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Sr Spec, Program Scheduler

Company: L3Harris
Location: Palm Bay
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


Job Title: Sr. Specialist Program Scheduler

Job Code: SAS20212805-61986

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

This position is responsible for detailed analysis of the master program schedule, including status, performance, network logic, and critical path.

Essential Functions:

  • Creates and tracks plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts.
  • 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 moderate to substantial improvements to systems and processes.
  • Contributes to achievement of departmental goals and operating plans with direct impact on the departmental results.
  • Performs schedule analysis in support of assigned programs or projects.
  • 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.


  • BS/BA Degree in Finance or Business with 4 years' relevant experience or an MA/MS with 2 years of relevant experience. Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.
  • Three years of MS Project Experience.
  • 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 is required.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Monte Carlos Risk Analysis (Schedule Risk Analysis)
  • Structured Solutions - SSI tools management
  • Program management and or Coordination, SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle) process
  • Critical thinking and problem solving, attention to detail and quality of product deliverables.
  • EVMS - Earned Value Management Systems.

Keywords: L3Harris, Palm Bay , Sr Spec, Program Scheduler, Other , Palm Bay, Florida

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