The Senior Project Manager is responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget. Project managers plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed the entire way. Projects may include facility upgrades, new product introduction, product modification, outside contracts or continuous improvement projects of a technical nature. Responsibilities: - Directs the planning and allocating resources, preparing budgets, monitoring progress, and keeping stakeholders informed throughout the project lifecycle. - Lead the initiation and planning of a project and ensure technical feasibility. - Ensure resource availability and allocation. - Develop a detailed plan to monitor and track the progress of the project. - Coordinate with internal and external parties for the flawless execution of projects. - Manage relationships between clients and stakeholders. - Measure project performance using appropriate project management tools. - Perform risk management analysis to reduce project risks. - Report and escalate to upper management as and when needed. - Create and maintain a comprehensive project documentation. - Manages approved project timelines. - Reviews, evaluates and approves contracts for work to be performed by consultants and outside contractors; monitors budgets, approves plans and designs and resolves problems as they arise. - Produces periodic project status reports comparing actual to forecasted timeline. - Acts as a liaison with internal and external customers, assuring satisfaction with progress and quality. - Participates in projects as a team member and/or team project leader. - Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions. - Carries out special duties as assigned. Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field. - Engineering background an asset. - 8-10 years of project management and related experience with project management in a manufacturing or aerospace environment. - Project Management qualification (PMP), Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or equivalent experience as a project manager. - Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices - Strong planning, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, decision making, oral and written communication skills. - Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline - Strong project management skills. - Proven ability to solve problems creatively. - Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle. - Excellent analytical skills. - Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful. - Strong troubleshooting and conflict resolution skills. - Working knowledge of PC's in the current company operating system environment. - Thorough knowledge of company instruction, company process and quality manuals. - Ability to travel as required (20 to 25%).