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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Project Manager II (669162) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Project Manager II (669162)

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NM - Albuquerque

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Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit http://www.ball.com/aerospace, Facebook or Twitter.

Ball Aerospace's Albuquerque office, located near Kirtland Air Force Base NM, is a key provider of quick response technology assessments to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, US Air Force, and the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles directorate. Our multi-discipline staff provides a broad range of engineering and technical services, including technology demonstrations and assessments, laboratory and field experiments, and integrated research and analyses. We are seeking additional qualified engineers and analysts to join our technology assessment oriented organization.


Project Manager II

What you’ll do:

  • Establish a Configuration Management Plan (CMP) and work with project team to ensure CMP is being followed

  • Plan, execute, monitor, control, document, and communicate all aspects of projects: schedule, scope, technical performance, and resource use.

  • Work with management to plan, coordinate, monitor, and control the project team.

  • Develop, manage, document, and communicate project schedules.

  • Prepare and communicate status reports.

  • Evaluate and resolve project issues to meet defined goals and objectives.

  • Plan, monitor, document, and execute mitigation plans for project risk.

  • Participate in design reviews

  • Perform part obsolescence analysis

  • Develop, use, and maintain tools to monitor project progress.

  • Recommend changes and enhancements to project operations.

  • Manage project stakeholder expectations.

  • Plan, monitor, and control project scope.

  • Plan and conducts regular project meetings.

  • Plan and execute all project closing activities: contract closure, compilation of lessons learned, and archiving of business artifacts.

  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.

  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What you’ll need:

  • BS/BA in a related field plus 6 or more years related experience.

  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

  • Engineering or management experience in a highly structured engineering environment.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment.

  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Security Clearance:

Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access to classified/sensitive material. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant will be required to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. *US Citizenship is Required. By applying to this position you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire, if one is required, to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position.


Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:


Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.