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L3Harris Sr Assoc, Program Scheduler in Fort Wayne, Indiana


Job Title: Senior Associate, Program Scheduler

Job Code: SAS20212501-55553

Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description:

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customer's mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

As an integral part of the program Scheduling Team, the Program Scheduler is responsible for detailed program plans to ensure the success of program objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Utilizing team inputs creates and tracks plans and resource-loaded schedules, performs risk analysis.

  • Responsible for detailed schedule analysis of network logic and critical path.

  • Works with cross functional Program Teams to resolve critical path and network conflicts.

  • Performs "what if" scenarios for individual program management teams.

  • Performs schedule variance analysis by comparing baseline to schedule.

  • Performs earned value analysis in support of assigned programs or projects.

  • Ensures management understanding of network logic, Gantt, milestone lists, and resource information in the schedule.

  • Develops and maintains scheduling procedures for assigned programs.

  • Ensures compliance with internal program procedures and IMS DID (Integrated Master Schedule Data Item Description).

  • Drives initial schedule development or rolling wave planning to baseline. Ownership of the road to baseline plan.

  • Utilizes Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas.

  • Prepares, develops and coordinates integrated master plan and integrated master schedule (IMP/IMS) using MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ensures major projects and program schedules and plans are integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality.

  • Share lessons learned with other schedulers.

  • Participates in schedule training, engineering and program excellence organization.

  • Communicates with contacts within and outside of own team which may include customers or vendors.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior program scheduling experience OR Graduate Degree with 0 to 2 years of prior scheduling experience.

  • 1+ Years’ Experience utilizing scheduling, planning or forecasting tools such as Microsoft Project and/or Excel preferred.

  • Prior experience performing schedule variance analysis by comparing baseline to schedule.

  • 1+ Years' Experience with using Microsoft Project, Excel and PowerPoint Office applications, as well as MS Outlook.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • TS/SCI clearance

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.