Nanoracks Hiring in Houston
Position:Project Manager
Reports To:Senior Director of Project Management
Location:Webster, Houston, TX

Project Manager

The Project Manager will manage complex aerospace projects while working with a functional team of engineers, technicians and subcontractors. This individual will spend a significant amount of time on project management responsibilities, focuses on meeting project commitments including project deliverables, risk management, and communications with stakeholders. 



Project Management Expertise 

  • Plan and execute projects at all phases, from concept to flight. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal / external customers to assure customer requirements are being met. 
  • Facilitate the definition of project goals, task, and requirements, and assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects and functional areas. 
  • Create WBSs, as needed, from the understanding of project objectives. Coordinate with the technical team to determine a detailed list of tasks which can be utilized to create and implement SOWs, schedules, and budgets. 
  • Lead the team to develop risks and opportunity registers that address costs, schedule, and technical development. 
  • Foster an effective team communication culture. 
  • Manage and report budgets, scope, and schedules.
  • Identify and manage risk. 
  • Continually assess project team performance and communicate to management any resource constraints that jeopardize project success. 
  • Assist management in resource requirement projections. 
  • Manage project close-out activities. 


Additional Responsibilities

  • Identify and implement Project Management process improvements. 
  • Develop and maintain key relationships with Nanoracks Program Managers and Management team. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Provide day to day control of project team in coordination with functional managers.




  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Project Management or other relevant engineering field is preferred. 



  • Three (3) to five (5) years of project management experience. 
  • Experience in the aerospace industry preferred. 
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously is a plus.


Certifications & Licenses:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate is preferred.



  • Leadership 
  • Communication Skills 
  • Planning 
  • Critical Thinking 
  • Problem Solving
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Action and Result Oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Financial Acumen


EEO Statement

It is our policy to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran stats, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, our policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, lay-off, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits. 

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. person as defined by ITAR (Title 31, Subtitle B, Chapter V, Part 579 Subpart C §579.313) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice. 

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