PDS Tech Inc Scheduling Manager in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
This position is responsible for development and delivery of Marine construction, conversion and repair project schedules, resource plans and performance information to all levels of our management and support teams at our vast, 63-acre facility. Significant heavy manufacturing takes place both in several fab shops, as well as on the waterfront. This manufacturing process consists of heavy steel machining and automated fit/weld construction all depending on facility weight and size constraints and throughput. The successful candidate will work with Project Management, Production Planning and Production Supervisors to input and post accurate reporting and status to all levels of management.
Interface with planning, production control, engineering and production departments to develop and maintain project, program and facility wide schedules. Analyze project schedules and recommend risk and mitigation courses of action. Manage schedule logic and details to ensure reporting accuracy through resource plans. Use resource loaded schedules to develop manning projection reports. Develop and produce custom schedule outputs to suit the needs of different departments within the organization. Participate in the configuration, data collection and migration, analyzing and reporting of performance. Lead schedule review and progress meetings. Work with production control to maintain and utilize production metrics and KPIs. Oversee the schedule health metrics to ensure schedule is in compliance company requirements. Lead the development and maintenance of data connections between scheduling software and ERP system. Assist in the overall advancement of the department and company. Develop and maintain medium and long-range production resource plans. Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management. Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals. Set and continually manage project expectations with project members. Ability and willingness to engage in highly energetic pursuits on the waterfront. Abide by safety and sanitation regulations. Maintain a commitment to and promote the Quality Policy Program. Abide by and enforce all organizational policies and procedures.
Bachelor's degree in related field OR Associates degree with 2 years or more of related work experience OR 5 years of relevant experience. Proven history of successfully managing projects with critical timelines and completion dates as well as manpower and material resources. Experience in developing and maintaining schedules in a shipyard, or similar heavy industry, environment. Effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. Working knowledge of all common office applications especially spreadsheet analysis and graphing. Substantial experience in a complex multi-product, build-to-order production environment creating project and master schedules and resource plans. Candidate must possess a thorough understanding of planning/scheduling principles, practices, and techniques to ensure the effective use of Project Management tools. Working to advanced knowledge of Primavera P6.
Substantial working knowledge of ERP systems (EPICOR, SAP, etc). Substantial working knowledge of performance KPI's, metrics, calculations and formulas. Detailed and in-depth knowledge of earned value analysis and management methods (EVM & EAC). Working knowledge of reading and interpreting technical drawings/documents and product models.
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.