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Engineering Control Account Manager

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States






We have an outstanding career opportunity for an Engineering Control Account Manager to join a leading Company located in the Huntsville, AL surrounding area.

Job Responsibilities:

- Defines tasks required to accomplish the technical SOW, their logical sequence and interrelationships in the schedule necessary for optimization of the completion of the scope.

- Assurance that the scheduled activities for the Control Account have a realistic duration and practical performance logic.

- Represents the Control Account at the Integrated Baseline Review (IBR), and provides performance status data to Program Management for relay to the Customer and Corporate Executives.

- As a member of the Technical Team, the CAM's responsibility will be to assess performance, generate ETCs, and strategize on options for getting errant efforts back on track.

- Ensures that the program is executed in compliance with the EVMS System Description.

- Maintaining the applicable portions of the Contract WBS Dictionary and assuring that it ties to the contractual Statement of Work (SOW).

- Definition of budget requirements for each task identified and their correlation to the Basis of Estimate.

- Proactively manages the personnel performing the Control Account's scope of work to assure that all requirements are compliant with the SEMP for their Control Account.

- Reviews, interrogates and approves all accurately reported hours and dollars charged to the Control Account.

- Periodically prepares the Control Account variance analysis reports providing explanations, impact statements and corrective action narratives for deviations from expected performance.

- Developing, managing and implementing corrective actions for variances.

- Maintains awareness of Subcontract Data Requirement List (SDRL) items and other applicable contract deliverables.

- Prepares Estimates to Completion (ETCs) for remaining Control Account work scope.

- Prepares the Comprehensive ETC (CETC)

- During the execution of the Control Account, providing forecast dates for accomplishing remaining activities and milestones in the Control Account schedule.

- Informs management of critical issues concerning Control Account performance.

- Identifies and quantifies potential risks and making effective use of available risk management tool as required.

- Uses the baseline change control process for any and all revisions to the Control Account's baseline scope, schedule or budget.

- Submits Budget Change Notices (BCN) as needed to document all revisions necessary to the Control Account Plan (CAP).

- Attends all internal Engineering/ Technical Team meetings and to a practical extent, routinely visiting all development/production areas, with the intent of maintaining an independent appreciation for the program's health.

- Supports all customer meetings and data requests regarding the Control Account.

- Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Basic Hiring Criteria:

- Typically requires education or formal training equivalent to the completion of a bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline, business administration, or related discipline, along with seven or more years of related experience. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

- BS degree in an engineering discipline desired.

- Must have a general knowledge of earned value systems in a research or production environment.

- Previous EVMS experience desired, must be able to complete a CAM certification within the first six months after hiring.

- Must either have engineering skills or the ability to gain an understanding of engineering issues in the conduct of the job. Knowledgeable and experienced with the following electronic software: word processing, spreadsheet, email, and project management.