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Project Manager

MDS is a fast-growing Aerospace Engineering firm currently servicing some of the world’s leading companies in more than 15 countries worldwide including Rolls-Royce, Siemens, General Electric and Pratt & Whitney. MDS not only provides custom built test facilities and test systems for aviation, industrial, and marine gas turbine engines, we also provide world class service to back it up.

As MDS continues to grow, so does our team! If you are the type of person who gets satisfaction from helping clients realize their solution and seeing a project come together before your eyes, we are looking for you. MDS is looking for a Project Manager who would oversee and drive forward our 20+ global projects ranging from 1 million to 100 million dollars in value. In a nutshell, this person will assume authority for ensuring that MDS delivers projects on time and on budget. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 7 years hands on experience coupled with a strong engineering background having experienced a variety of fields including mechanical structures, fluids, oil, fuel and controls.

General Responsibilities

  • Manage multi-disciplinary projects from planning stage, through execution and final product delivery, in adherence to project specific contractual terms and conditions;
  • Generate, monitor and control detailed project schedules and budgets;
  • Prepare, monitor, update and control Risk Assessments;
  • Review and approve subcontractor bid packages;
  • Preparation of project change orders estimates;
  • Ongoing communication with all stake holders; and,
  • Monitor and report on project deliverables.

Education & Qualifications

  • University degree in engineering, construction or mechanical technology or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in coordinating and managing projects involving multiple disciplines;

Skills & Experience

  • Experience in negotiation, interpretation and administration of contracts;
  • Experience with export projects;
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical and control systems, building construction, and/or steel fabrication;
  • Advanced level use in MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word;
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural, mechanical, and electrical drawings;
  • Ability to multitask and achieve fixed deadlines;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; and,
  • Willing and able to travel internationally as required.
  • Experience in the gas turbine testing industry is an asset; and,
  • Second language is an asset.

Why Join MDS?

There are many reasons to consider working with the MDS team:

  • Canada’s Best Managed (Gold Standard)
  • Competitive wages
  • Employee Bonus Program
  • Health Benefits
  • International travel
  • Impact on Aerospace Industry
  • Solid reputation
  • Diverse workforce
  • Positive work environment
  • Pension Plan
  • Company Events – Holiday Party, Golf Tournament, Town Hall Meetings, and Executive-Led Breakfast Club
  • Community Events – Dragon Boat Festival, HOPE Volleyball, Soccer and Hockey Tournaments, and other fundraising activities

Corporate Values

At MDS our values drive our actions and behaviors to foster the most positive and productive environment for our Employees, Customers, and Partners. Candidates must demonstrate a proven ability to demonstrate the following MDS values: Communication, Passion, Accountability, Teamwork, Care and Respect.

Candidates who consider themselves a team player are invited to submit their resume in confidence to recruiting@mdsaero.com.

MDS is an equal opportunity employer. MDS does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, mental or physical disability, religion, sex or national origin or ethnic origin.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates who meet or exceed our requirements, are legally eligible to work in Canada and do not require sponsorship will be contacted.

Please visit our web site https://mdsaero.com to view all open positions.

Telephone calls not accepted from candidates or agencies.

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