Guardian

  • Corporate Project Scheduler

    Location US-MI-Auburn Hills
    REF.
    2018-1831
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs around 17,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian’s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products; the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries; and the distribution of specialty building products. Guardian’s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit guardian.com for more information.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Central Corporate resource for developing, implementing and maintaining a project scheduling system to ensure competent, efficient and timely execution of capital projects in accordance with the company’s project control standards and procedures, industry best practices, and individual contractual requirements.
    • Develop, implement and maintain project schedules in early project phase processes (Phase 1 through Phase 3).
    • Coordinate with regional Project Teams to support the project execution phases (Phase 4 through Phase 7); help coordinate local scheduling assistance; and work with vendors and contractors to set expectations for schedules they produce.
    • Assist project teams in the development of capital project schedules.
    • Assist project teams in the analysis of project schedule health and metrics.
    • Develop schedule templates and procedures to use across similar project (i.e., CTRs).
    • Maintain project schedule database.
    • Assist in the project benchmarking process.
    • Assist in the development of project financial reporting, including project schedule metrics.
    • Assist in the development and help lead training on project scheduling to the global organization

    Qualifications and Education Requirements

    • 10 -15 years’ experience in project scheduling in an industrial, capital intensive business, working with project work processes in a phased project work system.
    • Experience in developing Capital Project schedules.
    • Skills include proficiency in Primavera P6, and Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Good interpersonal relationships skills.

    Preferred Skills

    • Previous experience with both large capital projects (>$100 MM) and small capital projects.
    • Previous experience in developing project scheduling systems.
    • Bachelor’s degree in business or project management
    • Familiarity with IPA, CII, and PMI

    What do we have to offer?

    If you have been looking for an environment where people are valued, entrepreneurial spirit is boundless and opportunities for success are based on merit, and if you want to add value to your company, then Guardian Industries may be the place for you.

     

    We offer competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD and optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%. For more information visit us at www.guardian.com.   Guardian Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

     

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