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General Electric Project Planning Specialist - Marine in Findlay Township, Pennsylvania

Job Description Summary

The Lead Project Planning Specialist – Marine is responsible for working closely with project managers, technical experts and project leads in planning, creating and managing project schedules. In this role, you will ensure that the project goals defined with the customer and all project deliverables are captured, understood and shared with the team to maximize on-time delivery. You will report to the Marine Operations Leader and support multiple project managers in both equipment/service across the Marine portfolio.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Establish, develop and maintain detailed development and delivery schedules for major projects from cradle-to-completion as well as larger service projects with field service and commissioning scope

  • Create detailed schedules covering project/contract milestones, design, procurement, manufacturing, installation and close out

  • Provide weekly/monthly project schedule updates with project team

  • Participate in project meetings, schedule follow-up meetings representing both project and planning interests

  • Close the project and activities by archiving work in scheduling tools

  • Evaluate project schedule and progress for validity and accuracy of project and resource requirements

  • Provide accurate and realistic assessment of project schedules, identify, and report problem areas, work with the project and engineering teams to track solutions and corrective actions

  • Customize and distribute Primavera/Microsoft Project schedules per customer contact requirements

  • Constantly monitor OTD (On Time Delivery) performance and objectives per schedule and work with project team to reach project milestones successfully

  • Support other project activities

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or high school diploma/GED)

  • Hands-on experience with Primavera (P6) and / or Advanced level experience with Microsoft Project is required

  • Two years of experience in project planning


  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

  • Must be a US citizen. Due to the nature of the work being performed this role requires the individual to obtain and maintain US Government Security Clearance; prerequisite for a security clearance is U.S. citizenship.

Desired Characteristics

  • Proficient in Oracle Primavera P6 planning, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to build, maintain and update the detailed schedules, ensure adherence to quality standards, create graphical reports, and provide analysis using Primavera P6 and Microsoft Excel

  • Knowledge of SAP

  • Experience in Power Conversion business and knowledge of products is preferred

  • Strong influencing skills when dealing with functions and planning their activities

  • Ability to interface with difficult customers, customizing planning activities according to specific needs and requirements

  • Ability to prioritize activities and respect deadlines

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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