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Senior Master Planner

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
28 February 2022
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Job Description:

Saab's Surveillance Systems division in East Syracuse, NY is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented Senior Master Planner to:

  • Work with Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leads and Control Account Managers (CAMs) to establish an integrated master schedule (IMS), manage schedule status, perform critical path analysis and slack management, perform schedule analysis (e.g. DCMA 14-point assessment), and communicate to management and customer.

  • Participate in proposal preparation planning including acquisition phasing, baseline pricing documents and preparation of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Integrated Master Plans (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedules for solicitation response.

  • Key contributor to project organization, team coordination, internal and external performance reporting and risk and opportunity management.

  • Partner with project managers, technical or IPT Leads, CAMs, financial analysts and customers to meet project objectives and ensure successful program execution.

  • Act as Risk and Opportunity Management Coordinator for assigned programs and proposals.

  • Work with Business Operations to support development of common tools, processes and training related to schedule development, integration, analysis and maintenance.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or related discipline.

  • 8+ years of experience in a technical, business, military professional or U.S. Government Contractor environment.

  • Advanced Microsoft Project skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint).

  • Experience with Integrated Master Plan/Integrated Master Schedule Development and Maintenance on DoD programs with EVM requirements.

  • Planning Arbitration and Adjudication across IPTs.

  • Recovery Planning and workaround facilitation.

  • Critical Path Analysis and Slack management.

  • EVMS Concepts including analysis and corrective actions.

  • Product Life Cycle Knowledge.

  • Integrating Scheduling data with Manpower, EVMS, and Proposal Support Systems is desired.

  • Schedule Risk Analysis Support skills preferred.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.