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Tooling Project Manager

Company: Airtech International Inc
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Airtech is a family-owned company founded in 1973. We are the market leader in materials used in the manufacture of high-performance composite parts. Our products are used by the aerospace, automotive, marine, green energy, and recreational sports industries to create cutting edge lighter, stronger, and greener components. Working for Airtech means being part of a global family that believes in long term employment and promoting from within, along with personal and professional development. We put safety first to ensure we can all go home to our families after producing the best quality product in the most efficient way possible. Airtech offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical/dental/vision benefits, paid vacation and holidays, and a company funded retirement plan.JOB SUMMARY:The Additive Manufacturing Project Manager will act as the departments main communication hub internally and externally guiding all projects from beginning to successful completion. We are seeking a hands-on technical expert who can act as the liaison with customers determining customers expectations and requirements and ensuring each project meets or exceeds expectations of safety, quality, and timeliness. You will drive our multi-disciplinary team to produce industry-leading tooling solutions by utilizing large scale polymer composite additive manufacturing (3D Printing).ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Hands-on Project Management of all production and development work for the US based Additive Manufacturing team
  • In conjunction with the Sales and Quotation staff, act as the lead customer contact from quotation to delivery of the completed project by communicating and maintaining project schedule with the customer/client
    • Identify, negotiate, and document project scope of work or requirements
    • Estimate budgets in terms of labor hours, materials and outside procured services
    • Budget and track project internal/external costs and resources
    • Initiate and negotiate NDAs, customer terms or contracts as required
    • Build and maintain project schedules and their resources using Microsoft Project and/or other approved tools
    • Create purchase orders and/or vendor statements of work, and/or vendor requirements to ensure procured products and services meet all requirements to achieve program goals
    • Create and maintain project bill of materials.
    • Ensure each project design, printing, machining, finishing, assembly, inspection, and planning functions are completed properly and on time
    • Lead daily/weekly meetings with Airtech production to drive on-time project completion
    • Coordinate tasks with Quality, Technical and Shipping Departments as needed
    • Brief Director of Additive Manufacturing on Programs/Projects status weekly (or as required)
    • Identify and document best practices, lessons learned, and corrective actions to drive continuous improvement
    • Monitor and enforce compliance with AS9100/9100D requirements, processes, controls, and documentation
    • Assist in manufacturing or design tasks where required
    • Performs other tasks and duties as required by managementKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
      • Proficient with GD&T, blueprint reading, and model interpretation
      • Ability to author basic 3D CAD models and interrogate models for evaluation using Catia V5
      • Knowledge of the Metric System
      • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Detail oriented with good time management skills
      • Able to work overtime and weekends when necessaryEDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
        • BS degree in an engineering or materials science discipline; OR more than 10 years experience in manufacturing processes of advanced materials
        • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in composite tooling, prototype manufacturing, or polymer-based commercial additive manufacturingEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:Airtech International is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate based on an individuals race, religion, creed, color, sex (including gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, or sexual orientation), age, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. Our policy is to select, place, train, and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work performance and quality, attitude, and experience so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all our employees in compliance with applicable local, state, and federal laws. This policy applies to all phases of the employment process including recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or demotion, discipline, transfer, layoff, and termination. It also covers any type of employment action, including those relating to salary, benefits, training, travel, and participation in sponsored business and social events.

Keywords: Airtech International Inc, Nashville , Tooling Project Manager, Executive , Springfield, Tennessee

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