2017 Program Planning Schedlng Analyst 1 Rolling Meadows (Business Management)

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Northrop Grumman is seeking a Program Planning Scheduling Analyst 1. This position will be located at our Mission Systems Sector in Rolling Meadows, IL.

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Program Scheduling and Compliance (PS&C) COE Organization.

The Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst is responsible for the implementation of standard processes and tools and program planning and control practices. This position will work within a team environment consisting of program management, technical, production, financial and other supporting staff.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understand job requirements and pertinent policies & procedures related to scheduling. Understand basic principles, theories and concepts of scheduling and demonstrates the ability to perform basic professional tasks.
  • Prepares, develops and coordinates the integrated master schedule to meet all program objectives using an appropriate scheduling software tool.
  • Provide interface/support to program office and team leads to identify internal and external dependencies, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Monitors the Program Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) to ensure the IPT Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) supports the Programs execution Plan
  • With management oversight can input data & status schedule, update & maintain MSProject files, updates and maintains Tier one schedule, and understands MS Project Global files.

Basic Qualifications

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

  • Be completing or has completed their degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD) from an accredited institution; It must be no more than 1 year if the degree has already been obtained
  • Not have professional work experience in their field of study (excluding internships, co-ops, or research studies)
  • Be majoring in Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Operations Management, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)
  • Be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous internship/co-op experience, leadership & teamwork capabilities, interpersonal communication skills, and activities (professional/community/extracurricular)
  • Good presentation and writing/communication skills
  • Self-motivated, willing to learn, and interested in working in a team environment
  • Experience in developing and delivering presentations and leading small groups
  • Experience in working in an autonomous work environment on complex projects
  • Experience in working on business or engineering full life-cycle projects from project inception through launch
  • Familiarization with Microsoft Project is desired

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