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Program Scheduler

Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID 11292
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

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My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

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L3Harris Work Perks

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    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

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    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Program Scheduler

Job Code: 11292

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

Duties include managing the development and maintenance of complex program schedules including resource loading and Earned Value Analysis. This individual will help develop the format, tools, and tracking/reporting methods to be used as the company refines its Program Planning and Scheduling processes for standardization and enterprise-wide resource management. This position also supports the programs in developing plans and integrating inputs from all programs. Qualified candidates will interface with all elements of the program team to develop and support regular maintenance of the program IMS.

Perform schedule analysis in support of assigned programs and projects. Ensure major projects and program schedules and plans are integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality. Track plans and schedules, perform risk analysis, and identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts. Utilize Gantt, Critical path, Driving Path, Variance metrics, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas. Ensure compliance with internal program procedures and project control system guidelines per DECM metrics. May lead or participate in scheduling status reviews.

Essential Functions:

• Develop integrated master schedules using IMP, SOW and WBS
• Create and track plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, identifies, and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts
• Perform Critical Path Analysis, Schedule Risk Analysis, and Schedule Metric Analysis - such as BEI, CEI, CPLI, SPI, etc.
• Develop integrated master schedules in an agile environment
• Manage complex projects or processes with general oversight
• Provide support for guidance, coaching, and training to other employees 
• Communicate within and outside of own function to gain cooperation on operational processes, practices, and procedures
• Make/recommend substantial improvements to systems and processes
• Contribute to the achievement of departmental goals and operating plans with direct impact on the departmental results
• Perform regular analysis of program schedules to evaluate program and enterprise-wide resource needs through the integration of all program schedules including metrics on schedule status, critical path analysis, schedule variance analysis, network logic validation and program baseline maintenance including support of Earned Value Management performance metrics
• Utilize Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas
• Prepare, develop, and coordinate integrated master plan and integrated master schedule (IMP/IMS) using MS Project, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Ensure projects and program schedules and plans are integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality
• Ensures compliance with internal program procedures and project control system guidelines
• Make significant improvements of processes, systems, solutions, or products to enhance performance of job area
• Provide measurable input of new products, processes or standards in operational plans that will have some impact on the achievement of overall functional results
• Communicate within and outside of own function or business area and has responsibility for communicating with parties external to the organization (eg, customers, vendors, etc.) when necessary
• Explain, interpret, and gain cooperation on policies, procedures, and practices
• Conduct extensive investigation to understand root cause of problems Problems span a wide range of difficult and unique issues across the function and/or business area
• Attend and lead scheduling status reviews and conduct briefings with senior leaders which requires ability to communicate matters of importance to the function or business area
• Work to influence others to accept individual or team’s views or practices and changes to concepts, practices, and approaches
• Participate in schedule training, engineering, and program excellence organization
• Work to achieve operational targets within job area with some impact on department results


Active Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance required to start 
• Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience; Or, Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience; Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience
• Working knowledge of Planning & Scheduling Excellence Guide (PASEG), Latest Version, EVMS Standard (EIA 748-D), Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD), and Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) strongly desired
• Experience with driving IMS and team engagement during customer IBR and internal reviews
• Minimum of six (6) years of MS Project Experience
• Experience creating and/or maintaining an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and any Supporting Schedules on assigned projects/programs; creating and presenting project-level reports, presentations and deliverables that reflect risk and status to program management and senior management relating to the IMS is required

Preferred Additional Skills:

• Monte Carlo Risk Analysis (Schedule Risk Analysis)
• Agile Development methodologies associated with EVMS
• Critical thinking and problem solving
• Attention to detail and quality of product deliverables
• EVMS – Earned Value Management Systems
• Structured Solutions - SSI tools management
• Program management and or Coordination, SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle) process
• Experience in macro development
• Ability to work with a team and on their own
• Experience working cross-functionally and can effectively communicate to accomplish strategic vision of Program Management Excellence Organization (PMEO)

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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.

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