Satellite Build Manager (Production/Manufacturing)
- Establish the end-to-end satellite development process, including procurement, production, AIT, and delivery.
- Develop and maintain the overall build and release strategy, ensuring alignment with project objectives and organizational goals.
- Manage the build and release team, providing guidance, support, and direction to ensure effective collaboration and efficient execution of tasks.
- Work closely with R&D product teams, stakeholders, and other organizational units to ensure smooth integration of subsystems and successful completion of the satellite development process.
- Collaborate with the Project Manager to establish project plans, schedules, and budgets, and monitor progress to ensure timely and cost-effective completion of the project.
- Develop and implement risk management strategies and contingency plans to address potential issues and challenges during the satellite development process.
- Develop and maintain version control systems and change management procedures to facilitate operations, debug, and overall knowledge of satellites throughout their lifetime
- Ensure adherence to industry standards, quality requirements, and regulatory compliance throughout the project.
- Provide regular status updates and reports to senior management and stakeholders, highlighting progress, risks, and issues, and proposing mitigation strategies as needed.
- Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the build and release team, identifying areas for optimization and implementing best practices to enhance the overall satellite development process.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Management, or a related field.
- Extensive experience in production, manufacturing, systems engineering, or related field.
- Proven leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate, guide, and mentor team members.
- Strong knowledge of manufacturing and production processes, including procurement, production, assembly, integration, and testing.
- Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills, with the ability to identify and address risks and issues proactively.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders.
- Skilled in the use of version control systems like Git, SVN and PDM
- Proficiency in project management methodologies and tools, such as PMP, PRINCE2, or Agile.
- Familiarity with industry standards, quality requirements, and regulatory compliance in satellite development.
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