Project Scheduler

Black Box Network Services Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 2 weeks ago


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Black Box is a leading technology solutions provider. Our mission is to accelerate our customers' business by valuing relationships with our team members, clients and stakeholders. By continuously growing our knowledge, we remain relevant in the market and are in a superior position to help customers design, deploy and manage their IT infrastructure. Through our values, such as innovation, ownership, transparency, respect and open-mindedness, we deliver high-value products and services through our global presence and 2,500+ team members in 24 countries and growing. Black Box is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AGC Networks.

The Project Controls (P6 Scheduler) role works in conjunction with the Data Center Program Management team to create a framework and best practices on project controls and management. This role will work directly with onsite Project Management and Construction Management teams to create and manage the day to day schedule of the large data center rollouts. This role will also be responsible for providing timely and reliable cost, schedule, and performance measurements in accordance with the program governance requirements.


  • Engage in capacity management during sales and operations planning, master scheduling, materials requirements planning, and production activity control

  • Create and maintain master implementation schedule in Microsoft Project and calculate EVM metrics/impacts to the project milestones.

  • Work with Construction Management and Project/Program Management to determine weekly inbound forecast and develop consumption models to improve accuracy.

  • Establish key performance indicators of forecast accuracy.

  • Schedule demand based on the product mix and provide accurate commitment dates to Project/Program team across multiple product lines.

  • Assemble master schedule reporting regarding performance to the business plan, the shipment plan, the inventory plan, and the implementation plan.

Establish reporting to determine labor and productivity performance statistics


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Solid proven organizational, project management, and leadership skills.

  • Strategic thinker, strong analytical skills, able to synthesize considerable and complex data.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills; can effectively interact with all levels of management.

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Project and putting together large scale project plans.

  • Strong knowledge of Primavera 6 and any client specific software or tools management.

  • Strong PC skills (Word, Outlook, Power Point and Excel).

  • Work flexible hours as required by Management.

  • Work independently as well as in teams, in a fast-paced environment.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Must be punctual and have good attendance.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.

  • Strong working knowledge of Primavera 6.

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