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Project Manager / Coordinator – Aviation Flight Displays Job at Garmin International, Inc. – 3.7 in St. Louis, MO

We are seeking a full-time Project Manager / Coordinator for our office in the greater St. Louis area. In this role, you will be responsible for providing project coordination for complex projects between project team and other departments in the development of Garmin Aviation products.

Essential Functions

Applies project management/coordination skills on complex projects or tasks, including understanding and communicating milestones, timelines, and project decisions

Provisions the timely and accurate documentation of clear project scope [i.e. detailed assumptions, requirements (internal, external, regulatory), objectives/targets, validation needs, resource estimates, costs, and timing]

Leads effective and efficient team meetings, ensures team members/stakeholders are appropriately informed, and communicates project tradeoffs and decisions to ensure forward moving progress of the project

Supports creation and maintenance of complex timelines and milestone tracking

Applies project metrics and risk management principles to identify and assist in mitigatione potential schedule impacting items

Drives the overall progress of assigned projects towards completion, using good judgment in determining when to escalate issues to management

May perform as a project leader on small to mid-size projects

Builds and leverages understanding of product domain to support concept/new feature development efforts

Develops good relationships between the development team(s), other Garmin teams/departments and external entities (e.g. customers, suppliers, etc) and identifies/resolves possible conflicts

Creates processes and releases GPNs, BOMs and ECOs within established processes

Collaborates and participates in design reviews by providing input, feedback, and process improvement suggestions

Provides reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques including support of root cause and corrective actions for given problems

Demonstrates full use of accepted standards, procedures, tools and requirements as they relate to project management and product segment

Develops and maintains a detailed project budget, product costs, staffing plan, and change request register

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline AND a minimum of 2 years relevant experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience

Excellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)

Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Demonstrated proficiency using and applying engineering and project management tools (i.e. JIRA or similar)

Demonstrated understanding of production and operations issues as they relate to engineering project management

Must be positive, detail oriented, organized, team oriented and a driven problem solver, multi-tasker, and self-starter with the ability to prioritize and lead projects in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment

Ability to deal with confidential company matters

Proficient computer skills in MS Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint)

Desired Qualifications

Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5 as a general rule)

Relevant knowledge, experience and/or training in avionics systems, software engineering, and/or aviation. Especially the Garmin Integrated Flight Deck or other aviation display systems.

Proficiency with Atlassian software project management tool suite (Jira, Structure, Confluence, etc)

Experience/interest in basic software or scripting languages (C, python, etc)

Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.

About the Company

Company: Garmin International, Inc. – 3.7

Company Location:  St. Louis, MO

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