Trident Maritime Systems-Heavy Equipment Group

Defense Aftermarket Project Manager Job at Trident Maritime Systems-Heavy Equipment Group in Kingsford, MI


Defense Aftermarket Project Manager
Job Location(s):
Kingsford, MI
Start Date:
2 weeks
Employment Term:
Employment Type:
Full Time
Hours per Week:
Work Hours (i.e. shift):
Starting Salary Range:
Not Provided
Required Education:
Required Experience:
2 to 20+ years
Required Security Clearance:
Related Categories:
Defense/Military/Intelligence Analysis, Project Management

Position Description

Do you love the outdoors? Located in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Job includes opportunities to immerse yourself in the breath-taking natural beauty of the outdoors, with picturesque landscapes, tranquil lakes and scenic trails right at your door step. Enjoy work-life balance in a serene environment that fosters a deep connection with nature and offers abundant recreational activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Whether you’re just starting or looking to further your career. Come apply with us at Trident Maritime Systems – Heavy Equipment Group. We offer 3-, 4- and 5-day work weeks.

Join us where you can work and play!

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • 401K contribution
  • Long Term & Short Term Disability, Basic Life at no cost to the employee
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurances
  • Paid Holidays
  • Fitness company contribution
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Company Events
  • Excellent PTO policy

JOB TITLE:   Defense Aftermarket Project Manager         

PLANT/DEPARTMENT:                                                      DIRECTED BY:   
Defense Aftermarket                                                              Director of Defense Parts & Service

IMPORTANT WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:   External Customers, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Subcontract Management, Accounting, Program Management, Engineering

DIRECTS:  No direct reports

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:  Manage the scheduling, cost, technical performance, and customer
interface of Defense Aftermarket parts orders through effective communication and direction of internal functional departments.

  1. Maximize sales in Defense Aftermarket while maintaining margin targets
  2. Accurately & quickly respond to Requests for Quotation (RFQs) for aftermarket parts orders
  3. Review incoming orders to ensure the contract requirements match what was quoted
  4. Coordinate with Contracts Administrator to review contract requirements and necessary flow downs before accepting orders
  5. Communicate quality, schedule, and budget requirements to internal departments (Purchasing, Manufacturing, etc.) and ensure a successful plan is in place to deliver on time and at or under budget
  6. Monitor and manage quality, schedule, and cost performance of orders, implementing recovery plans & solutions as needed.
  7. Provide professional and timely customer service regarding order updates, contract modifications and problem resolution.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including negotiation and problem resolution skills
  • Excellent customer service telephone skills, especially in providing prompt answers to customer inquiries
  • Knowledge of defense contracting adequate to understand and communicate requirements
  • Basic ability to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Planning and project management skills to effectively develop and communicate a plan for successful order delivery meeting all requirements
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word, and ability to learn ERP system.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • None

Equal Opportunity Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities/Affirmative Action Employer.
We comply with Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division.


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