Manufacturing Technical Project Manager
Posted on 3/17/2023
Commonwealth Fusion Systems

51-200 employees

Nuclear Energy Company
Company Overview
Commonwealth's mission is to deploy fusion power plants to meet global decarbonization goals as fast as possible. The company is collaborating with MIT to leverage decades of research combined with new groundbreaking high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnet technology.
Devens, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering field is required
  • 8+ years' experience managing technical projects
  • Experience taking products from R&D into production
  • Project management experience working with internal customers and external vendors to deliver manufactured hardware within specified timelines and budgets
  • Experience using project/product management tools such as MS Project, JIRA, Confluence, etc
  • Experience with resource estimation and projection and capacity planning
  • Experience with development and implementation of production tools such as PFMEA, DMAIC, 8D problem solving, and data analysis methods
  • 10+ years' experience in leadership roles for new manufacturing production line launches
  • Experience with magnets, large/heavy assembly processes, thermos-mechanical assemblies, machining, welding, and/or VPI (vacuum pressure impregnation) is preferred
  • Experience with the application of Lean and/or Six Sigma methodologies
  • Demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, strategies, and methods
  • Experience mentoring, coaching, and developing rising talent in engineering disciplines
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and experience establishing guidelines in these areas for others
  • Strong sense of self-motivation and personal accountability regarding decision-making and supervising teams
  • Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality
  • Managerial experience applying analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • Flexible thinking, including the ability to pivot and try new approaches when faced with challenges
  • Proficiency using presentation software to explain complex information to non-technical management personnel and other stakeholders
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in various stages simultaneously
  • Ability to predict challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles
  • Perform activities such as stooping, typing, standing, or sitting for extended periods of time
  • Dedication to safety to mitigate hazards that may include heat, cold, noise, fumes, strong magnets, lead, high voltage, and cryogenics
  • Willingness to travel or work required nights/weekends/on-call occasionally
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