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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Mt Vernon, IN, US

Company: BWX Technologies


Planner/Scheduler - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Mount Vernon, Indiana



BWXT is seeking a Planner/Scheduler to join our growing team in Mount Vernon, IN!


The Planner / Scheduler develops, implements and maintains the master schedules for assigned projects in alignment with the contract requirements and project scope of work to: ensure that the project is on-track; identify variances, analyze impacts of variances and take corrective actions if required.


Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and maintain a master schedule for all assigned contracts and proposal activity.
  • Prepare various “what-if” scenarios due to unplanned conflicts or issues to support internal needs and contract delivery dates.
  • Track and Release (via SAP system) material to production to support shop needs.
  • Review production history and update schedules.
  • Drive schedules, ensuring that requirements are effectively communicated to all supporting departments.
  • Actively participate in the regular Project Team meetings.
  • Present schedule updates to upper management and external customers.
  • Coordinate with other sites for work sharing.
  • Analyze, evaluate and forecast the current project status against the baseline plan, assess the impacts of changes, identify root causes and develop recommendations for appropriate actions for recovery.
  • Identify, analyze, resolve, mitigate, eliminate, and manage risks that could adversely affect project completion.
  • Perform analytical reviews and checks of schedules and present status as well as forecast updates to PM and Project Team.
  • Perform resource leveling and smoothing to identify resource requirements and develop recommendations for hiring, training, outsourcing, etc. as appropriate.
  • Utilize performance data to aid in the development of Plant Health Metrics, Key Performance Indicators (KPI), and other data representation models as appropriate.


Required Qualifications:

  • Either an Associates' degree in a related technical field from an accredited university along with two years of relevant experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field; or a minimum of four years of relevant experience is required. Related and relevant experience includes similar duties as those described being performed in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office products including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Functional knowledge of Scheduling theory/concepts and experience scheduling for manufacturing/production/operations.
  • Experience in coordinating manufacturing processes, productivity, and efficiency measurements.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Experience with Resource-Constrained scheduling.
  • US citizenship with no dual citizenship is required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Primavera P6.
  • Working knowledge of an Asset Management system (preferably SAP).
  • Experience with program development or project management.



As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment. 


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Fortune 1000 and Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,700 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental restoration and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXT and learn more at



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