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Manager, Program Scheduler

L3Harris
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Description:

Manager, Program Planning / Scheduling
Job Code: SAS20201803-43259
Job Location: Van Nuys, CA

Job Description:

Duties include managing the developing and maintenance of complex program schedules including resource loading and Earned Value Analysis. Individual will help develop the format, tools and tracking/reporting methods to be used as the company refines its Program Planning and Scheduling processes for standardization and enterprise wide resource management. This position also supports the programs in developing plans and integrating inputs from all programs. Qualified candidates will interface with all elements of the program team to develop and support regular maintenance of the program IMS.

Candidates will perform schedule analysis in support of assigned programs or projects. Ensures major projects and program schedules and plans are integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality. Tracks plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts. Utilizes Gantt, Critical path, Driving Path, Variance metrics,  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. Ensures compliance with internal program procedures and project control system guidelines per DECM metrics. May lead or participate in scheduling status reviews.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to planning / scheduling employees.
  • Develop integrated master schedules using IMP, SOW and WBS.
  • Creates and tracks plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts.
  • Working knowledge of Planning & Scheduling Excellence Guide (PASEG), Version 4.0, EVMS Standard (EIA 748-D), Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD), and Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) strongly desired.
  • Capability to perform Critical Path Analysis, Schedule Risk Analysis, and Schedule Metric Analysis - such as BEI, CPLI, SPI, etc.
  • Experience with subcontractor schedule integration.
  • Senior professional with strong knowledge of job area and in-depth knowledge of project management.
  • Manages complex projects or processes with general oversight.
  • Typically, responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees. 
  • Communicates within and outside of own function to gain cooperation on operational processes, practices, and procedures.
  • Makes/recommends substantial improvements to systems and processes.
  • Contributes to achievement of departmental goals and operating plans with direct impact on the departmental results.
  • Perform regular analysis of program schedules to evaluate program and enterprise wide resource needs through the integration of all program schedules including metrics on schedule status, critical path analysis, schedule variance analysis, network logic validation and program baseline maintenance including support of Earned Value Management performance metrics.
  • 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.
  • Prepare, develop and coordinate integrated master plan and integrated master schedule (IMP/IMS) using MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ensures projects and program schedules and plans are integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality.
  • Ensures compliance with internal program procedures and project control system guidelines.
  • Work consists of making significant improvements of processes, systems, solutions, or products to enhance performance of job area.
  • Provides measurable input of new products, processes or standards in operational plans that will have some impact on the achievement of overall functional results.
  • Communicates within and outside of own function or business area and has responsibility for communicating with parties external to the organization (e.g., customers, vendors, etc.) when necessary.
  • Explains, interprets, and gains cooperation on policies, procedures and practices.
  • Contributes to the development of goals for the department and planning efforts (budgets, operational plans, etc.).
  • Establishes short-term operational plans with measurable contribution to function or business area results.
  • Conducts extensive investigation to understand root cause of problems. Problems span a wide range of difficult and unique issues across the function and/or business area.
  • Develop new concepts or standards.
  • Attend and lead scheduling status reviews and conduct briefings with senior leaders which requires ability to communicate matters of importance to the function or business area.
  • Works to influence others to accept individual or team’s views or practices and changes to concepts, practices, and approaches.
  • Participate in schedule training, engineering and program excellence organization.
  • Works to achieve operational targets within job area with some impact on department results.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, STEM, or other related field and 9 years experience in planning & scheduling with Bachelor’s degree; 7 years experience with Master’s; or equivalent.
    • Experience working DoD projects in a Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) environment.
    • 1-3 years leadership experience.
    • Experience leading planning & scheduling efforts for large, high visibility Government projects.

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Security Clearance.
      • Working knowledge of Electronic Warfare, Avionics, and/or Space programs.
      • Project management experience.
      • Additional prior functional / IPT lead experiences (e.g. – Supply Chain Management, Materials, Finance, etc.).
      • Experience working cross-functionally and  can effectively communicate to accomplish strategic vision of Program Management Excellence Organization (PMEO).

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Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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