ETO Project Manager
Falconer, NY 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description

Location: Falconer, NY


The ETO project manager position is located in Falconer, NY within the SKF Aeroengine North America division, primarily supporting the aerospace rolling element bearing product line. The project manager will be a member of a global team of project managers delivering new customer projects from all aerospace manufacturing units.

The ETO project manager works with the larger SKF Aerospace team to bring game-changing products to the aerospace industry's most demanding applications - for customers like Boeing, Airbus, General Electric, Pratt and Whitney, Rolls-Royce, Bell Helicopter, Lockheed Martin (Sikorsky), Safran, and Leonardo.

Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (ITAR/EAR Compliant).

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Engineer-to-order (ETO) is SKF's project management business process for introducing strategic new products to our customers.
  • The ETO project manager is responsible for proactively managing all aspects of new aerospace customer projects through the ETO process to deliver the project on-cost, on-schedule, and with quality to our customers.
  • The project manager leads multi-disciplinary teams consisting of sales, engineering, testing, manufacturing, supply chain and supplier management.
  • Daily activities include project schedule and deliverable management, risk management, and effective communication to drive achievement of project goals and objectives.
  • Key interfaces are with project teams, sponsors, and steering groups, as well as with customers.
  • The project manager is the local process expert on ETO and is responsible for deployment and continuous improvement of the process at the manufacturing unit.


  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (ITAR/EAR Compliant).
  • Minimum of 2 years of project management or engineering experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related discipline, or PMP or related professional certification.
  • Experience leading projects in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office software, MS Project & related software.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally on a limited basis.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent presentation and communications skills.
  • Experience with rolling element bearing applications and/or manufacture.
  • Time management skills and experience with project schedule management.
  • Experience with project risk management.
  • Experience with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP+).
  • Experience with product lifecycles in the aerospace industry.
  • Manufacturing process knowledge.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

US Military Veterans are welcome to apply!

About SKF:
SKF has been a leading global technology provider since 1907. Our fundamental strength is the ability to continuously develop new technologies - then use them to create solutions and products that offer competitive advantages to our customers.

For the SKF Aerospace team, these solutions improve the safety and performance of our customers' fixed-wing aircraft, rotorcraft and space vehicles with innovative products driven by leading-edge design and simulation tools. SKF Aerospace enables our customers to fly higher, faster, and farther with less maintenance, improved reliability, and lower cost.

What You'll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

SKF Celebrates Diversity in the Workplace! We actively develop ourselves and our teams to enable outstanding delivery. Trust the strength of diverse teams and encourage agile ways of working.

Health and Wellness Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested). And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting).

SKF Cares! The four fundamental cornerstones of SKF Care - Business, Environment, Employees and the Community are critical for us to sustain long-term success.

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!

Reports to: Director Aerospace NAM Business Development ETO and PMO
Location: Falconer, NY
Job ID: 15521

Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (ITAR/EAR Compliant).
SKF provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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