Project Scheduler

Project Scheduler

Job Title: Project Scheduler
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £0 - £35 per hour
Start Date: 2018-04-05
Reference: J139802
Contact Name: Abi Hart
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 06, 2018 10:34

Job Description

KDC are working with a leading Aerospace and Defence company who are seeking a Project Scheduler to join their team in Stevenage on a 6 month contract.

You will be generating and maintaining schedules while monitoring and managing the progress and priorities across all projects undertaken within the CPG (Communication Projects Group).

Key duties:
• Gather and update planning data and take a major part in planning decisions
• Assist teams to identify and improve critical paths
• Perform rapid what if planning assessments
• Assist project managers to pre-empt progress delays and to draft and implement avoidance plans
• Planning in support of bids
• Develop a database of historic planning i.e. lead times etc.
• Draft one page summary plans for presentation at reviews
• Maintain on time delivery statistics
• Develop multi project planning to speed capital expenditure decisions

Core Skills/Experience Required:
• At least 5 years of experience as a planning specialist within a multi-functional and multi-site team engineering environment in the space, aerospace or similar manufacturing sectors
• Strong experience embedded within design/development teams
• Intermediate level with Primavera P6 and MS Project
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Proactive in communication and decision making
• Rapid adaptability in a fast moving environment
• Excellent analytical, questioning and problem solving skills
• A degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline