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Philly Shipyard, Inc. 

Project Planner – Production Scheduler


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Ensure that all PSI safety procedures, rules and regulations are followed and met.
  • Support the Project Planning group to prepare, maintain & follow up weekly the needed pre-contract phase schedules (IMS, PSI Master Schedule, etc.) together with PSI design planner, other planners and design and procurement department management.
  • Prepare and maintain the needed post-contract master schedules (primarily PSI production phase schedule) together with PSI other planners and design, procurement and production department management.
  • Provide the needed information to other PSI planners (detailed production schedules, design schedules, procurement plan).
  • Active participation to development & internal training of PSI scheduling set-up (Primavera P6 & SAP) to ensure accuracy and data integrity for all related management reports.
  • Development of PSI planning reports (schedule status, productivity, etc.) together with planning report analyst.
  • Participation in project meetings, schedule follow-up meetings representing both Project and Planning Department interests.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.


  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Decision making/problem solving
  • Adaptability and organizational skills and understanding
  • Integrity
  • Strategic thinking
  • Stress management
  • Willingness and ability to work as a team member


This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education And Experience

  • BS or MS (Emphasis on Engineering or Naval Architecture) preferred
  • Experience in Shipbuilding or other fabrication industries preferred
  • Planning experience in manufacturing industries preferred
  • Knowledge/experience of modern planning practices – critical paths, bottlenecks throughput restrictions, etc.
  • Knowledge/experience of modern shipbuilding process and terminology preferred
  • Knowledge/experience of productive work methods, capability to make productivity/efficiency comparisons preferred
  • Knowledge/experience planning ERP systems – Primavera P6, MS Project and SAP (preferred)
  • Other software skills – MS Office, Autocad (preferred)


Environmental exposures are similar to those found in most heavy industrial settings and may include noise, heat, cold, vibration, dust, fumes and smoke. Work may be carried on indoors or outdoors, and may involve exposure to inclement weather conditions.

  • Philly Shipyard is a TOBACCO FREE facility.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A range of motion sufficient to perform general lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, climbing, working at heights, extended walking or standing, etc. is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This is an onsite, full-time, safety-sensitive position. Standard days and hours of work vary by department, days and hours determined by department schedules.

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