Project Manager - SEKISUI Aerospace

SEKISUI Aerospace

Orange City, IA, US

The Project Manager is a key leader in the IPT organization and reports directly to the Program Manager. Works at the intersection of program management, engineering, production, and supply chain to coordinate activities concerned with assigned programs. Ensures that the right people are working together to solve problems and deliver results on time. Has ownership and accountability for the successful execution of assigned projects, including new product introduction (NPI), continuous improvement, and sustainment programs.

Desired Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • Must possess a high-attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate concisely; able to boil down and summarize key ideas and requests
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust and effective working relationships with a project team
  • Working knowledge of composites, composite manufacturing, project management, build-to-print manufacturing, project scheduling, or the ability and willingness to learn these areas
  • Working knowledge of MS Project, SmartSheet, or other Project Management/Swimlane tools

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree (B.S., B.A.) Business, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Operations Management, or similar from four-year college or university; or four (4) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills

  • Very proficient with Microsoft office products, document control systems, and databases

Application Instructions:

An exciting aerospace career awaits you in our manufacturing facility in Orange City, Iowa. Apply to join the SEKISUI Aerospace team today!


Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to precarious places and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate requiring hearing protection in certain areas. 

Required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

PPE is provided by SEKISUI Aerospace based on the employee’s position and exposure.


Day Shift: Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM, additional overtime hours as needed


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Company Sponsored 401k
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Tuition Reimbursement

SEKISUI Aerospace is a division of SEKISUI Chemical Group with offices in the United States. Our headquarters are located in Renton, WA with facilities Sumner, WA and Orange City, IA. We design, engineer and manufacture composite structures used in commercial and military aircraft. 

SEKISUI Aerospace is committed to maintaining a work community that recognizes and appreciates the value of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding and mutual dignity and respect among all team members. Our Values are the filter by which we do business. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Orange City, IA is located in the northwest corner of Iowa in Sioux County. It is home to two growing school systems, a four-year liberal arts college, the annual Tulip Festival, as well as many large industry and development opportunities. To learn more about the Orange City community please visit

Pre-Employment Screening

SEKISUI Aerospace is a Drug Free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen required.

Any applicant selected for this position will be required to submit to a background screening.

Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

SEKISUI Aerospace provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

People with Disabilities
 SEKISUI Aerospace is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the human resources department at the appropriate SEKISUI Aerospace manufacturing site.


Essential Functions:  Essential functions, including how an individual is to perform them and the frequency with which the tasks are performed; the tasks must be part of the job function and truly necessary or required to perform the job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.


  • Coordinates with programs, engineering, supply chain, and other key functions to ensure that project priorities and work are well understood and are actively managed to support commitments
  • Identifies the critical path for each project and escalates risks, constraints, and blockers related to equipment, people, material, facilities, etc. to ensure on-time delivery of project deliverables
  • Builds and maintains schedules, tools, analytics, and status reports to highlight project performance and support planning, execution, monitoring & controlling, and project closure activities
  • Works with Program Management to plan and accurately capture and control project costs using Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Actively participates in Program Management Reviews (PMRs) to further promote visibility of project performance, constraints, risks, and impacts
  • Participates in the preparation of bids, process specifications, test and progress reports, and other program processes as required

Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Location: Orange City, IA, US

Type: Full Time-Quatro

Open: Friday November 12th

Close: Sunday December 12th 2021