Date:  Mar 30, 2024

Inglewood, CA, US, 90302

Company:  Marvin Engineering Co.
Req ID:  774
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Pay Range:  $130,000-150,000

Marvin Engineering Co. (MEC) is a defense contractor performing product development and manufacturing of various systems for military aerospace and vehicles in the Los Angeles International Airport area is searching for an experienced SR MASTER SCHEDULER.  With a 60+ year history, The Marvin Group supports all branches of the Department of Defense and allies around the globe on an array of programs and platforms.  We support many military prime contractors including Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon.


This is an exciting new position created to support a portfolio of Engineering and R&D programs currently in the development phase. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining the Integrated Master Schedules across the portfolio, as well as the integration of subcontractor and supplier schedules. Coordinating with the Technical Program Managers, you will support resource planning and program analysis, to shape the schedule to successfully complete program milestones. Additional analysis includes schedule risk assessments, critical path analysis, logic evaluation and variance analysis of the portfolio. This role includes setting a program cadence for status reviews of the schedule, gathering inputs from multiple internal and external stakeholders and functions (engineering, supply chain, finance, quality etc.) to measure progress, forecast updates, and schedule metrics that you will partner with program leadership.



Tasks would include

  • Interpret contract requirements and objectives to create a thorough IMS that is executable and meets customer, quality and contract requirements
  • Gather individual program steps, durations, dependencies, and other details from appropriate program stakeholders to assemble into cohesive IMS that maps development programs from contract award to production handoff
  • Provide recommendations and support to Technical Program Managers by employing best practices to ensure timely and accurate status/forecasting of work
  • Analyze program critical paths and facilitate root cause assessments to baseline execution variances
  • Recommend actions to program management based upon program metrics, trends and variances
  • Evaluate schedules for IMS quality according to DCMA requirements and suggest improvements to processes
  • Independently perform as program IMS lead in program reviews and meetings
  • Support program risk/opportunity analysis as it relates to the IMS
  • Lead the development and delivery of Schedule Risk Assessments and IMS baselines across functional areas
  • Actively communicate schedule dependencies, risks and mitigation plans to internal and external customers; Be able to clearly explain the IMS assumptions and dependencies to leadership
  • Develop master phasing schedules for executive review
  • Support proposal planning and development
  • Ad hoc analysis and what-if scenario planning
  • Manage SDRLs across contracts to ensure deliverable dates are met, plans to complete are in place and executed with stakeholders, and deliverables track to Risk and IMS reporting
  • Establish and manage Risk and Opportunities plans to include risk establishment with cross-functional stakeholders, mitigation/capture steps, and plan to closure.

Perform general Program Management Liaison tasks, including interfacing with customer, coordinating inputs and deliverables among functional groups (engineering, supply chain, quality, contracts), and ensuring performance goals and deliverables are met and stakeholders are on-track for performance objectives





  • A Bachelors Degree Finance, Business, Management or Engineering or equivalent experience and minimum 10 years relevant experience in program planning or program management
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Project and experience developing integrated, resource-loaded master schedules across a portfolio of programs
  • Critical thinker who can offer recommendations for different ways to view program performance and execution to facilitate decision making
  • Must be well versed in the DCMA 14 points assessment criteria for program schedule management
  • Demonstrated proficiency in schedule analysis, and ability to produce valid critical paths, applying root cause analysis to variance recovery.
  • Familiarity with utilizing Schedule Analyzer tools to examine the health and quality of program schedules
  • Knowledge in the application of integrated cost/schedule methodology
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Programs (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Project)
  • Strong creative problem-solving, collaboration, critical thinking, and time management skills
  • Organized and self-motivated with excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively manage multiple program schedules while meeting program deadlines
  • Ability to take the initiative to seek out solutions to any give problem; be a problem solver
  • Ability to take on a leadership/mentoring role
  • US Citizenship

This candidate for position must meet export control and other special program access compliance requirements.  All applicants must be U.S. citizens, with no secondary (dual) citizenship permissible.

Interested parties, please send resume to (include job title in email subject line)   or  Fax 1.310.680.3917    Visit us at


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