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PDS Tech Inc Integrated Planning and Scheduling Specialist 5 in Hazelwood, Missouri

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Integrated Planning and Scheduling Specialist in Hazelwood, MO.


  • Prepares, develops, coordinates, integrates, analyzes and maintains, integrated plans and schedules for proposals, projects, programs and major initiatives at all levels across functional value streams to meet program and/or project objectives.

  • Tracks, plans, schedules and performs risk analysis for projects, programs and change activities throughout the lifecycle of a program.

  • Performs studies/analysis and planning efforts, within and/or across programs/projects, organizations or business units to determine impacts, constraints and plans involving product development, production rates, process improvement, or program initiatives.

  • Develops the Integrated Master Plan, Integrated Master Schedule and supporting elements, and drives program planning through the Enterprise Gated Process in support of Program requirements and objectives.

  • Performs integration of program plans and schedules, horizontally and vertically, across company functional, product groups, suppliers and partners. Identifies, analyzes and reports schedule performance variances.

  • Performs schedule-related risk and opportunity analyses and provides potential solutions to management.

  • Works with customers to develop performance recovery plans and incorporates in relevant documentation where appropriate.

  • Performs schedule, event and change impact analysis.

  • Oversees implementation planning for change requirements and ensures commitment of stakeholders.

  • Develops and posts planning, scheduling and change related metrics/reports.

  • Maintains disciplined revision control of all planning/schedule baselines.

Position Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for supporting CSPR Users in a standalone installation and working with the Enterprise tool and IT teams.

  • This role requires a business partner approach to independent work effort with interactions with users, IT, and various process SMEs. Your support will range from training, maintenance and troubleshooting to working with IT to perform CSPR installations and upgrades.

  • Candidates should have a desire to learn and willing to dive in to help in a very dynamic organization.

  • Experience using Open Plan Professional, Microsoft Project, Milestones Professional, Cobra, wInsight, Acumen, Excel, Access and OneNote

  • Support program IP&S and Finance users in their utilization of CSPR for their program needs

  • Maintenance of a CSPR Knowledgebase

  • Troubleshooting technical and process issues

  • Coordinate issues and requests with the Enterprise CSPR teams

  • Provide data from Enterprise CSPR for the maintenance of various CSPR data files

  • Provide subject matter expertise in the development, implementation and training of processes and tools, especially in key areas where the tools differ from Enterprise due to the nature of a standalone installation

  • Work with IT and users to install, maintain and upgrade standalone CSPR installations

  • Participate in testing standalone CSPR releases in the Proprietary Common Applications Suite (PCAS) labs.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience)

  • Ability to obtain U.S. Current Secret Clearance (US Citizenship Required)

  • 3+ years of experience in developing and maintaining CSPR/COBRA/OPP systems

  • 3+ years of experience troubleshooting technical system issues

  • 3+ years of experience directly supporting a proprietary program

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • Program planning and scheduling experience

  • Experience with Program Management Best Practices

  • Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar experience

  • Troubleshooting skills

  • Active U.S. Secret Clearance with the ability to get a U.S. Top Secret Clearance if needed

Typical Education/Experience

  • Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 15 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+13 years' related work experience, 19 years' related work experience, etc.).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.