DEW Engineering and Development is a multi-divisional technology company that designs and manufactures innovative products for global clients.  DEW provides a wide range of services and products to our military and commercial customers including:  design, test and evaluation; prototyping and development; and manufacturing.  DEW offers opportunities for growth, an attractive salary, a comprehensive benefit package and an environment that promotes personal and professional success.  We currently have an opening for the following position:

The Junior Project Manager reports directly to the Senior Program Manager

Job Purpose:

To ensure delivery of a small project to the customer or to assist a more senior PM in the delivery of a larger, more complex project.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following

Project Planning and Management:

  • Overall responsibility for assigned projects.
  • Manage or Assist in the management of a variety of moderate value customized projects under the supervision of Senior/Intermediate Project Managers (PM) or Program Director.
  • Review all contractual documents, including drawings and specifications before project commencement.
  • Develop customer order in visual manufacturing to reflect the purchase order, invoicing structure and estimated project costs.
  • Create, implement and administer project schedules and timelines and ensure schedules are adhered to.
  • Coordinate production resources by issuing work orders through Visual Manufacturing.
  • Monitor progress of work orders.
  • Coordinate design efforts and provide input to design team as required.
  • Investigate and resolve and contractual disputes, production problems or project errors efficiently and professionally with guidance from Senior/Intermediate PM or Director.
  • Ensure QA inspections are complete and all governing regulations are adhered to.
  • Create and maintain strong customer relations through regular contact and visits.
  • Initiate delivery of projects through shipping and receiving departments.
  • Coordinate installations as required.
  • Ensure projects are completed in accordance to contract deadlines.
  • Responsible for project closure, including client follow-up.
  • Coordinate and liaise with subcontractors, vendors and consultants as required.
  • Determine disposition of non-conforming product

Financial Management:

  • Prepare monthly (on going) project financial updates.
  • Prepare an accurate project budget and ensure project stays within budget.
  • Exercise sound financial management by minimizing financial risk, controlling costs and maintaining quality project and budget documentation.
  • Create bill of materials and submit purchase requests to purchasing team, follow-up as required.
  • Initiate invoicing with accounting department.
  • Prepare budget analysis, revenue reports and project summary upon project completion.

Communication:

  • Ensure team is updated on all projects.
  • Document all project activities and present to the Senior PM and Director as required. Conduct New Project Introductions (NPI) and presentations as necessary.

Contribution to Company Growth:

  • Complete preparation of proposals and bids for small and medium sized projects.
  • Assist Corporate Development (CD) with the preparation of proposals and bids as required.
  • Initiate new business opportunities.
  • Ensure incoming bid requests are documented by the Administrative Assistant.
  • Coordinate the preparation of non-disclosure agreements as required and ensure proper processing.

Other:

  • Travel as required.
  • Adhere to all environmental, health and safety regulations and follow the environmental and quality management systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience:

  • Some Project Management experience
  • Experience using enterprise software, with preference for Visual Manufacturing.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

Education/ Professional Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent.

Skills:

  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and scheduling abilities.
  • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent decision-making abilities.
  • Creative.
  • Able to maintain strong client relations.
  • Able to work with a variety of people.
  • Excellent MS Excel skills

If your background is a match and you are interested in pursuing this challenging career opportunity, please forward your resume in confidence with "Junior Project Manager" in the subject line to "dewottawacareer@dewengineering.com"

dewottawacareer@dewengineering.com  

While we thank all those who apply, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

DEW is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

DEW strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, DEW will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources.