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Engineering Project/Program Manager


This is an in-office position for hire at Inspired Flight’s HQ in San Luis Obispo, CA or Boulder, CO.  

Job Description

Inspired Flight Technologies is looking to expand its Engineering team with the addition of an Engineering Program/Project Manager. In this role, you will work closely with the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to develop project plans, statements of work, and communicate project performance. While the lead engineers have overall responsibility for the technical aspects of projects, you will be responsible for program and project management from the planning stage to final deliverables. In this role, you will also maintain communication with various stakeholders to ensure clear communication of milestones.

This role will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer within the Engineering department. This is a prime opportunity for a highly motivated and creative professional that thrives in a startup environment and is looking for career development and advancement.

Typical responsibilities:
  • Understand Engineering priorities & project deliverables
  • Develop and manage project schedules and budgets
  • Drive, manage, monitor, and report project performance & results
  • Communicate and coordinate cross-functional teams (engineering, manufacturing, product development)
  • Develop program processes and make recommendations for improvement
  • Technical document review (Project Scope, Product Manuals and Associated Documents)
  • Assemble data for project reporting activities
  • Identify and escalate program issues in a timely manner to the appropriate level of management
  • Provide general administration and leadership for projects
  • Maintain all project records and monitor correspondence
You’ll excel in this role if you:
  • Have formal project management training
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Well versed in ClickUp or other task management software
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
Education/Experience Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or equivalent discipline is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in any combination of the following areas: program management, project management, engineering, operations, procurement and/or supplier management
Salary & Benefits Offered
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off 
  • World Class Health, Dental, Vision Insurance Plan
  • 401k w/ 6% company match
  • Equity Stock Options
  • Quarterly Team Bonus Plan
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Equal Opportunity Employer 

Inspired Flight is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer that seeks to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neurodiversity, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.  

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. 

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