Project Manager



Advert ID



Cedar Rapids

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



Job Description

Manpower Engineering is partnering with a global leader in aviation who is currently hiring a Program Manager to join their talented team.

In this role, you will:

* Guide various stakeholders in solving complex business problematics.

* Manage a portfolio of projects related to the Program;

* Ensure the adherence of the Program to budget targets;

* Work in close relationship with colleagues of various functional teams to initiate, investigate, evaluate, prioritize and implement solutions to Program issues;

* Create and follow project schedules to meet the Program requirements;

* Evaluate commercial impacts of technical change and prioritize them;

* Prepare profitability analysis and present them to the management team;

* Control Program costs (manpower, material and other direct costs), negotiate with suppliers in terms of schedule, technical scope and commercial impact;

* Lead internal and external governances to provide visibility on Program performance;

* Work in a cross functional environment where you will interact with all management levels;

* Identify potential problems, risk and opportunities. Manage risk and opportunities by mitigating them along with functional teams;


An ideal candidate will possess the following:

* Between 10 and 15 years of experience in Avionics Product Development and/or Program Management

* Hold a Bachelor's degree in a related field (Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent);

* Great leadership skills in project management and have an interest for commercial negotiation;

* Good language skills: Bilingual English and French;

* Good knowledge of manufacturing concepts and processes and the ability to relate them to financial performance;

* Excellent computer skills, particularly in MS Office suite, TEAMS, with knowledge of data base management, scheduling and spreadsheets

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA (onsite 3 weeks/month) - Relocation and/or travel expenses provided as necessary

This is a long term, ongoing contract opportunity.