Poland Patriot planning manager - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee


Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity in technical planning and scheduling management? We are seeking a technical program management, planning & scheduling professional to join the Program Planning & Scheduling Department.

This three year position will be the in-country Poland Patriot planning manager and expert for the Poland Patriot program in the Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) business area. The successful candidate will be responsive for all Poland Patriot planning and scheduling, directing in-country subcontractor schedule and performance management, while also setting direction and leadership for the US team operations. Further, the incumbent will be the planning architect for the subcontractor, in-country, work and will be responsible for developing an integrated approach for tying this work together with the program Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). Other responsibilities include:

This role will require forward deployment to the international location, under the terms of a 3 year MOU/Long Term International Assignment managed by Raytheon International Assignment Services.

  • Overall management of, and program lead for, Poland Patriot planning
  • Establish processes for subcontractors that are achievable within their capabilities, provide the Raytheon team the needed insight and predictive performance measure, and then help the subs develop these capabilities to consistently execute
  • Establishment of requirements and processes flowed down to subcontractors to ensure the resultant IMS architecture yields schedule artifacts which provide insight, and predictive measures, into the impact of any subcontractor performance issues
  • Communication of these planning requirements to the subcontractors
  • Integration of subcontractor files into the overall Poland IMS
  • MS Project training of in-country subcontractors
  • In-country Planning Subject Matter Expert (SME) – aid subcontractors in the development of their IMSs
  • On-going support to ensure subcontractor IMSs remain compliant
  • Support subcontractors in development of monthly IMS SDRL requirements
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.
  • Required: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

This position will be located in Warsaw, Poland.

Required Skills:
  • 10 + years of professional experience in Technical Planning, Program Management and/or Program Planning & Scheduling
  • Experience leading and managing a team of planning/scheduling professionals
  • Microsoft Project Server experience
  • Experience with the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or similar business process
  • Demonstrated experience applying system engineering principles to solve a complex problem
  • Demonstrated customer facing experience in leadership role

Desired Skills:

  • Direct experience leading planning effort on a program with external EV reporting and DFARS EV clause invoked
  • Direct experience with DCMA and JSA audit
  • Experience with implementing an IMS meeting 81861 requirements on a large scale development program
  • Familiarity with any of the following: Achieving Process Excellence (APEX) SAP/R3, Microframe Project Manager (MPM) or similar EVMS tools and software applications such as Oracle ERP, Deltek Cobra and Deltek MPM Connect
  • Demonstrated experience in using MS Office suite products
  • Demonstrated ability to balance technical/cost/schedule constraints to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in assisting Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) in planning, scheduling and cost estimating tasks
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Integrated Product Development System (IPDS)
  • Demonstrated experience with Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Raytheon Six Sigma (R6S) Specialist or similar certification
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Cost Estimating/Basis of Estimate (BOE) Generation
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver customer focused solution
  • Master's Degree preferred
  • Demonstrated comfort level working through tools and systems issues as may occur with large data sets: ability to manipulate data sets and troubleshoot applications issues with appropriate product support

Required Education:

  • Bachelor Science Degree from an accredited university or college in Engineering or related STEM field of study

Be part of IDS Program Management Excellence, join Raytheon and be a member of a world-class organization that leads by example, is a benchmark for our competitors and is highly respected and valued by our internal and external customers. Work for an organization that is noted for its teamwork within Program Planning and Scheduling and across functional boundaries. We are an organization that is honest in its evaluation of its processes, relentless in its search for best practices and is committed to excellence.

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