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Principal Planning and Controls Analyst- Remote

Company: BAE Systems
Location: Sterling Heights
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

An experienced Production Program Controls Specialist is sought to join BAE Systems Platforms and Services Program Controls Team to work within its CAS Enterprise Program Controls/ Program Management system supporting on-going Program operations, including but not limited to current and future programs. BAE's current program portfolio includes several large-scale, multi-year programs with the U.S. Army. These programs are based in the design, development, production, support, maintenance, modernization and upgrades to armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor with operations in multiple CAS Sites. In addition to managing the on-going requirements of its programs, the Program Controls / Performance Measurement System is integrated with the Financial Systems to provide information required for near-term and long-term planning of the laboratory resource needs.

Under limited direction, the selected individual will be responsible for planning and implementing highly complex cost and planning program control functions and systems.

The Production Control EV Analyst is responsible for:

  • Analyzing production (Supply Chain/Manufacturing Operations), material planning, inventory control, distribution, cost analysis, finance, and/or a variety of other business and technical problems to support effective integrated program management in a production based earned value management environment.
  • Responsible for formulating and develop new or modified solutions to business issues to support the program while maintaining compliancy to government regulations and standards.
  • Oversee the work, resources, and dollars using program controls tools drawing from advanced understanding of program management methodology, program control principles, and hands-on experience with planning and cost processing software. Interface with other Program Controls Specialists in the development of templates, serving as a planning and cost processing tool expert, and advising program managers and CAMS on the trends and progress of their plans and schedules.
  • Responsible for the preparation and analysis of monthly trend and Earned Value (EV) performance reports (IPMR), processing updates to the Estimate to Complete (EAC) and implementing baseline revisions.
  • Respect, understand and value individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.
  • Abide by all environmental, safety, and health regulations.


    Required Education, Experience, & Skills

    • Bachelor Degree in a relevant discipline and 6 years of Program Controls/ Program Management experience; or a Master degree and 4 years of experience.
    • Analyzes production, inventory control, material planning, cost analysis, and/or a variety of other business and technical problems to contribute to the development of new or modified processes affecting the manufacturing operations function.
    • Understanding of Program Controls/ Program Management processes, as applied on developmental engineering and production programs, including but not limited to risk management, financial management, work breakdown structures, change management, cost estimating, configuration management and system surveillance, operations, and procurement.
    • Experience with Earned Value Management concepts and processes.
    • Experience in EVMS Joint Surveillance Audits, System Surveillance Reviews
    • Experience with Integrated Baseline Reviews
    • Demonstrated ability to support the development of resource loaded schedules, including but not limited to schedule statusing, reporting, variance analysis, and change control.
    • Experience with Manufacturing Requirements Planning Systems (MRP)
    • Strong understanding and use of Excel and Share Point
      Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • Familiarity with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations, ANSI-748-D, EVMIG, and NDIA Intent Guides.
      • Experience working in a matrixed environment and experience interfacing with high-level internal and external government leadership.
      • Demonstrated ability to support program managers and their control account managers with the use and maintenance of program controls systems and outputs.
      • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines, including working in a semi-structured environment with the skill to develop and implement new processes and procedures.
      • Ability to effectively communicate and work with both technical and non-technical staff.
      • Program Controls/Program Management certification(s) are desirable.
      • Ability and willingness to work additional hours beyond the normal work day when required to meet deadlines.
      • Experience with Cobra Data Integration Tools, or equivalent (MPM or Cost Manager).
        About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
        BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

        The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair---just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

        At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

Keywords: BAE Systems, Detroit , Principal Planning and Controls Analyst- Remote, Professions , Sterling Heights, Michigan

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