Planning & Scheduling Engineer

Chennai, India
Full Time

We are looking for a Planning & Scheduling Engineer, who will be responsible for creating, updating, and coordinating project schedules. They will work closely with team leaders to build, evaluate, and optimize project schedules using, Critical path analysis (CPA) that requires mapping out every key task that is necessary to complete a project.

Primary responsibilities

  • Defining all the activities and sequence activities
  • Do project estimates
  • Determine the dependencies
  • Utilize project management software like MS Project, Primavera, etc.
  • Identify all the functions required to complete the project.
  • Prepare, implement, and monitor scopes of work using Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for control and integrity
  • Establish the most likely size for the time duration required to complete the activities
  • Create, monitor, and analyze project schedules in accordance with standard of best project practice
  • Track, analyze, and report information appropriately to allow the project teams to manage their projects and evaluate weekly reports
  • Ensure accuracy of project schedules and performed version control
  • Co-ordinate project schedules, tasks, meeting updates, and efficient distribution of reports
  • Monitor projects’ progress, including identifying critical activities and reviewing forecasts and progress achieved to date
  • Maintain project risk register to ensure that risks are effectively managed to minimize their impact on schedule, scope, and budget of projects
  • Track baselines, perform what-if analysis, and develop contingency plans
  • Prepare project closure reports

Requirements

  • B.Tech, with 2-3 years of experience as a planning engineer
  • Planning and project management skills
  • Strong multitasking abilities
  • Strong analytical, critical, and logical thinking skills
  • A sound understanding of safety protocols in industries
  • Ability to focus under pressure and meet stretched deadline

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