Specialist, Program Scheduler

L3harris Clifton , NJ 07015

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description:

Specialist, Program Scheduler

Job Code: SAS20201603-43095

Job Location: Clifton, NJ

Job Description:

On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don't work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: we work here because we know what - and who - we're protecting! From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform - we're making the world a safer place!

L3Harris Technologies has an opening for a Specialist, Program Scheduler to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palm Bay, Florida. The individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Utilizing team inputs creates and tracks plans and resource-loaded schedules, performs risk analysis.

  • Responsible for detailed schedule analysis of network logic and critical path.

  • Works with cross functional Program Teams to resolve critical path and network conflicts.

  • Performs 'what if' scenarios for individual program management teams.

  • Performs schedule variance analysis by comparing baseline to schedule.

  • Performs earned value analysis in support of assigned programs or projects.

  • Ensures management understanding of network logic, Gantt, milestone lists, and resource information in the schedule.

  • Develops and maintains scheduling procedures for assigned programs.

  • Ensures compliance with internal program procedures and IMS DID (Integrated Master Schedule Data Item Description).

  • Drives initial schedule development or rolling wave planning to baseline. Ownership of the road to baseline plan.

  • Utilizes Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas.

  • Prepares, develops and coordinates integrated master plan and integrated master schedule (IMP/IMS) using MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ensures major projects and program schedules and plans are integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality.

  • Share lessons learned with other schedulers.

  • Participates in schedule training, engineering and program excellence organization.

  • Communicates with contacts within and outside of own team which may include customers or vendors.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 4+ years of experience in program planning and control or scheduling work or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience; or equivalent.

  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Excel and PowerPoint Office applications, as well as MS Outlook.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • TS/SCI Clearance.

  • Monte Carlo Risk Analysis.

  • Knowledge in project controls of establishing baseline plans, managing/tracking plans, developing and presenting corrective action plans, mitigation strategies based on schedule risk assessment, critical path analysis, change management, and other business-related functions required to control a project

  • Program Management and or Coordination, SDLC process

  • Experience with direct interfacing to Program Engineers and Project Team Members in analyzing cost/schedule performance especially on programs requiring Earned Value to estimate and maintain cost/schedule integration

  • Knowledge of issues involved in structuring new processes, strong quantitative abilities, and excellent communication and negotiation skills

  • Experience leadership in coordinating various activities designed to ensure timely project milestone completion and in ensuring the development of a compliant IMS with internal program procedures and DI-MGMT-81861A (integrated Master Schedule Data Item Description)

  • Prior experience creating and/or maintaining an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and any Supporting Schedules on assigned projects/programs; creating and presenting project-level reports, presentations and deliverables that reflect risk and status to program management and senior management relating to the IMS

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