Senior Project Scheduler in Middleburg Heights at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Nova, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright, is a global supplier of safety-related fasteners, precision components, bolting tensioning solutions and construction projects for the nuclear markets. Nova's innovative products, including Nova's HydraNut® Bolt Tensioning System, are changing the face of the nuclear power industry by dramatically accelerating closure time for reactor vessel heads, steam generators, circulating and coolant pumps, and valves thus increasing plant efficiencies while significantly reducing worker radiation exposure.


The Opportunity | Senior Project Scheduler


Lead project teams and controls project schedule, communications, cost, quality, and performance risks to ensure satisfied customers. Applies PMP knowledge and business practices to achieve a high degree of customer satisfaction. This is a hands-on role that has ultimate responsibility for all assigned projects and manages customer satisfaction, definition, planning, monitoring, and others aspects of a project.


Location: Middleburgh Heights, OH (greater Cleveland area)


The Challenge



  • Develops project plans; Coordinates project activities; Communicates changes and progress; Manages all project team activities and maintain timelines and target dates in Microsoft Project or similar scheduling tool. Track progress and review project tasks to make certain deadlines are met appropriately

  • Establish clear ownership for project tasks, ensure that team members have the tools needed, and provides timely feedback. Works with department managers to manage respective department capacity and resources.

  • Hands on coordination and delivery of project objectives. Schedule tasks appropriate to Engineering, Product Structure, Materials, Quality, Document Coordination, Manufacturing, Assembly, and Shipping.

  • Demonstrates effective communication both internally and externally. Formally communicates all project activities to customers and manages all communication throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Plans, schedules, and runs key customer meetings such as Kick-off meetings, Pre-Inspection Meetings, and Progress meetings. This may also include travel to customer site. Ability to multi-task and handle multiple situations at one time.

  • Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes. Manages project change orders and control with customer and internal departments.

  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Suggests new methods, procedures and work processes to continuously improve the project execution work processes (i.e. Lean initiatives).

  • Troubleshoot technical issues and escalate appropriately as needed.

  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary.


Your Expertise



  • Bachelor's degree plus minimum 5 years of project scheduling experience. Or technical sales, quality and engineering plus 5 years of project scheduling experience.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Familiar with DOE (Department of Energy) requirements is preferred.

  • Strong communication skills required: Verbal / Written / Presentation

  • Familiarity with project management tools and software. Strong computer skills (including proficiency with MS Office)

  • Ability to control and direct multiple projects managing both size and complexity. May require overtime, as needed.

  • Ability to manage team outcomes and expectations

  • Ability to deal with a variety of domestic and foreign clients. Must be willing to travel internationally

  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Strong customer service, organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills


This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.


Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.