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Raytheon Company | Waltham, MA
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Job Description

The Program Planning and Scheduling Intern reports to the PMX Department Manager of Program Planning and Scheduling and will support a diverse group of senior managers, engineers and functional personnel in the development and maintenance of program plans and schedules.
Analytical problem solving and communication skills are essential for successful implementation of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). During the program execution phase, the Program Planner is the focal point for changes and updates to the IMS. The successful candidate must be able to identify and recommend insightful mitigation plans to ensure that the IMS is used as a predictive model and as a valued management tool for the program. This requires an awareness of project management and review techniques. Basic facilitation skills and the ability to proactively communicate with peers, team leads, technical leaders, management, and the customer are required. Keeping the plans current and predictive of the future are key in this role during the execution phase.
Required Skills/Experiences:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and use of Information Technology
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable working in teams in highly matrixed environments
  • Project planning and project management skills
  • Solid writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to quickly assimilate information and develop strategies and action plans to improve a situation
  • Basic skills in project planning, business management, budgeting, data analysis, and reporting
  • Coursework that includes Statistical Methods and Analysis
  • Awareness of project management business systems and related planning software (e.g., MS Project)
  • Awareness of planning products built in planning process (i.e., IMP, IMS, Product Breakdown Structures (PBS), and Work Breakdown Structures (WBS))
  • Awareness of IMS Network Analysis and Critical Path Management (CPM) Methodologies
Must be currently enrolled in an accredited institution pursuing a degree in one of the following disciplines: Business, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related fields.
GPA requirement – 3.0 cumulative/overall or higher (on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent on other scales)

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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