Textron Master Scheduler in New Orleans, Louisiana

Master Scheduler


Job Summary:

AMaster Scheduler develops, analyzes, implements and updates key event and critical path schedules and networks to meet the needs of the contracts and company goals.The Master Scheduler works closely with the Program Management Office and the Financial Analysts to ensure the schedule is prepared to develop the Contract Performance Report (CPR).The schedules, networks, and reports must be implemented in accordance with program proposals, product orders, and customer requests. In addition, scheduling will be compliant with US Government Earned Value Management standards and directives.


  • Maintain the program’s Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for monthly release to the customers using Primavera Project Manager (P6).

  • Receive and input status updates from Control Account Managers (CAMs) into the IMS.

  • Work with CAMs, team leads, and managers to coordinate updates and support schedule variance reporting.

  • Ensure weekly and month end reports on the status and variance of the IMS using earned value management (EVM) principles are provided to the team.

  • Maintain the schedule portion of Performance Measurement Baselines.

  • Ensure the proper documentation and implementation of program schedule change controls such as Baseline Change Requests (BCRs).

  • Work with CAMs, team leads, and managers to coordinate updates and support schedule variance reporting.

  • Monitor, record and report activities on the Program Critical Path.

  • Serves as team leader to other schedulers.

  • Researches and analyzes solution or alternatives to problems that arises.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of departmental methodology and procedures for documentation purposes.

  • Ensure that customer needs are met based on the required deadlines or critical schedule dates.

  • Train other schedulers to serve as a backup, as required.

  • Generates, updates, and communicates status on all schedules.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.



  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or Post Graduate Degree preferred

Position Requirements:

  • Six (6) plus years of scheduling and related experience in a manufacturing or Production environment.

  • Experience in Critical Path Management (CPM) and solid knowledge of the Planning and Scheduling Excellence Guide (PASEG).

  • Experience utilizing Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge and understanding of cost and schedule project management systems.

  • Must be proficient in MS Suite software including Access, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc

  • Must possess the ability to interface effectively and efficiently across the organization.

  • Experience working in an MRP/ERP environment (SAP, Oracle, MAPICS, BAAN, etc.) helpful.

  • Project Management Professional certification is preferred.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location US-Louisiana-New Orleans

Recruiting Company Textron Systems: Marine & Land Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265503