Leads a portfolio of PPMs in all aspects of product delivery to include, but not limited to, engineering coordination, hardware delivery from suppliers, manufacturing and assembly oversight, quotations and scheduling. Manages PPMs that interact with the Project Management team, Engineering, Delivery, Operations, Manufacturing, Quality and Customer Support to deliver the necessary hardware to the customer.Main Tasks
Participates in the quotations process for the assigned customers to develop sourcing plans, project execution plans, schedules, clean start initiatives, costing with the Costing estimator/analyst
Ensures that the PPM coordinates and communicates product delivery and cost requirements to the key support functions to meet scheduled shipments in a quality and cost effective manner.
Acts as the contact (internal and external) for the applicable portfolio product group within the project team to resolve project conflicts.
Helps PPMs consolidate and analyze information from Project Engineering, Sourcing, scheduling and the Manufacturing Team Leaders to develop the overall project plan in order to proactively identify issues, mitigation plans and resolve them to maintain product delivery in a timely manner.
Helps PPMs find the best solutions that provide the most flexibility as required due to frequent changes in customer requirements.
Prepares reports for the Project and Proposal Manager including Client Reports such as summary EAC’s and schedule updates, status of deliverables, and potential cost/schedule variances caused by prevailing economic environment and/or client scope changes.
Analyzes the project schedule, monitors progress and highlights potential cost/schedule variances. Recommends Corrective Action Plans for the PPMs.
Analyzes the project budgets, monitors progress and highlights potential cost variances. Independently provides options to PPMs to correct negative variances.
Trains, coaches, mentors and reviews the work of assigned PPMs.
Assists with the development of Engineering and Project Management Resource Plans.