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Project Management Planner at thyssenkrupp Airport Systems Inc in Fort Worth, Texas

Posted in General Business 25 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

thyssenkrupp Airport Systems is seeking an experienced Project Management Planner to join our world class team in Ft. Worth, TX. The Project Management Planner will effectively be responsible for maintaining schedules and keeping project resources on track, provide regular project updates to the project director, and maintains contact with the project team to monitor job progress. Responsible for maintaining a good relationship with tk team members (Project Managers, engineers, manufacturing planner, buyers, quality, Field Managers, etc) to ensure that the project meets their exact specifications and time frame.


  • Responsible for preparing, maintaining and distributing a schedule for each project in execution. The schedule will be updated and distributed on a weekly basis to all members of the tk team.

  • Provide regular project updates to the project director, and maintains contact with the project team to monitor job progress.

  • Responsible for ensuring that our schedule for each project is aligned with the Contractual Milestones and requirements.

  • Ensure that projects are completed within the determined time frame.

  • Ensure all Planning KPIs in the Project Management Department are accurately updated on a weekly basis.

  • Gathers and analyses information to prepare status reports.

  • Ensures that assignment and scheduling of work follow TKAS policy.

  • Monitors schedule compliance levels and identifies reasons for completion shortfalls.

  • Participate and add value as a member of the Project Management Department.

  • Engages in effective communication within and across all departments.

  • Participate in Company Safety Program through safety meetings, audits, following good safe work practices and maintaining a safety and clean work environment.

  • Commitment to quality by meeting and exceeding our customer expectations and continuously improving our quality management system and their processes to create value for customers, employees, and shareholders.

Expert Know How/Knowledge:

  • Primavera P6

  • SAP experience and MS Office.

  • Ability to oversee major projects, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.

  • Ability to simultaneously plan and oversee multiple projects, processes and interface with customers/clients in an effective, efficient manner.

  • Ability to meet deadline on multiple projects while maintaining close control of processes.

  • Possess strong discipline to provide accurate and timely data.

  • Must be able to work independently, making sound decisions utilizing good judgement.

  • Impeccable attention to detail, effective problem solving skills.

  • Able to thrive in a fast pace environment.

  • Ability to work well with a team.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time - accurately, efficiently and effectively.

  • Must be self-directed, professional and dependable

  • Demonstrate dependable work habits and schedule

  • Observe all safety rules, procedures, and OSHA regulations


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

thyssenkrupp Airport Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly.thyssenkrupp Airport Systems is part of thyssenkrupp Access Solutions, which in turn is one of the five Operating Units at thyssenkrupp Elevator AG with headquarters in Essen (Germany).

thyssenkrupp Airport Systems manufactures, installs, operates and maintains passenger boarding bridges through three companies at locations around the world:

1. thyssenkrupp Airports Systems S.A., based in Mieres, Asturias (Spain).
2. thyssenkrupp Airport Systems Inc., based in Fort Worth, Texas (U.S.A.).
3. thyssenkrupp Airport Systems Co. (Zhongshan) Ltd., based in Zhongshan (P.R. China)

We believe that quality is the key to successfully meeting our customer´s needs. Our highly skilled personnel work at every level of the company to offer clients innovative design and the most advanced technology, as well as the very best in product reliability and service.

Continuous investment in research and development leads to state-of-the-art design, where precision and accuracy are applied to our passenger boarding bridge (PBB) production line. This is equipped with the latest in automation technology, developed exclusively to manufacture this product.Business Area Elevator Technology

thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group's global activities in passenger transportation systems. With customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world's leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years' time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities.thyssenkrupp is a technology group with strengths in materials. Over 162,000 employees in 78 countries work to develop high-quality products and intelligent industrial processes and services for sustainable progress. In fiscal year 2018/2019 thyssenkrupp generated sales of €42.0 billion. Our technologies and innovations are the key to meeting diverse customer and market requirements around the world, growing on the markets of the future, and generating stable earnings, cash flows and value growth.