Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst
Requisition ID: R10097777
- Category: Business Management
- Location: Mesa, Arizona, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: None
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Positions Available: 1
Northrop Grumman is seeking a Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst for our location in Mesa, AZ.
- Prepares, develops and coordinates the integrated master plan and integrated master schedule.
- Ensures projects are horizontally and vertically integrated across functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing and quality.
- Supports the organization by managing and coordinating program schedules that support meeting our customer’s goals and expectations.
- Responsible for supporting their respective programs by closely working with the Program Manager(s), Material Program Manager(s) and other key program personnel on schedule requirements.
- Understands overall requirements of the proposal, design, procurement, manufacturing and testing as they apply to specific programs and generate schedules capable of tracking all these activities.
- Responsible for analyzing schedules at least weekly to ensure program requirements are being met.
- Monitors the schedules and reports status to the Program Manager and appropriate IPT leads.
- Helps to prioritize and expedite tasks as necessary to ensure the schedule requirements are fulfilled.
- Schedules must be accurate and maintained from program inception through contract closeout.
- Identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts.
- Utilizes Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management (EVMS) and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to focus on critical areas.
- Coordinate with the Program Manager on financial reports, quarterly EAC’s and all EVMS requirements.
- 7 years of work experience. Would consider a BA or BS degree with 3 years of work experience, MS with 1 years of experience.
- 2-4 years of scheduling experience.
- Excellent math and communication skills.
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
- Minor domestic travel required. Oversea travel opportunities may exist.
- Must be a US Citizen
- MBA preferred
- Thorough working knowledge of precedence diagramming scheduling methods, critical path methods, and all aspects of network logic and diagraming
- Thorough understanding of 14-point schedule health and strength assessment tools
- Thorough understanding of EVMS
- Capable of building an IMP/ IMS for large programs with complicated assemblies and multiple locations
- Thorough understanding of Open Plan and Microsoft Project tools
- Thorough understanding of the interface requirements between Open Plan and Cobra
- Thorough understanding of Schedule Risk Analysis
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.
Did you know?
Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.