San Diego, CA

Project Manager – Worldwide Supplier of Aircraft Components, Parts and Raw Materials to Commercial and Military Aerospace Firms

PLEASE NOTE: This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary and bonus structure with full benefits package. 

Position Purpose & Focus:

The Project Manager provides support and daily assistance to customer accounts to generate sales and new opportunities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily customer requirements and requests
  • Enter customer RFQ’s (Requests for Quotation) into Pentagon (company ERP)
  • Print out sourcing data from databases (IHS, ILS, PB, NC)
  • Send out vendor RFQ’s
  • Enter vendor pricing into Pentagon
  • Get vendor clarification questions answered
  • Call vendors for verbal quotes as needed
  • Create quote files and job files
  • Create Sales Orders in Pentagon
  • Manage payment forms
  • Get vendor confirmations and enter into Pentagon
  • Vendor delivery follow up
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Support for Claims and RMA’s
  • Provide other miscellaneous support to Managing Director
  • Apply for and file/organize engineering drawings
  • Internal project management (tracking and managing action items)

Results | KPIs:

The following results are expected from this role:

  • Responsible for generating and meeting annual sales profit targets.
  • Able to resolve problem situations effectively as they arise, and with urgency
  • Implement assigned duties with an exceptional level of accuracy, timeliness, and cost effectiveness.
  • Constantly look for efficiency and cost savings.
  • Follow and improve upon the Company’s Best Practices.
  • Maintains high level of service and support to clients and third parties.
  • Clearly embraces team dynamic and leads by example focused on company vision, mission, and values.
  • Team feels more than adequately supported.

Qualifications | Competencies | Success Factors:


  • College Degree
  • Previous experience in aerospace and/or project management
  • Strong project management skills
  • Self-Motivator and Self-Starter
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Strong analysis and critical thinking skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Enjoys problem solving and detective work

Competencies & Success Factors:

  • Active listening and conveys information effectively
  • Service orientation and social perceptiveness
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Internally motivated, ability to work independently as well as work well under pressure in a fast-paced working environment
  • Dynamic, proactive, self-starter
  • Extremely organized, able to maintain an organized office space
  • Not afraid to step outside of comfort zone
  • Highly effective communicator both written and verbal
  • Driven to execute with consistency
  • Highly accountable
  • Creative problem solver

Physical Requirements:

  • Stand or walk 5% and sit 95% of the time
  • Lift and carry up to 25lbs for a distance of up to 25 feet
  • Visually distinguish between different colors
  • Detect and retrieve messages over the phone
  • Bend, reach, and retrieve filing
  • Work at desk using computer (typing and mousing) 90% of the time
  • Operate a motor vehicle


  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Categories: Operations / Management
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Marc Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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