Project Engineer 4

Job#: 2023723

Job Description:

Apex Systems is seeking a Project Engineer to join a team located onsite in Saint Charles, MO. This role will support programs that include Direct Attack weapons and Cruise Missiles utilized on various military aircraft, some ground-based platforms, and other future contract awards.
This position will work closely with the program managers, contracts, estimating, supply chain, engineering, and/or customers to execute the program. This role can encompass both Program Integrator positions which support the product program manager and International Projects Manager positions which support the International Execution Program Manager.

  • Work with internal and external customers to identify requirements and build plans to support their needs
  • Track progress to cost, schedule, and technical performance using Program Management Best Practices (PMBP) and Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Support the development of customer proposals, including development of competitive pricing and delivery dates
  • Engage regularly with supply chain leadership to monitor supplier quality and performance
  • Resolve technical issues through coordination with engineering and the Chief Engineer
  • Manage deliverables by defining plans for risk mitigation, issues, and opportunities; and, monitoring baseline plans to assess project performance, productivity, and lessons learned
  • Brief customers and leadership on program status; risks, issues, and opportunities; and help needed
  • Standardize, develop, and document processes
  • May also provide support for Correction Action Requests (CARs) received by the program; export authority support; and lean/process improvements


  • Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
  • Project Management Professional Certification a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in an engineering role required
  • 5+ years leading or managing multi-disciplinary engineering projects teams required
  • Experience with proposal development and contracting negotiations preferred
  • Experience with Export Compliance or International programs a plus
  • Experience developing and tracking program plans/schedules and budgets for technical projects desired
  • 5+ years of experience supporting weapons systems a plus
  • 5+ years of experience working directly with government customers desired
  • 5+ years of experience collaborating across functions and organizations preferred

Other requirements:

  • Domestic and/or international travel as required to support program execution
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship as a condition of employment. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Saint Charles, MO, US

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Date Posted:
May 29, 2024