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Blue Origin

Program Planning and Controls Specialist III - New Glenn Blue Origin
Kent, WA

Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.

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About Blue Origin

Job Description

As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will participate in the development of space launch vehicles for various spaceflight systems. We are seeking a proactive, service-oriented individual with excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills that can thrive in a fast paced environment. You will be primarily responsible for project scheduling and planning within a fast-paced group developing human space flight hardware. In this hands-on position, you'll work to increase the speed and efficiency of our programs, by supporting the timely delivery, quality and transparency of schedule and financial data to support the company's business decisions. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

* Project Management certification (PMP/Certified Project Manager) or Program Management Office (PMO) - Earned Value Management (EVM) experience - Experience with Deltek, COBRA, cost/schedule integration tools
* Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Project Management or related field - 5+ years' experience in Manufacturing or Aerospace - Heavy hands-on Project Controls skillset, specifically in scheduling and planning complex projects - Proficiency with cost and resource loaded schedules using Primavera (P6), Open Plan or MS Project - Experience in one or more of the following areas: Budgeting, cost analysis, and financial reporting - Self-starter, strong bias for action - Analytical, organization and problem solving skills - Attention to detail and high level of accuracy - Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) - Strong communication skills in technical work environments - Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum
* Active member of the New Glenn Program Planning and Controls Team- - Provide support to program management in scheduling, resource planning, cost analysis and reporting - Primary Role - Integrated scheduling and resource planning - Develop and maintain Program Schedule(s) within the Integrated Master Schedule - Perform schedule baseline change control, collect and track performance, conduct critical path and variance analyses - Provide visibility, status, and regular reviews on schedule performance - Communicate issues to stakeholders and provide mitigation recommendations - Resource load, analyze, and optimize Program Schedule to meet required dates - Collaborate with Responsible Engineers and Buyers to status critical procurements and impact to schedule - Perform "what if" scenarios, and help to develop recovery plans - Coordinate cross-functionally to support the creation and implementation of new processes, aligned with the Program's strategic goals - Secondary Role - Budgeting and cost analysis - Plan to and maintain integrated cost and schedule plans - Track, trend and monitor cost - Provide status and forecast reports to upper management

Blue Origin offers a phenomenal work environment and awesome culture with competitive compensation, benefits, 401K, and relocation.

Blue Origin is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to EEO being the law, it is a policy that is fully consistent with Blue's principles. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or age. Blue Origin prohibits any form of workplace harassment.

About Blue Origin

Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.

5000 employees

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