Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Senior Analyst, Program Scheduling (Senior Program Scheduler)

    Location US-CA-Canoga Park
    Job ID
    Program Planning - Production Planning/Scheduling
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and

    We are seeking a Senior Program Scheduler to join our Scheduling & Material Planning Center of Excellence in our Los Angeles facility located in Canoga Park, CA.

    This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    With limited general direction, the Senior Program Scheduling Analyst will lead moderate sized program scheduling assignments or serve as a WBS scheduling lead, following established procedures and work instructions. This position requires the selected candidate to have strong organizational skills, be an excellent communicator, have an aptitude for the logical thought process, and have the ability to maintain attention to detail. Experience using Earned Value Management is required in order to develop compliant schedules that form the basis for accurate metrics, analysis, and corrective action plans.


    40% - Perform basic Integrated Master Scheduling (IMS) activities including Integrated Master Plan (IMP) development. The IMS must be developed to accurately represent the program logic and the activities sequenced with appropriate lead times and duration. Work with the financial manager to ensure cost and schedule integration, appropriate Earned Value Techniques are applied, and regular status activities are performed. Working knowledge of MRP and Production Scheduling with the ability to ensure schedules are synchronized.


    40% - Perform monthly IMS status and conduct schedule integrity checks, correcting schedule when necessary. Conduct schedule performance analysis and corrective action determination. Perform schedule risk analysis on a regular basis to predict likelihood of achieving milestones. Develop schedule health narratives for program reporting.


    10% - Maintain Baseline IMS through change control process. Perform change analysis to determine the schedule impact to the program. Ensure proper documentation and traceability is in place.


    10% - Lead procedures and work instruction development as required.


    Requires a Bachelor’s degree and six (6) years of directly related experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.


    US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and MS Project (or equivalent scheduling software).


    Desired Qualification:

    • MRP and Production Scheduling Knowledge.



    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    Employees in this position must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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