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Project Engineer

Company: Gilat
Location: San Dimas
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Wavestream sets the standard in the design and manufacturing of next generation high power solid-state amplifiers. On the ground, in the air, or out at sea, Wavestream has the technology to power this growing need. People are at the heart and soul of our company. Together we meet challenges and face opportunities head on, constantly expanding our potential to address the needs of the markets we serve.Essential Functions of the Role:The Project Engineer assists Program Managers in leading integrated product teams (IPT) and execution of key business projects, with focus on the technical aspects of the project product development. Daily oversight of project execution is the primary responsibility of the project engineer, including oversight of hardware and software design process, engineering material procurement, new product design verification and qualification testing. Customer interface and transfer of new product design to manufacturing, leading regular IPT meetings, and regular reporting of project status to program and executive management are other key project engineer responsibilities. The project engineer will work closely with the program manager to define project charter, scope of work, baseline schedule, budget, and resource allocation.Requirements:Engineering degree with min 5+ years experience managing complex engineering projects with diverse teams.Skilled in developing and managing detailed project schedules with input from all stakeholders. Able to perform schedule analysis as necessary (critical path analysis, what-if scenarios, etc.)Ability to responsibly manage a budget and make sensible financial decisions relative to the respective projectFamiliar with performing risk assessments and analysis to make project decisions based on limited informationFamiliar with phase-gate design process and key design reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, MRR) for new product developmentsAbility to quickly pull together manhour, cost and schedule estimatesAbility to prepare and implement detailed project execution plans, including, but not limited to, scope definition, schedule, budget, communication, and procurement strategiesAbility to coordinate and conduct effective meetings and follow up with detailed minutes of meeting, action item list, as well as provide detailed reports to internal and external stakeholders as necessaryAbility to assist in solving complex engineering problems and making key technical decisions to drive the project forwardExcellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, including MS ProjectAbility to develop professional relationships with stakeholders as well as manage difficult personalities and resolve conflicts quicklyExcellent leadership and coordination skills. Able to lead, develop, motivate and supervise IPT members. Must be able to make the hard decisions and be accountable for those decisions.Ability to work on many challenges simultaneously and resolve quicklyAbility to manage projects effectively with limited supervisionAbility to smoothly pivot and reforecast when things dont go according to planExtremely motivated to deliver on time, on budget, or better. Self-driven to continuously improve.Good understanding of change management and avoidance of scope creepExcellent organization skills and attention to detailEffective written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders. Must be able to communicate with confidence and quality.Familiarity with manufacturing documentation (Bill of Materials, Assembly Drawings and Instructions, Production Travelers, etc.)Nice to have:Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate a plus.Experience with military and airborne projects a plusFamiliarity with Agile PLM software and SAP a plusFamiliarity with printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) developmentFamiliarity in a production environmentFamiliarity in RF and electronic systemFamiliarity in Software developmentPhysical requirements:While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required typing and other MS applicationsMust be able to lift up to 10 poundsMust be able to sit for an extended period of timeThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations made by to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.We offer a fantastic benefits package which includes:Medical, Dental, Vision401(K) with company contribution11 Paid HolidaysPaid VacationGym MembershipOngoing growth & development opportunities + access to continuing education through CourseraFinancial planning assistance through EmpowerLegal & Wellness Assistance through LifeCareWavestream is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. NO RECRUITERS PLEASE#LI-OnsiteResponsibilities:Assist Program Managers in coordinating projects and schedule project resources ensuring all project resources are efficiently utilized on the project based on scheduling and time reporting systems.Oversee product development from concept through transfer to production including managing product design costs, scope, schedule and quality issues, reporting and documentation.Provides team leadership on individual projects.Assist in solving technical problems and make key decisions involving highly complex, digital, analog, and RF electronic components and systems.Maintains effective communication and working relationships with internal and external customersPrepares and presents oral and/or written technical reports and project presentationsOrganizes and conducts project team meetingsby Jobble

Keywords: Gilat, Los Angeles , Project Engineer, Engineering , San Dimas, California

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