General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Experienced Project Administrator in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 22178BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Experienced Project Administrator

Job Category: Program/Project Management

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

With general supervision, this position is responsible for the administration of operational aspects of ongoing projects.


  • Responsible for prioritizing the investigation and disposition of nonconforming materials to ensure reports are completed in a timely manner.

  • Search for work order/purchase order history by part number for containment activities related to process escapes.

  • Checking inventory for sequestering affected parts.

  • Tracking parts through to end item to locate and contain nonconforming material.

  • Assist with other administrative and project activities related to failure investigation, nonconformance and escapes, and process improvement.

  • Help out with administration of the FRB:

  • Run it

  • Create agenda

  • Metrics and status

  • Load artifacts for presentation

  • Drive completion of nonconformance records in a timely manner.

  • Attend daily production meetings to represent nonconformance group.

  • Work cross functionally to properly document nonconforming materials.

  • Create reports using Microsoft Excel for nonconforming materials for analysis.

  • Maintain control of nonconforming materials.

  • Perform investigations.

  • Initiating Product Holds, when necessary.

  • Understanding of nonconformance and CAPA processes required.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including basic formulas and pivot tables.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelors degree in Business Administration or a related discipline and six or more years of progressive professional project administration experience. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and attention to detail.

  • Ability to communicate effectively within a technical environment .

  • Must demonstrate a complete understanding of project administration principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Must have experience organizing, planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.

  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them in an evolving environment while contributing to the development of new processes.

  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues, analyze data and develop solutions to a variety of complex problems; (2) strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) strong interpersonal skills enabling an effective interface with other professionals; and (4) good computer skills.

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.