Project Planning and Control (PP&C) - Project Scheduler

Location: Torrance, CA
Date Posted: 08-07-2018
Project Planning and Control (PP&C) - Project Scheduler
The PP&C Project Scheduler will perform program planning and control activities to support the government reporting efforts related to company’s govt. programs. The candidate shall provide overall schedule management, analysis, and assessment to support the continued development and operation of company’s Master Schedules. The schedule function will entail collecting information from various contractors. Shall perform schedule analyses, assessments, and report findings.
Scheduling tasks include but are not limited to the following:
  • Utilize scheduling software (i.e., Microsoft Project) to document and maintain resource-loaded, critical path, logic-inked schedules, as well as analyze and integrate schedules.
  • Document and provide schedule analysis, schedule risk analyses, and programmatic schedule assessments.
  • Prepare and report program/project schedule metrics
  • Provide reports comparing baseline and current schedules.
  • Provide an analysis and corrective action for variances.
  • Understanding of and ability to implement cost, schedule, and technical (scope) project management constraints
  • Employer contributed comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage at competitive rates and lower premiums.
  • Employer contributed 401k savings plan
  • Complimentary Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 1 week of vacation time upon hire, 15 days paid vacation, 10 paid holidays
  • Company sponsored lunch and learns, team building activities, and onsite yoga classes
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years project scheduling experience OR Associate’s degree and five (5) years of project scheduling experience
  • Experience using Earned Value Management System (EVMS) for financial controls – strongly recommended
  • Proficient in MS Project, advanced proficiency desired
  • Prior aerospace or government project experience, preferred.
  • Proven ability to generate reports and data analysis.
  • Strong Excel skills including pivot tables, equations, graphs and charts
  • Requires hands-on experience developing detailed schedules.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite products (i.e. Excel, Access, Word, etc.)
  • Must be self-motivated and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interface with all levels of an organization.
  • Founded in 1985 our client has developed a unique business model of achieving both research and technology advancements and transitioning them into commercial and defense products.
  • HQ’d in Torrance, CA with 5 buildings that occupy over 100,000 square feet; housing some of the most highly advanced and unique research laboratories, as well as engineering, prototyping, development, testing, and production facilities.
  • Delivered $300+ million in products to clients in various defense and commercial industries.
  • Employs around 300 people, including many PhD level scientists and engineers.
  • Highly innovative small business.
  • Torrance, CA is ranked in the Top 25 of “Best Suburban Cities to live in Los Angeles County” (based on factors including: crime/safety, housing, diversity, nightlife/recreation, school system, and the ability to raise a family)
  • Located near the Los Angeles County and Orange County border opens up an endless possibility of fun recreational activities without the hassle of a tourist community.
Before applying, please note:
Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).
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