Technical Planner

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
McKinney, TX 75069

Raytheon Missiles & Defense is seeking a program management/planning professional to join the Program Planning Department within Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD).

The Technical Planner position will be a member of the Program Management Excellence organization, supporting all RMD programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, maintenance and analysis of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and familiarity of Integrated Master Plan (IMP) for low complexity program.

Familiar with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) processes and in the discipline of program planning and scheduling. The candidate will contribute to ensuring compliance with governmental and customer requirements. Duties will include: creating and maintaining compliant Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) that achieves necessary cost and schedule integration.
Will assist in the integrated planning and budgeting of tasks, perform analyses and prepare reports to provide the programs with the visibility to make management decision to ensure that programs meet or exceed schedule commitments.

Must be able to ensure the IMS is used as a predictive model and as a valued management tool for the program. The candidate will incorporate contractual and programmatic changes into the IMS in order to maintain realistic current contract schedule baselines. 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 variance analysis and the results of what if exercises to the Program Manager, the customer and potentially to senior management. To be successful in this role the candidate must be able to develop strong relationships with Program Management, Finance, IPTs, CAMs and customer.

Required skills:

  • 2+ years of applicable experience that included Program Planning and Scheduling or equivalent educations

  • Experience using software designed for creating and maintaining industry related schedules. (MS Project, Primavera, Open Plan, or similar scheduling software)

  • Familiar with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) processes and in the discipline of program planning and scheduling.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a clearance.
  • BS/BA degree in accredited university or college in Electrical/Mechanical/Systems or other STEM related major.

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge and experience in assisting IPTs in planning, scheduling and cost estimating tasks
  • Familiar with the integration of schedule and cost in an Earned Value environment

  • Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist or similar certification

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver customer focused solutions


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Technical Planner

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
McKinney, TX 75069

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