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161280,  Project Planner/Scheduler -

Category: PRO
Job Title: Project Planner/Scheduler
Region: CA-Southern California - San Diego
City: San Diego
State: CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 3 month contract to perm
Description:

Chipton-Ross is now hiring a Planner/Scheduler for an opening in San Diego, CA

Job Summary
Our client's Electromagnetic Systems (EMS) Group focuses on the military and commercial applications of advanced electromagnetic technologies, including power generation and distribution, magnetic levitation, and systems design and engineering. The EMS Group supports government customers, which include the Department of Defense, Department of Energy and the Department of Transportation. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project Planner/Scheduler in our Master Planning Group located in San Diego, CA.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
" Plans efforts by participating in scheduling, budgeting, performance monitoring, analysis, reporting, expediting, personnel planning and purchasing for either subtasks of a major research-related or production projects or smaller independent projects under the guidance of experienced planning and/or project management personnel.
" Works with planning administration to various tasks/projects including scheduling, budgeting, performance monitoring, analysis, reporting, expediting, personnel planning and purchasing.
" Contributes to efficient operation of organization by modifying or developing short and long-range plans and schedules reports and providing progress follow-up and adjustment information.
" Interfaces with operating and support groups (Purchasing, Contracts, Finance, QA) to collect data for preparation of schedules and reports.
" Works with task leaders and project management with clear, timely and accurate information with which to make decisions.
" Utilizes scheduling tools to include Primavera, Open Plan, and Microsoft Project.
" Performs and schedules risk assessments.
" Assists in building, reviewing and executing critical path analyses.
" Alerts operating or project management to deviations (or potential deviations) from the established plan.
" Utilizes MS Office Suite and other applications.
" Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
" Performs other duties as assigned or required
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Qualifications Essential Qualifications Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management or a related discipline and three or more years of progressive professional experience in program planning, monitoring and scheduling. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education. Must have a general understanding of program planning principles, theories and concepts; general knowledge of industry practices; and experience demonstrating the application of those practices, techniques, and standards. Must possess the ability to provide leadership in developing and communicating new concepts; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule and coordinate multiple work phases; and determine the appropriate approach at the task or project level. Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to develop solutions to complex problems; (2) good verbal and written communications and presentations skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; (3) good interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees, managers, customers and other external parties; (4) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and, (5) strong computer skills. Ability to work independently and lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.

Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management or a related discipline and three or more years of progressive professional experience in program planning, monitoring and scheduling. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
oMust have a general understanding of program planning principles, theories and concepts; general knowledge of industry practices; and experience demonstrating the application of those practices, techniques, and standards.
oMust possess the ability to provide leadership in developing and communicating new concepts; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule and coordinate multiple work phases; and determine the appropriate approach at the task or project level.
oMust be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to develop solutions to complex problems; (2) good verbal and written communications and presentations skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; (3) good interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees, managers, customers and other external parties; (4) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and, (5) strong computer skills. Ability to work independently and lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.


Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25%
Work Schedule Rule 5/40

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Contact:
LaVada Pulley at lpulley@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x260 or (800) 927-9318 x260


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