Aerospace Project Manager

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


USA - Fort Wayne, IN


Sista ansökningsdag 2023-04-02 Plats: USA - Fort Wayne, IN

Summary of the Role: 

The Project Manager will support the Aerospace Airframe segment by managing customer projects and completing technical requirements from start to finish. The Project Manager (PM) role is necessary to support TSS target growth segment of aerospace, specifically within airframe customers and applications where projects have a significant degree of requirements. The job requires project management and design experience with preferred background in elastomers or composites, ability to manage and lead project teams both directly and indirectly, effectively communicate commercial and technical concepts with customers, work independently at times and meet established deadlines.  In addition, the appropriate candidate must be able to self-manage project tasks and deliverables, be familiar with risk mitigation and able to travel to support projects. The PM role will manage and coordinate customer projects, ensuring progress action of all tasks as well as completing technical requirements to ensure project schedule commitments are met.

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

This role will be responsible for several activities.  These activities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage projects by following TSS AHA Airframe Project Management Process and AS9100 requirements
  • Development, coordinate and/or manage customer requests (RFI, RFQ, Q&A) including creation of quotations or proposals
  • Risk mitigation using various project management tools and internally developed tools
  • Understanding of customer requirements, applications, products, manufacturing process complete feasibility review
  • Develop and manage project schedules using Microsoft Office Project
  • Interpret or develop technical requirements or solutions as needed
  • Design and validate airframe seal solutions
  • Coordinate technical and commercial reviews as needed to ensure project success
  • Ensure commitments to all project deliverables are completed and on time
  • Ensure quality and delivery requirements are captured, communicated and completed
  • Develop, coordinate and/or manage awarded projects (scheduling, risk planning, task management, testing, qualification, Q&A)
  • Support factories as needed to fulfill project deliverables
  • Facilitate regular meetings (including kick-off meeting) with project stake holders to maintain communication, project status
  • Regularly update project tracking and project status documents
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at any one time
  • Work with cross functional groups to deliver to project commitments

Education and Experience: 

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a corporate engineering setting required
  • Bachelors degree required, engineering or other relevant technical degree strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge and proven experience using AutoCAD, Solidworks or other 3D software strongly preferred.
  • Project management experience, PMP, CAPM, PgMP or equivalent certification preferred
  • Design experience, preferably with elastomer or composite parts preferred
  • Aerospace industry experience preferred.


  • CATIA proficiency or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Technical and commercial communication skills
  • Understanding of elastomer and/or composite material behavior and manufacturing processes (airframe specific knowledge preferred)


  • Up to 25%

This position requires the use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee or Refugee.


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Last Application Date: 04/01/2023



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