BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Project Scheduler in Sparks, Maryland
Job Description SummaryBD is looking for an experienced Project Scheduler with expertise in using Microsoft Project. **This position will support a Project Manager.**
The candidate will work across multiple projects that are part of a single program and provide services to project managers, project leads, and technical experts in the critical area of project scheduling and tracking to proactively identify sources of potential conflicts that can significantly and adversely impact project timelines. Identifying best practices to monitor and control the projects, providing cadenced reporting metrics and working with the project team as a whole to maintain these efforts.
Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates and tracks multiple key projects and tasks.
Maintains resource loaded and fully linked project schedules that can be utilized to analyze resource allocations, completion dates and critical path.
Tracks project progress and critical path on a weekly basis.
Creates tracking reports for various levels of management.
Provides forward looking schedule analysis to Leadership.
Interfaces between senior management, functional leaders, and Lead Project Coordinator to gather data and adjust scheduling parameters.
Works with associates to communicate project variances.
Performs other duties and assignments as required.
Education and Experience:
A minimum of four years associated with project scheduling (organizing, planning, and tracking) in a technical environment.
Extensive experience using MS Project.
Formal MS Project training/certification highly desired.
BS in Engineering / Science or related field with industry experience preferred.
Knowledge and Skills
Technology background, preferably in R&D and/or engineering sufficient to understand the technical issues encountered and how they might impact the project schedule.
Demonstrated expertise in project scheduling using MS Project, preferably Project Server 2010. Capable of statusing schedules, monitoring project progress, and communicating trends to project teams.
Demonstrated skills and techniques in identifying and mitigating project development risks.
Ability to influence and persuade using knowledge, expertise and sound interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational, communications and scheduling skills.
Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status