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L3Harris Lead, Program Scheduler in Northampton, Massachusetts


Job Code: Lead, Program Scheduler

Job Location:Northampton, MA

Job Description:

Perform planning activities for assigned proposals and programs. Maintain and update schedules/plans, work breakdown structures and reports/information under direction of Program Manager. Work with functional managers and first-line supervisors to collect and analyze inputs. Establish milestones and monitor adherence to schedules. Develop reports that accurately measure progress, identify potential problems in sufficient time for corrective action to be taken, and ensure the meeting of company’s contract commitments.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and data entry into MS Project.

  • Coordinate with Control Account Managers (CAM) and cross-functional Integrated Product Team (IPT) members in the development, maintenance, and analysis of work package schedules.

  • Tracks plans and schedules; performs risk analysis; identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts. Track and communicate project requirements.

  • Generate weekly and monthly status reports for assigned programs. Convert/extract data into a format that can be analyzed by team.

  • Expedite & track critical hardware to ensure necessary actions are taken and escalate as needed.

  • Work with program managers to define requirements and report progress as required.

  • Perform schedule analysis in advance of Control Account Manager(s) submitting Budget Change Requests.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • MinimumEducation Required: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum Experience Required: 5-Years of relevant technical experience

  • Must have experience developing and managing IMS in MS Project Professional and Project Server 2013

  • Must have experience with MS Project Professional and Project Server 2013

  • resource loading and leveling within MS Project

  • Experience with managing project baselines and conducting critical path analysis

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels

  • Detailed and task oriented, can change direction/priorities when needed

  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and MS Project

  • Experience and aptitude with Enterprise Tools

  • Strong interpersonal skills, build relationships and work well with others at all levels of the organization.

  • Maintains a sense of urgency with attention to quality, understands how to balance the need to get things done with the compliance requirements of the organization

  • Concentrated mental attention, visual demand and manual dexterity required

  • Experience within DoD environment a plus

  • Experience with Deltek COBRA and Earned Value Management

  • Experience applying EVMS scheduling principles to Integrated Master Schedules to achieve & maintain compliance to DI-MGMT-81861.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • PMP and/or PMI-SP Certification required within year of hire

  • Clearance if desired

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.