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Project Manager

WB Industries
O'Fallon, MO
Expired: June 06, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time

Job Title:Project Manager

Classification: Exempt

Reports to:Director of Operational Support


Ensure execution of a manufacturing approach that produces a finished product meeting customer requirement while remaining within the established budgets and meeting or exceeding the customer's schedule requirements.

  • Ability to manage jobs of varying degrees of complexity across one or more manufacturing divisions (aerospace, commercial and/or machining).
  • Developing manufacturing approach by working with more senior project managers, estimators, production consultants/ experts, QA personnel, customer, etc., that produces a finished product that meets/exceeds customer requirements and within the budgets established by the estimators.
  • Developing schedule for jobs by working with Production Scheduler, more senior project managers, estimators, production consultants/experts, customer, etc. that meets customer requirements/ schedule established by the estimators.
  • Developing material needs of job (selection of material types, sources, processing, budgets, etc.) by working with Materials Planners, Purchasing Agents, estimators, more senior project managers, production consultants/experts, customer, etc. that meets/exceeds customer requirements and within the budgets established by the estimators.
  • Developing required technical drawings needed for job by working with CAD specialists (as required), more senior project managers, production consultants/experts, QA personnel, customer, etc.
  • Preparing necessary documentation/ work packages for shop use, consisting of JTSs, quality logs, BOMs, and preparing final acceptance paperwork per customer requirements, etc.
  • Interacting with and coordinating the activities of subcontractors by working with more senior project managers, production consultants/experts, QA personnel, estimators, customer, etc.
  • Performing inspections of work performed, assessing conformance of job to customer requirements, and ensuring that plans/schedules are followed.
  • Acting as the WB representative for all customer interactions for the job (progress/status reports, problem resolution, schedule concerns, etc.) and resolving issues as needed.
  • Monitoring the financial performance of the job to ensure that company-established goals for job profitability are met/exceeded.

Other Duties:

This description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of duties and responsibilities that are required of this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be created at any time as determined by the company.
  • Knowledge of material characteristics as it pertains to fabrication and machining.
  • Knowledge of equipment capabilities and selection.
  • Knowledge of weld procedures, testing, and certifications.
  • Knowledge of other processes (coating, plating, heat treating, sandblasting, load testing)

  • Ability to research through the Internet and various other sources to identify suppliers and products.
  • Ability to undertake additional responsibilities at the discretion of the Director of Operations.
  • Ability to make sound and proper decisions by drawing on professional expertise.
  • Ability to cooperate, work and communicate with co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, and outside contacts.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively plan and organize workload to accomplish goals.
  • Ability to initiate projects, anticipate changes, set new priorities, follow through and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to converse and understand terminology related to the metal fabrication and machining business.

Physical Characteristic:
  • Stooping
  • Kneeling
  • Reaching
  • Standing - Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking
  • Light work - Exerting between 10 to 20 pounds of force regularly.
  • The worker is subject to noise that may require ear plugs.
  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach.

Required Education, Skills, and Experience:

High School Diploma required.
  • Associates degree in related course of study (industrial, mechanical, CAD, etc.) or technical degree in a related manufacturing field preferred.
  • Six months experience required (or internship/co-op) in a manufacturing environment preferably in the metal fabrication industry.
  • One plus year in commercial machining or aerospace related manufacturing environment in a Project Management or production supervisory/lead capacity required.

Supervisory Responsibility:


Work Location:

Office and production environment with 100% of time expected to be worked on-site.


Travel is not a recurring condition of this position. Overnight travel <5%

Environmental Conditions:
  • Facility is not climate controlled. There is protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
  • The worker could be subject to extreme temperature changes. Above 100 degrees in the summer and at or below 32 degrees in the winter.
  • The worker could be exposed to atmospheric conditions such as fumes, odors and poor ventilation.


See attached job description


WB Industries

O'Fallon, MO
63366 USA



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