Master Scheduler II

Voith York , PA 17405

Posted 3 months ago

About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, the Voith Group sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith Hydro, Master Scheduling department, we are looking for:

Master Scheduler II

York, PA


The Master Scheduler is able to deal with complex product, systems and tools. The incumbent is able to overview the large projects execution from both high level and detailed perspective. The incumbent is required a good level of understanding of hydro power plants and is able to understand the sequence of parts in engineering, manufacturing and site erection.

The Master Scheduler is able to turn complex problems into simple actions that are easy to be understood and executed without losing traceability to the original problem.


  • Key accountable interface with Project Manager to ensure project schedules are prepared, maintained and submitted according to all contractual requirements

  • Key accountable interface with Manager of Integrated planning and Supervisor to ensure projects schedules are prepared, maintained and submitted according to all internal Voith processes and systems requirements

  • Key interface between Project Managers and department head (and/or Directors) to ensure projects schedules are fully up to date according to actual progress achieved

  • Collaborate with department heads (and/or Directors) to identify critical path activities and potential bottleneck situations. Provide early warnings using Earned Value Analysis, Float Consumption Management and Capacity Planning

  • Prepare schedules for projects in the bidding phase in coordination with Department Head (and/or Directors)

  • Regularly maintain systems to ensure quality of data. Involve all the areas needed to clear exception messages, perform on time confirmation and provide status

  • Support Project Managers with customer reports, presentations and meetings related to scheduling and delivery performance

  • Critically review a schedule and apply concepts of resource loading, cost loading, critical path, fast track and crashing to get an optimal time schedule


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering . Masters Degree (preferred)

  • 2 years experience in project scheduling and/or project management

  • Project and/or construction scheduling experience

  • Project and/or proposal management experience

  • Production planning experience in custom manufactured products (preferred)

  • PERT/CPM, EVM, Float Management, Capacity Planning, Fast Tracking, Crashing

  • Advanced user qualifications in Primavera (P6), resource loading, cost loading, baseline, claim digger, progress tracking

  • Advanced user qualification in SAP PP, PS, MM, MRP

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the key actions of job.

Talking Frequently

Hearing Frequently

Sitting Up to 8 hours daily with breaks as necessary

Standing Occasionally

Walking Occasionally

Bending Occasionally

Climbing Rarely

Reaching Occasionally

Prolonged Overhead Work Occasionally

Pushing/Pulling Occasionally

Kneeling/Squatting Occasionally

Lifting Occasionally 20 lbs.

Carrying Occasionally 20 lbs.

Balancing N/A

Rotation/Twisting Occasionally

Keyboard Use Frequently

Using vibration tools/equipment N/A

Noise level Usually quiet

Travel Frequently

  • This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Voith Hydro is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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