Principal Program Planner

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Raytheon is seeking an experienced program management, planning & scheduling professional to join the SAS Planning & Scheduling Department. This position is for a Program Planner within Raytheon?s Space and Airborne Systems in El Segundo, CA. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Development of an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) based on requirements provided by the customer as part of a Request For Proposal (RFP)
  • Development of a DID and DCMA compliant, executable IMS after contract award; resource loading the IMS prior to an Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) that demonstrates thorough cost and schedule integration;
  • Detail planning and maintenance throughout the program?s lifecycle that incorporates contractual and programmatic changes into the IMS in order to maintain realistic, current contract schedule baselines.
  • Detailed analysis of the IMS and supporting documents to ensure quality, completeness and compliance. The weekly and monthly business rhythms will require communication (electronically and verbally) of schedule status including but not limited to, results of critical path analysis, schedule risk analysis (SRA), schedule variance analysis and the results of ?what if? exercises to the Program Manager, the customer and potentially to senior management.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the Program Master Phasing Schedule and Integrated Master Plan (IMP).

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in a planning / scheduling or similar position.
  • Minimum 4 years of professional work experience using MS Office suite products (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Project or other similar Scheduling software.
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:
  • Scheduling experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment (preferably aerospace)
  • Knowledge of the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or similar business process
  • Ability to balance technical/cost/schedule constraints to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Ability to deliver customer focused solutions
  • Experience using numerous ancillary scheduling products such as Risk+, @Risk, FastTrak and PertChart Expert.
  • Ability to decompose statements of work into their basic elements and transform them into a workable program plan.

Required Education: Bachelor's degree


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.