Textron 2019 Associate Program Master Scheduler in Hunt Valley, Maryland

2019 Associate Program Master Scheduler


About Textron Systems:Harnessing agility and a broad base of expertise, Textron Systems’ innovative businesses design, manufacture, field and support comprehensive solutions that expand customer capabilities and deliver value. Textron Systems' businesses are industry-leading developers and integrators of unmanned systems, advanced marine craft, armored vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillance systems, geospatial management and analysis systems, intelligence software solutions, precision weapons, piston engines, test and training systems, and total lifecycle sustainment and operational services.

About Textron:Textron is home to globally-recognized businesses, organized within five segments: Bell, Textron Aviation, Industrial, Textron Systems and Finance. Our businesses produce hundreds of products for customers around the world, in a range of industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care, fuel systems, and tools and test equipment. The company continually invests in next-generation products and services designed to win in the marketplace.

Associate Program Master Scheduler Description

The Associate Program Master Scheduler is responsible for development, coordination and implementation of the Program Master Schedules and their integration into the program work products. This position reports to the Manager, Program Scheduling. The position will be a part of the program team and work day-to-day with the program managers and control account managers.

  • Develop and maintain the Program Integrated Master Plan/Schedule associated with the entire project lifecycle from RFP to program closeout that are compliant to applicable DIDs, PASEG, GASP and WBS Standards

  • Lead regular status review meetings to capture accomplishments, resource and duration adjustments as well as maintaining interdependencies

  • Ensure integration and synchronization of cost and schedule data

  • Advises the Program Manager and Control Account Managers on schedule performance, forecasts and risks

  • Identifies, negotiates and resolves conflicts between the stakeholders in the Scheduling process

  • Participate in external and internal reviews of the schedule, including surveillance and audits

  • Other duties as assigned


Desired Skills:

  • Industry knowledge of program management and EVMS execution and theory

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to gather, analyze and summarize data to develop appropriate actions

  • Strong negotiating and interpersonal relations skills

  • Ability to follow processes and procedures and to direct others in doing so

  • Capable of receiving feedback and direction

  • Ability to maintain composure and communicate using logic and data driven metrics

  • Comfortable communicating with all levels of personnel

  • Desire to learn and ability to quickly adapt to technology/software

  • Ability to work autonomously with supervision

  • Desire to develop synergy with peers and program team and to work cross-functionally

  • Strong leadership and presentation skills with the ability to affect change without using authority


Education: Bachelor degree in a related field with a 3.2 GPA or equivalent work experience

  • Understanding of program planning/program management techniques

  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS) experience is a plus

  • DoD work experience is a plus

  • Military background or military work experience is a plus

  • Ability to obtain/maintain government security clearance may be required

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Program Management

Primary Location US-Maryland-Hunt Valley

Recruiting Company Textron Systems: Unmanned Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265941