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Project Execution Lead (P804) - UTAP
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Longueuil or Mississauga
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Salaried L4M
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Organization Profile :
United Technologies Advanced Projects (UTAP) is at the heart of UTC’s technology organization, fostering a startup-like culture that is unafraid of failure and trying new things. We are comprised of project teams that are co-located with UTC’s engineering and business footprints. We run fast and deliver convincing product and service demonstrators that will disrupt UTC’s core businesses. UTAP projects bring together UTC’s world-leading expertise in engineering and manufacturing along with top external talent, with project teams located at UTC sites around the world.
General responsibilities of the position :
Project 804, our hybrid electric propulsion (HEP) project, needs you to provide Project Execution support, leadership, and guidance for P804, a Hybrid Electric Propulsion demonstrator. In this role, you will support the Project Director, ensure that ambitious project objectives are faithfully executed against an aggressive timeline, which requires working closely and collaboratively with multiple UTC business units and suppliers. You will ensure flowdown of project objectives and tasks to P804 Project Managers. You will drive project priorities and deadlines, including fastidious maintenance of metrics, tracking activities, and reviews. Devising and implementing strategies for improving team cohesiveness and communication will be essential to your and the team’s success. You will also serve as the main liaison between P804 and UTAP Central for project management methods and activities, ensuring all project milestones are tracked and completed accurately and on time.
Specific responsibilities of position :
• Work with our Project Managers, Chief Engineers, System Integration Lead, Test Execution Lead and various cross-site project engineers to keep the program execution pace required to reach objectives
• In conjunction with P804 Executive Leader, establish the vision, objectives and pace for the P804 project.
• Establish a seamless cross-functional culture within the P804 team.
• Anticipate roadblocks and liaise with P804 Leadership Team to resolve. This project will require a lot of focus on execution and execution trends and direction will be constantly re-adjusted.
• Stimulate and support Intellectual Property (IP) generation with the whole team. Ensure that external IP does not contaminate the project. In coordination with integration leads, ensure that current IP state-of-the-art is not in line with the project and develop workaround strategies with the team.
• Closely monitor schedule, budget, and program risk and provide timely updates to P804 leadership.
• Work with the Finance Lead and UTAP Central to appropriately control, govern, and report financials.
• Actively mentor your fellow employees and promote a cultural consistent with the UTAP brand.
Qualifications required :
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 10+ years of experience, OR
• History of success in multiple positions of increasing scope and responsibility, with a significant duration of experience and expertise spanning the full qualifications of this role
• PMP certification preferred
• JIRA experience a plus
• Superlative organizational and project management skills, especially within fast-paced, complex hardware project teams
• Strong overall understanding of aircraft systems
• Unique passion for talent development, inclusion, and people. Must be able to prioritize healthy group dynamics with humility and open-mindedness.
• Flexible: able to adapt to rapid change of direction
• Experience with certification of aircraft systems, sub-systems and components
• Familiarity with aerospace industry customer base
• Understanding of Intellectual Property critical importance and the potential challenges with contamination and leakage
• Willingness to travel between 2-3 main UTAP sites

Field of studies :
Aerospace Engineering, Engineering, Applied Sciences
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