Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

Senior Analyst, Program Scheduler

Location US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID
Business Operations - Other


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout the world. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.


Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Program Scheduling Senior Analyst to join our Scheduling & Material Planning Center of Excellence in our growing facility in Huntsville, AL.


This job can be filled at the current level posted or one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Acting under limited direction, the Program Scheduling Senior Analyst will perform large program scheduling assignments, direct and coordinate the work of less senior schedulers. This position requires the selected candidate to have strong organizational skills, be an excellent communicator, have an aptitude for the logical thought process, have the ability to maintain attention to detail, and exhibit good leadership skills.  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.


30% - 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.   This individual will 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.


30% - Perform monthly IMS status and conduct schedule integrity checks, correcting schedule when necessary.  Conduct schedule performance analysis and corrective action determination.  Ability to develop complex filters and perform advanced analysis.    Perform schedule risk analysis on a regular basis to aid in successful program execution.  Develop schedule health narratives and interpret metrics for predictive and pro-active for program reporting.


30% - 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 and approve final documents.


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



Additional Requirements:

* Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite.  

* Expert-level knowledge of MS Project (or equivalent scheduling software) and Earned Value Management. 


Desired Qualification:

MRP and Production Scheduling Knowledge      



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.



•           Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in standard manufacturing and office settings and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal 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. Requires the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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