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Project Manager in Summerville at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

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Job Description

The Opportunity | Project Manager 

This position will be located in Summerville, South Carolina, but will require several months of training in the Wellsville, NY facility prior to opening of the new factory in the fall of 2019. 

  • Ensure projects meet delivery and financial requirement

  • Participates in the order capture process by providing proposals and master schedule input

  • Facilitates numerous meetings with clients and company personnel during the order execution process

  • Monitor and maintain the master project schedule, initiating and facilitating corrective action to maintain delivery and cost objectives

  • Act as company focal point for all communications, questions and issues requiring action on assigned projects

  • Work with and monitor other company functions in a matrix reporting relationship to ensure compliance with all client and company requirements

  • Participates in project review and shipment meetings with company management

  • Elevate barriers to successful project execution as necessary

  • Operates with a high level of expertise to plan, facilitate and coordinate the order execution process for engineering studies Revamp projects, and/or production of new equipment, to ensure that client orders are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and budget parameters

  • Must possess negotiation skills and commercial experience for management of contract scope changes directly with client

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must possess influence skills to deal effectively with D-R matrix reporting structure 


  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent four-year engineering or business degree)

  • Must possess comprehensive knowledge of project management concepts, practices and procedures, and schedule management tools (i.e. MS Project or equivalent)

  • Proficient in application of computerized systems, including standard business applications (i.e. MS Word and Excel required, MS Access beneficial) 

  • Experience in steam turbines or compressors would be an asset

  • Knowledge of defense or government standards including FARS/DFARS would be an asset

  • Experience with Oracle system is an asset


5% - 15% per year dependent upon projects assigned 

  • Must be a sole US citizen and able to obtain and maintain DOD security clearance 

This position may require exposure to information, which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

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.


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