A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a
Are you searching for a career with a company that offers
challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you
looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to
offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for
a company that values a friendly work environment and that values
YOU? Then look no further!! Consider Cobham.
We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a
technologically advanced electronics company employing more than
3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide.
We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to
the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense,
aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.
Cobham’s Integrated Electronic Solutions’ (IES) Lansdale, PA
business is a leading supplier of integrated RF solutions and high
power, solid state broadband transmitters for EW and Radar
applications and antennas and precision positioners both for
standalone aperture and positioner requirements as well as
integrated sensor systems across many high performance
applications. The Lansdale business is experiencing exciting
growth and is recruiting an Engineering Scheduler
scheduling and resource loading analysis to support program
execution and resource forecasting across all engineering functions
through the entire product lifecycle. The engineering team is very
strong, encompassing over 100 engineering professionals including
systems, software, RF, power amplifier, antenna, mechanical,
reliability, test and other engineering specialties, located in
Lansdale as well as across several other sites.
This role reports to the Lansdale Engineering Operations
Manager. The candidate must possess a strong programmatic
background, analytic skills and fluent in MS Project, MS Excel with
a knowledge of CRM tools. The ideal candidate will have experience
establishing and maintaining a finite resource plan covering
multiple projects through all product lifecycles. Previous
employment in a company providing military and industrial solutions
participating in the bid & proposal, development, qualification,
transition to production and support processes. This person must
have excellent communication skills and be able to work well within
a matrix organization to drive operational excellence and
improvement in business performance.
- Establish and maintain a common resource pool in MS Project
for the engineering organization. The resource pool will include
personnel, engineering tools, key capital equipment and any
special facility needs.
- Generate and maintain resource-loaded schedules with rollups
for program execution, resource forecasting, and production
support that align with business performance objectives, Key
Performance Indicators (KPIs) and continuous improvement
- Perform data collection and reporting for Key Performance
Indicators (KPIs) related to schedule performance, resource
utilization and execution.
- Participate in business performance improvement efforts
related to engineering program estimating and execution from
business opportunity capture through development, low-rate
introductory production (LRIP), production readiness, and
Key Measures / Milestones:
- Fluent in MS Project with experience managing a common shared
resource pool supporting multiple projects executing at various
lifecycle stages simultaneously.
- Demonstrated ability to generate and present schedule
forecasts and resource plans utilizing data from multiple data
sources to multi-disciplined panels with a strong focus on
optimized resource utilization and business performance.
- Ability to effectively work with teams to dynamically schedule
program plans with finite resources enabling decisions to
support optimum execution and resource utilization supporting
all stages of the product lifecycle maximizing resource
- Proficient in MS Excel with demonstrated ability to
programmatically and efficiently collect, filter and process
complex data from multiple sources generating concise report and
rollups supporting data-driven recommendations to positively
impact business performance.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills, employing
diplomacy, confidence and tact; assertive without antagonism or
alienation; objectively presenting data and recommendations for
- Good work practice/ethic, self-motivated, and reliable.
Demonstrated ability to deliver on-time and work well with team
- Ability to work in line with Cobham’s SPIRIT values,
exhibiting exemplary behavior and emotional intelligence
- Attaining engineering business performance excellence goals
- Engineering resource utilization, scheduling, forecasting,
data collection, analysis and reporting
- BS or BA degree in Engineering, Database Programming, or
- Three (3) years minimum experience working with MS Project
managing multiple projects with focus on resource planning and
- Three (3) years of experience working in a high-mix
environment (multiple product lines).
- Three (3) years Excel expertise.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance
- Three (3) years of experience working within an engineering
organization developing schedules and resource plans supporting
internal research & development, bid & proposal,
development, new product introduction and sustaining support for
full rate production.
- Excel database programming knowledge
- Experience presenting and preparing PowerPoint presentations.
- Experience with Data mining and maintain KPI’s.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Experience in driving engineering resource utilization,
practices, and measures of performance and proven track record
with continuous improvement achievements in engineering
organizations, including working knowledge of LCM and/or
Stage-Gate methodology and Lean practices
- Certification in Lean 6-sigma methods
- Experience working in and driving results in a matrix
- Active SECRET security clearance
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of
Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global
leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the
insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective
future. Innovators like you!
If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we
encourage you to apply. We are unable to sponsor work
visas. U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the
development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and
defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and
partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology
they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and
passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering
culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans
for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding,
exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of
Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and
employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will
refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against,
employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose
their compensation or the compensation of other employees or
The EEO is the Law poster is available here
and the poster supplement is available here
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with
and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability for any part of the employment process, please send an
e-mail to CAEScareer@cobham.com or call (703) 842-2971 and let us
know the nature of your request and your contact information.