Senior Planning Engineer

Senior Planning Engineer

Job Title: Senior Planning Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £0 - £30 per hour
Start Date: 2018-03-26
Reference: J139773
Contact Name: Abi Hart
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2018 11:42

Job Description

Are you a Senior Planning Engineer with experience in the Aerospace and Defence sector?

KDC are working closely with one of the world's leading Aerospace companies who are seeking a Senior Planning Engineer to be based in Portsmouth.

You will be responsible and accountable for the project scheduling preparation and reporting for one or several programs of Earth Observation and Science Space Projects, including supporting the Project Management's representation to senior internal management and external customer as needed.

Key Responsibilities

• Project duration data consolidation
• Project planning creation and update
• Project schedule report edition towards customers and internal contributors
• On demand Planning simulations
• Critical path analyses and full consideration of schedule impact in the planning decision making at all levels
• Trend Analysis
• Support to the Estimate At Completion process via close co-ordination with the Project Controller and Project Management for delivery of consistent schedule input at appropriate level of breakdown and milestone filtering per Work Area, and support to cross-checking data consistency between scheduling and control
• Appropriate engagement with project and senior internal management, other contributing schedule actors, and external customers and subcontractors as needed

Essential Skills and Experience
• Experience in a similar role and industry
• Comprehensive knowledge of satellite or other highly skilled engineering processes
• Project scheduling methodology
• Familiarity with Primavera (P6) and Microsoft Project

Key words: Project Planner, Planning Engineer, Engineering, Planning, Aerospace, Defence, Space, Satellite, Primavera, Microsoft Project, MS Project