Project Manager (set-up of MFG Site)


On Site
Depends on Experience
Contract - W2
Contract - 6 Month(s)
10% Travel


project manager for manufacturing facility
New production
facilities management
operation organization
finance team
leasing company
construction project
purchasing or lease building
setup of the facility
capital investments in equipment for production

Job Details

Title: Project Manager (setup of Manufacturing Facility- Aerospace)

Location: Salt Lake City, UT with paid visits to Simi valley, CA
Length: 6+ months
M-F / 40hrs

Drug/Background check Both Required

Client needs a project manager to support site selection and the setup of a manufacturing facility. PM must have experience in aerospace / defense, and it would be a plus if they had munition or explosive experience also.

The client is based out of Simi Valley, CA and will take the next 3 months for project design and site selection. They would ideally like someone started prior to July 10th, when they are visiting SLC to view existing facilities to purchase/lease and then repurpose specific to their defense manufacturing.

This project will start out remote for the first 3 months with some visits onsite to Simi Valley. Around 3 months into the project, it will transition to onsite in SLC overseeing the construction.


  • Lead a project to set up a new production or manufacturing site in Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Coordinate with all parties (Operations organization, facilities management, brokers (CBRE), finance team, the leasing company, etc.)
  • Manage the construction project (improvements to a building we purchase or lease)
  • Manage the down selection of a building to meet company requirements.
  • Manage the setup of the facility (capital investments in equipment for production)
  • Ensure all company requirements are met like Security and Permitting
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