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Operations Planner

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
**JOB TITLE: Operations Planner**

**WORK LOCATION:** Houston, TX

**DURATION:** 6 Months (Temporary / Contract)


**Role Summary:**

The operations planner is assigned to the North American Operations Leader and accountable for the project plan and On Time Delivery (OTD) that this plan drives during the project execution. The project planner is a key partner to the project as he/she provides full visibility on project plan assumptions, planning issues, risks and opportunities. The project planner also acts as a strong link between the project manager and the execution functions (asset management, engineering, sourcing, manufacturing, quality, logistics, finance) as he/she captures and provides information helping project execution AND these functions operations.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

He/she will be responsible for:

+ The Planner is responsible for the creation of the project plan in conjunction with the other functions at the start of the job to align fully the project plan with execution strategy and the project contract.

+ The Planner is responsible for maintaining and update of the plan to ensure on time delivery of the project and to escalate any risks and opportunities resulting from planning activity to relevant parties starting with PM then through individual functions.

+ To make sure project actions are driven to conclusion planner maintains an action tracker.

+ The Planner provides the asset coordinators and project manager with status reports, schedule look-ahead extracts, critical path analyses and metrics (including control points, progress measurement, etc.) to provide clarity on execution and control of the project,

+ Planner prepares planning metrics required for business execution and monitoring in accordance with timescales agreed as part of the project and business operating rhythm.

+ Planner proactively communicates to the functions slippages in the schedule and risks associated on the timely completion of the project.

+ Planner develops mitigation plans via use of the project planning tool or/and action trackers and supports resolution of schedule conflicts across functions.

+ Perform closure of the project in project planning system so that booking hrs. is not possible as well as no demand coming from this project is visible in the system.

+ Ensure all planning records & any important related information for the duration of the project are archived properly part of lessons learnt process or simply available within the P6 schedule.


+ Bachelors degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in a planning function)

+ At least 3 additional years of experience in schedule planning and controls for various projects

+ Experience with Primavera, Microsoft Project, or like planning software

**Desired Characteristics:**

+ Experience with Subsea Services Equipment (SPS or Offshore) preferred

+ Prior experience with engineering, procurement and manufacturing schedule systems is preferred

+ Experience with scheduling and delivery of large value projects.

+ Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix environment

+ Strong problem solving, negotiating, and conflict resolution skills

+ Ability to work independently or as part of a team within a dynamic environment

+ Ability to organize, prioritize, and achieve milestones and deliverables

+ Sound judgment with the ability to think on your feet

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

+ Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

**Why** **Kelly?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

**Let us help advance your career today.**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2021-03-31 Expires: 2021-05-01

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