Jun 04, 2022

Project Controls/Scheduler

  • Black Box
  • Illinois, USA
Full-Time Construction Defense Engineering Information Technology Management Other QA-Quality Control Sales management Information technology

Job Description

Job Description

The Project Controls, Primavera P6 Scheduler role works in conjunction with the Data Center Program Management team to create a framework and best practices on project controls and management.

This role will work directly with onsite Project Management and Construction Management teams to create and manage the day to day schedule of the large data center rollouts.

This role will also be responsible for providing timely and reliable cost, schedule, and performance measurements in accordance with the program governance requirements.

Job Location: Dekalb, IL

Website: www.bboxservices.com

  • Engage in capacity management during sales and operations planning, master scheduling, materials requirements planning, and production activity control
  • Create and maintain master implementation schedule in Oracle Primavera P6 and calculate EVM metrics/impacts to the project milestones.
  • Work with Construction Management and Project/Program Management to determine weekly inbound forecast and develop consumption models to improve accuracy.
  • Establish key performance indicators of forecast accuracy as well as actual data to date.
  • Schedule demand based on the product mix and provide accurate commitment dates to Project/Program team across multiple product lines.
  • Assemble master schedule reporting regarding performance to the business plan, the shipment plan, the inventory plan, and the implementation plan.
  • Establish reporting to determine labor and productivity performance statistics.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Solid proven organizational, project management, and leadership skills
  • Strategic thinker, strong analytical skills, able to synthesize considerable and complex data.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills; can effectively interact with all levels of management.
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle Primavera P6 and any client specific software or tools management.
  • Strong PC skills (Word, Outlook, Power Point and Excel).
  • Work flexible hours as required by Management.
  • Work independently as well as in teams, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Must be punctual and have good attendance.
  • Willing to engage in ad-hoc requests.
  • Inquisitive mind capable to work autonomously.
  • Comfortable to delivery good quality work under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to proactively engage with different stakeholders, internal and external.
  • Engage with different teams on regular basis for follow-up exercises.
  • Can-do attitude willing to go the extra mile to exceed expectations.
  • Keen to redo exercises as/when new data becomes available.

Education/Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle Primavera P6.
  • Experience in big capital construction projects desired.
  • Fully fledged with project management parameters e.g. earned value, actuals, accruals, planned values, estimates at completion, resource levelling.
  • PMP certification desired.

#L1-WC1About Us

What's in it for You?

Joining Black Box means you'll have the opportunity to work on exciting, highly visible projects with our customers. You'll get to know large and small organizations across the world and work to deliver best in class IT solutions. You'll be rewarded with a variety of experiences, development opportunities and exposure to some of the world's most admired companies. In addition to these rewarding experiences, you'll have access to our comprehensive Total Rewards Program. Our program continues to evolve to meet the needs of our dynamic workforce by providing a variety of benefits which are applicable and competitive for each country & region.

About Black Box

Black Box is the trusted global solutions integrator and digital technology partner. With nearly 45 years of experience connecting people and devices, we are an organization of top technical professionals dedicated to delivering solutions and services that help organizations design, build, manage, and secure their communications and IT infrastructure and networks. Technologies include 5G/OnGo, connected buildings, digital workplace, multisite deployments, data centers, and IoT.

We also design and manufacture award-winning products for Pro AV, KVM, cabling, and networking known for their advanced functionality, flawless performance, outstanding reliability and fail-safe security. We deliver high-value technology services and products through our values, such as innovation, ownership, transparency, respect and open-mindedness combined with our global presence and 2,500+ team members in 24 countries and growing. Black Box is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AGC Networks.

Black Box is an equal opportunity employer. Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.


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