BAE Systems Scheduler I in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Job Description

  • Provide support to the research, development, implementation, and maintenance of integrated master plans and schedules, processes, and practices.

  • Responsible for the monitoring and measurement of progress, the identification and working of program-wide issues, and addressing of tasks received from project management and external agencies with respect to integrated master schedules and plans.

  • Assist with the integration of activities of all functions in the contract, ensuring that they flow smoothly together to achieve the objective results.

  • Assist in the definition of, and articulate problems in the conduct of the program, and propose and help implement workable solutions to remedy those problems. The problems, as well as the solutions, will not necessarily be obvious, and will require extrapolative thinking.

  • Clearly communicate issues and resolutions to project management in both written and verbal means. Prepare presentations to senior management containing metrics and explanations of data.

  • Assist in negotiation with the customer to achieve a BAE Systems advantage in the scheduling and management of the program.

  • Responsible for contract deliverables related to the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and Integrated Master Plan (IMP).

  • Assist in the coordination of program-wide review meetings with appropriate personnel (i.e., team leads, government contacts and program management) by coordinating agendas and minutes. The individual will assist in the closure of assigned follow-up actions resulting from program-wide reviews. May lead program review meetings for scheduling.

  • Understand the impacts of schedule issues to not only the program and related EVMS reporting, but how those conditions impact BAE Systems internal financial projects including IPBBs, QBR, etc., etc.

  • Support the staff in preparing to pass all internal and external audits. Provides direction to lower level staff.

  • Gain knowledge in the up-to-date knowledge of relevant discipline(s), industry practices, trends, and applications. Advises management on new developments and programs.

  • Maintain a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Ability to learn schedule tools such as Open Plan, Microsoft Project and Excel spreadsheets to assist the IPTs in development of meaningful schedules.

  • Ability to follow procedures.

  • Good interpersonal skills to coordinate and communicate with IPT leads, program management, and customer representatives. Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner to customer/management..

  • Ability learn how to maintain integrated program plan and schedule system that analyzes, integrates, and formats cost/schedule information to program management and customers. Provides risk reduction implementation plans to project personnel.

  • Ability to learn of overall program life cycle activities and how they relate to the integrated master schedule and the claiming of earned value.

  • Ability to function with direct guidance and achieve job objectives with a degree of independence.

Preferred Skills and Education

Bachelor Degree

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Scheduler I


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