Position Details

Position Id : 376716
Status : Closed
Location : Saint Charles, Missouri
Duration : 12+ months
Pay Rate : Up to 87.00/Hour
Employment Type : Contract
Work Shift : Shift-2

Position Description

**Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance Post Start.**

Position is 2nd Shift

Our client is seeking a Senior Project Engineer to join the Precision Engagement Systems (PES) team located in Saint Charles, MO.
As a part of the Space, Intelligence and Weapon Systems (SIWS) organization, Precision Engagement Systems (PES) is a dynamic and growing team with leadership that is focused on attracting and developing top talent in support of critical missions on Direct Attack (DA) and Cruise Missiles Systems (CMS) programs. Connected to our customers' missions, we deliver unique capability through our exceptional talent. The programs we support in Saint Charles, MO include Direct Attack weapons (JDAM, SDB, MOP, HAAWC and associated derivatives) and Cruise Missiles (SLAM ER, Harpoon and development weapons) utilized on various military aircraft, some ground-based platforms, and other future contract awards.

Position Responsibilities Include:
Work with our internal and external customers to identify requirements and build plans to support their needs
Track progress to cost, schedule, and technical performance using Company Program Management Best Practices (PMBP) and Earned Value Management (EVM)
Support the development of customer proposals, including development of competitive pricing and delivery dates
Engage regularly with supply chain leadership to monitor supplier quality and performance
Resolve technical issues through coordination with engineering and the Chief Engineer
Manage deliverables by defining plans for risk mitigation, issues, and opportunities; and, monitoring baseline plans to assess project performance, productivity, and lessons learned
Brief customers and leadership on program status; risks, issues, and opportunities; and help needed
Standardize, develop, and document processes

Additional Support: This job can encompass a variety of tasking including support for Correction Action Requests (CARs) received by the program; export authority support; and lean/process improvements
Domestic and/or international travel as required to support program execution
This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite in Saint Charles, MO.


Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
5+ years of experience in an engineering role
5+ years leading or managing multi-disciplinary engineering projects teams

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Project Management Professional Certification
Experience with proposal development and contracting negotiations
Experience with Export Compliance or International programs
Experience developing and tracking program plans/schedules and budgets for technical projects
5+ years of project management experience in an engineering environment
5+ years of experience in engineering project planning or project management
5+ years of experience supporting weapons systems
5+ years of experience working directly with government customers
5+ years of experience collaborating across functions and organizations
10+ years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard

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