Cygnus Manufacturing Company (CMC)  
is a precision manufacturer of products and components for non-invasive medical devices,
transportation, scientific instrumentation, energy, aerospace and defense applications.
We offer an extensive benefit package, 401K, flexible schedule and competitive wages.



This position oversees the total management of designated projects; from cost estimating coordination, acceptance and set up of the project, to the management of the overall delivery of a project.  Serves as main internal contact, presents project status to identified stakeholders, coordinates the project change process, manages internal and external expectations, escalates issues as appropriate, and identifies opportunities for process improvements and lessons learned upon completion.  Escalates issues that impact timing or budget to management.  Overall responsibility for achieving individual project metrics that contribute to company key performance indicators and customer satisfaction.  Reports to the VP of Sales & Marketing.

Essential Functions:
  • Prepare work to be estimated by identifying labor, material & time requirements by gathering and studying proposals, blueprints, specifications and related documents and distributing to the various internal process experts;
  • Ability to understand scope of work to bid;
  • Drive & aid in the development of project estimates by reviewing/processing customer purchase orders and contracts;
  • Process/review customer purchase orders and contracts;
  • Analyze job order cost variance reports for repeat quotes & orders;
  • Prepare and/or update routings & bill of materials (BOM) as needed;
  • Schedule and manage Product Realization Process assuring accurate and thorough input by internal stakeholders;
  • Work closely with senior management to ensure scope & direction is on schedule, as well as other departments for support;
  • Ensure production schedule is coordinated with procurement team/outside vendors to maintain accurate project deadlines;
  • Responsible & accountable for project completion ensuring timelines, deliverables and quality standards are met while cognizant of delivery dates & inventory levels for fulfillment;
  • Build strong alliances across all functions and is a strategic liaison to carry out and fulfill projects within required timelines;
  • Resolves project issues and ensures timely follow-up on all customer concerns;
  • Lead APQP (advanced product quality planning efforts (FMEA, Measurement Systems Analysis, SPC a& PPAP) for new projects in conjunction with Quality Control, Document Control and Quality Assurance areas;
  • Participate in calls and attends customer meetings when required
  • Create and execute project work plans and revisions as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements;
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope;
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client;
  • Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards including project documents are complete, current & stored appropriately;
  • Minimizes the company’s exposure and risk on projects by maintaining project documentation, customer communications and understanding the valid requirements;
  • Compiles and maintains control records and related files to release blueprints, drawings, and engineering documents to manufacturing and other operating departments;
  • Examines documents, such as blueprints, drawings, change orders, and specifications to verify completeness and accuracy of data;
  • Overall support of Sales & Customer Service efforts as required;
  • Confers with document originators or engineering liaison personnel to resolve discrepancies and compiles required changes to documents;
  • Coordinates posts/changes to computerized or manual control records, releases documents, and notifies affected departments. Maintains related files;
  • Adhere to Employee’s responsibilities outlined in Cygnus’ Health & Safety Policy.

Additional Skills & Responsibilities:
  • 5 years of Project Management in a manufacturing environment required;
  • Machining and contract manufacturing experience required;
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent years of experience) required, Engineering preferred;
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification a plus;
  • Experience with quality system documentation practices;
  • Knowledge of ISO, AS9100 and FDA concepts and guidelines;
  • Strong communication, prioritization, analytical problem-solving and organizational skills;
  • Possess excellent written and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work on complex assignments in collaboration with various department system owners;
  • Adaptable and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid changes;
  • Presents a polished, professional manner and is eager to learn and be challenged;
  • Proficient use of MS Office suite (including MS Project);
  • Results and success oriented, conveying a sense of urgency and driving issues to closure;
  • Must be capable or working independently under minimal supervision and with others in a positive and collaborative manner;
  • Previous experience with Pro Engineering or Autodesk Inventor software a plus;
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing shop environment (including hot, cold and/or noisy areas);
  • Frequent hand to finger, handle, feel objects & tools, walking, sitting, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, talking and hearing;
  • Physically submit to periodic drug tests (employment is contingent upon favorable results).

      Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Protected Veterans

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This is a full time position

Note to recruiters and employments agencies: We will not pay for unsolicited resumes from recruiters and employment agencies unless we have a signed agreement and have required assistance, in writing, for a specific opening.

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