Opportunities

Cardinal Scientific is a comprehensive engineering design and manufacturing company. Our innovative solutions take customer's vision from concept to completed hardware in compressed timelines. In order to better serve these needs we are searching for the following positions. If you can fill one of the following positions, or you think you could bring a set of new and unique skills to our team, we are happy to hear from you. Send your resume to lhancock@cardinalscientific.com

Project Manager

Description:

The Project Manager will manage projects from inception through production. Accountable for customer satisfaction by delivering projects on time and under budget. Provides direction to functional experts in activities tied to the projects. Manages projects and ensures conformance to applicable procedures. Influences outcomes by effective communication and leadership and positive energy.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Serves as the primary interface between assigned customers and Cardinal Scientific for the duration of the project.

  • Oversee the development of project timeline and resource requirements for the project.

  • Works closely with all functional areas (Manufacturing, Purchasing, Scheduling, Drafting, Quality, finance) in efforts to deliver customer requirements.

  • Submits timely updates to the customer on project updates. Maintains open action item list with the customer to achieve mutual accountability.

  • Engages Manufacturing Operations and Engineering to deliver robust production solutions within project timing, quality, and budget requirements.

  • Participates / leads proposal activity driving new business opportunities including presenting reviews to senior management in a timely manner as required.

  • Escalates issues and roadblocks that have a negative impact on the project to Management.

  • Coordinates the efforts of Engineering, drafting, and quality to achieve product conformance to customer specifications.

  • Ensures production tooling, fixtures, and auxiliary equipment, quality fixtures and gauges required to produce customer's product are available on time.

  • Participates in cross functional design reviews and manufacturability studies.


Qualifications:

  • Business Acumen

  • 3 years of Project Management Experience within a Manufacturing environment

  • Active Secret clearance or ability to obtain one

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Costing/Budget Management

  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

  • Proficiency with MS Office products

  • Ability to work multiple projects simultaneously/multi-task

  • Adaptability

  • Customer Driven
     

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience within manufacturing environment

  • Ability to read and interpret complex drawings

  • Familiarity with ISO9001/AS9003 processes and procedures

Assistant Project Manager

Description:

If you've got a talent for keeping your team members organized and on task, we may have the right opportunity for you as a project manager. We are looking for someone who can keep our most important projects running efficiently. You will do this by analyzing the budget, overseeing various steps of the project and working together with the company leaders. You will work closely with many different departments in our organization to ensure that the project runs on schedule. Your job begins with the project plan and continues through the various stages of its completion. Once the project has been completed, you will see the exciting impact that your contribution has on the organization.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Map out important goals and milestones for manufacturing projects.

  • Design a project blueprint for maximum efficiency by evaluating current capabilities with technology, finances, supplies and talent.

  • Create clear outcomes for each individual project with management in order to have a strong focus on company profitability and client satisfaction.

  • Oversee each step of the project timeline for best results, giving special attention to individual team member's talents and capabilities.

  • Analyze the financial and tangible resources for the project scope, maintaining enough flexibility to revise approaches if resources are low or spread thin.

  • Schedule monthly, weekly or daily meetings with project team to monitor project progress.

  • Deliver a completed product to the client on time and within the budget.
     

Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience as a project manager

  • Top skills in written and verbal communication

  • Excellent ability to multi-task and delegate responsibility
     

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience managing projects in a rapid manufacturing setting

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Estimator

Description:

Cardinal Scientific is seeking an experienced Estimator for their team. This individual must have a strong work ethic and be able to manage time and multiple priorities effectively while working in a highly collaborative fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organized and task oriented with a combination of technical and operational experience and maturity to work and complete projects with minimal supervision. Professional communication skills are required to interact with customers and program liaisons.
 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Analyzes drawings, CAD data, technical specifications, proposals and other data to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates

  • Assesses cost effectiveness of products, projects or services

  • Consults with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.

  • Confers with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.

  • Prepares estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work.

  • Prepares estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors.

  • Identifying and quantifying cost factors, such as production time and raw material, equipment, and labor expenses.

  • Gather information on materials needed, labor requirements, and other factors.

  • Reading drawings and technical documents to prepare estimates.

  • Collaborating with engineers, architects, owners, and contractors on estimates.

  • Using computer software to calculate estimates.

  • Evaluating a product’s cost effectiveness or profitability.

  • Recommending ways to make a product more cost effective or profitable.

  • Preparing estimates for government agents and other Program Managers.

  • Assists in developing cost documents such as project management plans for the duration of the project.

  • Responds to cost needs for the duration of the project.

  • Accurately predicts the cost, size, and duration of future engineering and manufacturing projects.

  • Analyzing many inputs in order to determine how much time, money, and labor a project needs and how profitable it will be.

  • Calculating the cost of the engineering phase for which the contractor is responsible.

  • Identifying the direct costs, such as the cost of raw materials and the cost of labor, and set a timeline for how long the project will take.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a planner/scheduler on construction projects.

  • Excellent computer and math skills.

  • Good problem-solving skills.

  • The ability to pay close attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Good project management skills.

  • Have a keen sense of business acumen and awareness.

  • An understanding of the importance of data confidentiality.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • The ability to organize work and meet deadlines.

  • Experience with machining, fabrication, and coatings pertaining to manufacturing.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Hold industry recognized certification such as a Certified Cost Professional (CCP), Earned Value Professional (EVP), Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP), Project Management Institute-Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP), etc.

  • Using computer software to draft and model engineering/manufacturing drawings.

  • Experience using industry software products used for cost estimating activities.

  • Knowledge of regulations and price trends.

  • Current/Active Secret Clearance.

  • US Citizen.

Mechanical Tech

Description:

We have an immediate opportunity for a Mechanical Tech with the desire for a hands-on opportunity.

The ideal candidate will be mechanically inclined and enthusiastic about working with his/her hands to fabricate, assemble, and build various cutting-edge mechanical assemblies. Production Assistants have the responsibility for fabrication and assembly of mechanical, prototypes, and production builds. A working knowledge of measuring instruments and hand/power tools required. An understanding and/or experience with computers, machine shop practices and reading mechanical drawings a plus. Fork lift experience a plus. Must be capable of lifting heavy objects of 55 lbs. or more. Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time. Working conditions & environment include, but not limited to, levels of noise, dust, moisture and temperatures common to a manufacturing environment. Must be able to pass drug screening. Must possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual inspired to take advantage of unlimited career potential. Candidates must be responsible, reliable and goal oriented. Starting wages commensurate with experience. Cardinal Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. US citizenship required.

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