects teams

-Project Management Professional Certification
-Experience with proposal development and contracting negotiations
-Experience with Export Compliance or International programs
-Experience developing and tracking program plans/schedules and budgets for technical projects
-5+ years of project management experience in an engineering environment
-5+ years of experience in engineering project planning or project management
-5+ years of experience supporting weapons systems
-5+ years of experience working directly with government customers
-5+ years of experience collaborating across functions and organizations
-10+ years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Domestic and/or international travel as required to support program execution.

WORK HOURS: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Alexandra Lewis
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x265 or (800) 927-9318 x265

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.