Operations Project Manager in Tulsa, OK at Ducommun

Date Posted: 11/27/2021

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Operations Project Manager

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:  

The primary responsibility of this position is to plan, direct, coordinate and execute activities for multiple projects to ensure that all project goals are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters while ensuring compliance with all company, customer, and regulatory requirements.

Essential functions include:

•         Review project proposals to determine time frame, funding & staffing requirements, and allocation of available resources to various phases of the project.

•         Develop and maintain resource-loaded Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) with detailed Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), with assigned duties and scope of authority.

•         Day to day management of assigned projects and project teams to ensure projects progress and complete on schedule and within budget.

•         Identify risks, create mitigation plans, and drive actions to completion.

•         Approve all documentation used in project, including instructions, aids, and drawings.

•         Communicate daily with Operations, Program Management and Facilities Engineering departments to ensure efforts are effectively coordinated and all risks are understood and planned-for.

•         Prepare and publish project reports, including forecasts, variance explanations and other financial & technical reports for internal and external stakeholders.

•         Provide technical input to bids and proposals team for customer Requests For Quote (RFQ).

•         Perform other assignments as assigned by management.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills, Qualifications and Education: 

•         Bachelor’s degree in a technical field.

•         Minimum of five (5) years’ aerospace and defense manufacturing (in an ISO-9000 / AS-9000 environment).

•         Demonstrated leadership and ability to drive projects to completion.

•         Prior experience with product transfer to/from/between manufacturing sites.

•         Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, prioritize, and resolve problems.

•         Experience working in a diverse and changing environment supporting multiple internal and external customers simultaneously.

•         Must possess the ability to lead without authority, negotiate and manage by influence.

•         Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, schematics, and specifications.

•         Proficient in technical writing; excellent communication and documentation skills.

•         Working knowledge of DMAIC, RCCA, DOE, 6-Sigma, and Lean Manufacturing.

•         High energy, dynamic individual who strives for continuous improvement.

•         Highly hands-on with a strong mechanical aptitude.

•         Ability to travel domestically and overseas as needed up to 10%.

•         Extensive working knowledge of MS Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word.

Desired Skills, Qualifications and Education:

•         BSEE, BSME, or BSIE

•         PMP Certification or MBA

•         Knowledge of and experience with electronic circuit card manufacturing

•         Working knowledge of AutoCAD or other computer aided design software

•         Experience in labor, cycle time and defect reduction

•         Working knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS)


Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities                                                                 Lift /Carry            

Stand - Frequently                                                               10 lbs or less - Frequently

Walk - Occasionally                                                             11-20 lbs - Frequently

Sit - Frequently                                                                    21-50 lbs - Occasionally     

Climb – Occasionally                                                           51-100 lbs - Occasionally

Crawl - N/A                                                                           Over 100 lbs - N/A

Squat or Kneel - Occasionally                                           

Bend - Occasionally                                                             Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - Frequently                                        10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Reach Outward - Frequently                                             10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally                              20-50 lbs - Occasionally

Drive - N/A                                                                            50-100 lbs - Occasionally

                                                                                                Over 100 lbs - N/A

N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)

Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)

Continuously - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)


Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:

•         Moderate noise levels

•         Light manufacturing environment

•         Occasional overnight travel – extended durations of up to five days

•         Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


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