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Engineering Planning Specialist (337542)Sterling HeightsMichigan.

Engineering Planning Specialist (337542)

Sterling Heights | Michigan | United States

Job Title:
Engineering Planning Specialist

Type of Position:
12-month contract position (possible for extension / going direct)

Candidate Requirements:
This position is ONLY open to candidates who are US Citizens or Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders). Candidates who are on CPT, OPT, H1B, and TN visas are NOT eligible.  This position is NOT open to corp2corp, corp2hire, or w2 referral.  

Job Location:
Sterling Heights, MI

$37.00/hr (overtime paid over 40 hours)

•    Available (health insurance, dental, vision, 401k, etc)
•    Paid vacation / holidays not available on contract (but would be going direct)

Job Description / Responsibilities:
HRU Technical Resources has partnered with a major defense contractor to place an Engineering Planning Specialist.  This role will support multiple Engineering Program teams and will be responsible for supporting the program engineering manager (PEM) and various integrated product team (IPT) leads on a daily basis.  You will be responsible for supporting several work directives (WD) simultaneously for the designated programs.  In support of these efforts, you will be responsible for supporting a Project Manager (PM) with the management of cost, schedule, and performance of the work directives.  Tasks may include, but are not limited to:
•    Developing and maintaining Project Planning Workbooks
•    Support of Cost Account Manager (CAM) duties for the WDs
•    Risk management activities
•    Maintaining program schedules/development of project plans
•    Developing or reviewing estimates
•    Monitoring work and expenditures to ensure schedule and budget are maintained
•    Support of program management reviews and Lifecycle Management activities
•    Preparation of status reports and other program documentation
•    Development and analysis of program metrics
•    Coordinate, proof, manage and assemble program deliverables for the customer as well as internal status reports and tracking documentation
•    Project Analysts may also spend up to 15% of their time supporting the Program PMs in support of contract and overarching program duties

Skills Required / Desired:
•    Engineering Planning experience; at least 3 years.
•    Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Project Management, Engineering, or related field of study is strongly preferred.  Equivalent experience will be considered if extensive.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills
•    Candidate must be resourceful and work independently to develop approaches to solutions
•    Earned Value Management experience
•    Some experience with program financial reporting and analysis
•    Ability to initiate, prioritize, and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
•    Strong analytical skills
•    Proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•    Travel may be required in order to support customer meetings

Skills Preferred:
•    Knowledge of the company’s platforms and programs
•    Experience with risk and opportunity management
•    Proficiency in E2S and the application of Earned Value Management
•    Familiarity with Defense Industry Engineering and Supply Chain Processes
•    Experience with Microsoft Project, Access, and Visio
•    Experience with the operation and development of Excel Pivot Tables
•    Experience with PowerBI

Experience / Education:
•    Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or 5-10 years equivalent experience

Work Environment:
•    1st / day shift
•    9/80 work schedule (9 hours days with every other Friday off)
•    May have occasional overtime as needs arise

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