Job Description


Job Title

Planning and Scheduling Manager

Employment Type





Goose Creek, South Carolina 


Based on Experience


  • Manage all Planners and Schedulers; report directly to the VP of Programs

  • Direct the daily activities of the Planners and Schedulers/Expeditors.

  • Communicate the higher level business plan and objectives to the Planning and Scheduling team.

  • Present scheduling reports and information to upper management.

  • Able to perform as a functioning Planner or Scheduler to assist.

  • Review new project schedules and versions of the master site schedule prior to release.

  • Attend site staff meetings as a representative of Planning and Scheduling when needed.

  • Attend customer meetings as a representative for W International for Planning and Scheduling when needed.

  • Provide write-ups and schedules for proposals and RFIs as required.

  • Ensure the Planning and Scheduling department maintains the resources needed to adequately perform it role

  • Develop new and improved planning and scheduling tools and metrics to create, track, and report schedule performance

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Management, Industrial Management, Business Development, or a related field.

  • Must be a US Citizen or equivalent as defined by the US Department of State.

  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in a planning, scheduling, or project management.

  • Must demonstrate expertise with Microsoft Project; proficiency in Primavera (P6) is also desired.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Must demonstrate strong ability to create graphs and charts using Microsoft Excel.

  • Demonstrate strong decision making, mathematical, and analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to work independently and within a team in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.

  • Must have strong ethical values, professional attitude, and confidentiality.

  • Able to travel easily throughout the CONUS. (minimal travel required)

  • Having proficiency in MS Office (Work, Excel, Outlook) and inputting and using an Enterprise Requirements Planning (ERP) system for planning and reporting.


  • Planning, scheduling, or expediting management experience in a fabrication job shop environment.

  • Past working and management experience with a defense related company.

  • Possess contacts within the defense industry from previous jobs.

  • Some mechanical technical training or skills is desired.

  • Experience with Shop Tech E-2 ERP system or similar workflow tool.

  • Strong technical/IT skills

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