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Ball Corporation

Junior Project Manager - 663039

Ball Corporation - Dayton, OH


Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.

We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.

Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.

Ball Aerospace is a prime contractor leading development teams at AFRL and NASIC. Dayton personnel develop advanced hardware and software systems and provide management services to solve customer problems and create new capabilities. This includes designing and developing software tools and threat models, performing extensive data analyses, and executing modeling and simulations using both internally developed and standard models.

Systems Engineering Solutions provides technical and professional services to defense, intelligence, homeland security and space science markets.


Junior Project Manager

What You’ll Do:

Responsible for the project's major metrics – sales, bookings, profit, and the customer relationship.

Provides single point of contact and acts as Ball's primary interface to the customer staff responsible for the project.

May provide oversight and support preparation of project proposals.

Coordinates tasking with support organizations (e.g. FPA, HR, Supply Chain, etc) to ensure timely, cost-effective delivery of support to the project.

Prepares monthly, quarterly, and final project reports, as required.

Regular reporting of project accomplishments and cost status to customers, the project team, and Ball management.

Directly supervises technical leads and other designated staff supporting project execution.

Ensures staffing for the project is sufficient for successful accomplishment, at a profitable cost.

Leads the technical and support staff in career growth and development.

Leads technical, contracts, and subcontracts staff in monitoring performance of subcontractors performing on the project.

Leads staff in developing and executing corrective action plans to address execution issues, as necessary.

Holds oneself and team accountable for results by setting clear expectations, reviewing and tracking performance, and making timely course corrections.

Teaches and advises others in the effective management of scope, requirements, cost, schedule, quality, risk and opportunity management and corrective actions.

Creates a motivational environment where team members understand the mission, are fully engaged and empowered to execute, and are recognized for their performance.

Models integrity and ensures that all business is conducted using the highest ethical standards and in compliance with all applicable laws, statutes, and regulations, as well as company policies and directives.

Ensures alignment between the business unit, the customer and the project team through effective development and communication of strategies, risks and opportunities, scope changes, and action items. Delegates critical functions, as required.

Supports SBU annual growth goals by winning new work on current contracts and bringing new opportunities and funding to the customer.

Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the SBU/SSU and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.

Perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need:

BS/BA in related field plus 4 years or more related experience.

Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Bachelor's or Master's, may substitute for two years of related experience. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

Recent experience managing various types of projects

Familiarity with government acquisition processes

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an office environment.

Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Security Clearance:

Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant will be required to obtain a DoD clearance within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. * US Citizenship is Required

EEO Statement:


Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.

Job Title:

Junior Project Manager - 663039

Job ID:



OH - Dayton (Fairborn)

Full/Part Time:




8 days 20 hours ago

Ball Corporation


Junior Project Manager - 663039 Ball Corporation - Dayton, OH, United States


Location: Dayton, OH

Company Profile:
Five brothers founded Ball in 1880 with a $200 loan from their Uncle George. In the beginning, they made wood-jacketed tin cans for products like paint and kerosene, but soon expanded their offerings to glass- and tin-jacketed containers. In 1884, the brothers began making glass home-canning jars, the product that established Ball as a household name. The brothers—Edmund, Frank, George, Lucius and William—moved the company from Buffalo, New York, to Muncie, Indiana, in 1887 to take advantage of abundant natural gas reserves essential to making glass