Project Scheduler – Airborne

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Raytheon UK

Project Scheduler – Airborne


Summary of Role

Raytheon UK’s Airborne Division is looking for a Project Scheduler to join the Planning and Controls Group, based at Raytheon’s site in Broughton in North Wales, providing Project Planning, Risk Management, and Earned Value/budget control support including variance analysis reporting and key decision making.

Main Duties

Work with the manufacturing team to deliver robust planning that supports the delivery of aircraft across one of Airborne’s primary programmes.

Project Planning, including the creation and analysis of variance data to support the programme in reporting and key decision making.

Responsible for integrity of the Programme Tasking Schedule (PTS)ensuring all Raytheon UK best practice is adhered to and maintained in line with the programme cadence.

Ensure contractual and programme baseline control management is adopted to ensure the PTS maintain a true and realistic baseline.

Preform Critical path analysis and schedule risk analysis (SRA) identifying opportunities for project improvement or areas of concern

Support the reporting of historical Earned Value (EV) through the executive tool set together with variance root cause analysis and predict future programme delivery performance.

Support the Programme Manager with analysis of trend data and provision of metrics for review at Programme Review Boards.

Support the development of Programme Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Organisational Breakdown Structures (OBS) to ensure effective cost and schedule reporting.

Support Bid and Proposal activities through the collation and transfer of Basis of Estimates into the Pricing Team Ensure consistent application of approved best practice processes and tools using Raytheon UK’s IPDS (Integrated Product Development System).

Candidate Requirements:

Knowledge of working in a Project/Programme Management/Control environment.

Working knowledge of Risk Management Processes.

Experience of Microsoft Project EPM 2010/2016 and other Microsoft Office applications (Excel. Word, PowerPoint).

Ability to support and guide Programme Managers and their Teams Ability to multi-task, with good written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the business

Ability to work with diverse project teams and stakeholders

Commercial and Business awareness in a complex projects environment

Educated to Degree Level or equivalent although not essential with demonstrable relevant experience.

Experience of working within Aerospace manufacturing/Airframe assembly or systems engineering type programmes would be a significant advantage

Experience of working within the Defence Industry.

Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (Raytheon UK will sponsor as required)

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business

About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

25 days holiday + statutory public holidays

Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)

6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’

Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.

Enhanced sick pay scheme

Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.

37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).

Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities.

Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women’s Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,

Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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