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L3Harris Specialist, Program Scheduler in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Specialist, Program Scheduler

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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. Working with the L3Harris's engineering team, you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

  • FULL TIME

  • LEVEL: SENIOR

  • TRAVEL: NONE

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  • Collaborative

  • Detail-Oriented

  • Influential

  • Organized

  • Strategic

  • Technical

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  • Career Development

  • Dress for your day

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Flexible Schedule

  • Parental Leave

  • Adoption Cost Benefit

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Job Description

Job ID SAS20201412-54177

Date posted 01/04/2021

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Description:

Job Title: Specialist, Program Scheduler

Job Code: SAS20201412-54177

Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

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:

  • Utilizing team inputs creates and tracks plans and 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.

  • Develop and maintain scheduling procedures for assigned programs

  • Ensures compliance with internal program procedures as well as PCS (Project Control Systems) guidelines 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.

  • Prepare, develop and coordinate 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.

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

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

  • Works under moderate supervision.

  • Sets objectives for own job area to meet the goals of projects and assignments.

  • May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support level employees.

  • Explains and interprets operational processes, practices and procedures of the job area to others within the organization.

  • Work consists of making basic adjustments to systems and processes to solve problems.

  • Identifies, defines and addresses general problems that are typically within the immediate job area.

  • Problems are typically solved through drawing from prior experiences or standard procedures and basic analysis.

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

  • Communicates with contacts within and outside of own department and may occasionally have responsibility for communicating with parties external to the organization.

  • Works to achieve operational targets within job area with some impact on department results.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior scheduling experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 6 years of prior scheduing experience. Graduate Degree or equivalent with 2 years of prior scheduling experience.

  • 1+ Years’ experience utilizing scheduling, planning or forecasting tools such as Microsoft Project and/or Excel preferred.

  • 2+ Years' experience performing schedule variance analysis by comparing baseline to schedule.

  • 2+ Years' experience with Microsoft Project, Excel and PowerPoint Office applications, as well as MS Outlook

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving, attention to detail and quality of product deliverables.

  • Working knowledge of Electronic Warfare, Avionics, and/or Space programs.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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