Project Manager in Arlington Heights at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 5/18/2022

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Join the WRIGHT Team!

Curtiss-Wright Industrial Division, which includes the legacy brands of Arens Controls, Penny & Giles, PG Drives Technology and Williams Controls, is an excellent supplier in providing components and sub-systems which enable customer specific solutions for on- and off-highway vehicles. These include medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses and motor coaches, construction and agricultural vehicles, materials handling, and other specialty vehicles, as well as sophisticated wheelchairs and scooters for medical mobility.

Arens Controls products comprise state-of-the-art drivetrain components, such as 'by-wire' and mechanical transmission shifters, as well as electronic control systems for the Hybrid Electronic Vehicle (HEV) market.

The products are the legacy of the Arens Controls company founded in 1939 and acquired by Curtiss-Wright in 2013.

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Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Senior Project Manager -- Power Electronics

As Senior Project Manager - Power Electronics you will work with the high voltage power electronics team. You will be responsible for the performance of mid-sized projects or a definable portion of a larger program in accordance with contract requirements and company policies, procedures and guidelines.

Location: Arlington, Heights. IL

Your Challenge:

  • Defines, launches, and drives mission-critical strategic and operational initiatives in core projects. Resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways.
  • Creates a method of change management including ownership of a documentation library, communication plans, process training, etc.
  • Responsible for complex project management tasks and development of standards and processes for scheduling, administration, and accounting.
  • Responsible for acquiring follow-on business associated with assigned programs and for supporting new business development by leading proposals.

Your Expertise:

  • 7+ years of experience in a project management environment, preferably in automotive or industrial markets
  • Knowledge of vehicle powertrain systems, in particular high voltage battery electric vehicles
  • Knowledge or experience of systems engineering preferred especially with hybrid or electric vehicle systems
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills

This position may require exposure to export-controlled information and subject to additional security screening. In the event information provided during the security screening reveals ineligibility to access export-controlled information, any offer of employment may be reconsidered or withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.