Project Planner / Project Controls Specialist


Project Planner / Project Controls Specialist

Position Description

Full‐time project planning/scheduling support needed for a portfolio of projects at a pharmaceutical client site in the Raleigh area. Multi-year project assignment with opportunity for extension. Position will report to the Area managers and interact with multiple departments across a wide range of projects (including process improvements, manufacturing planning, new equipment implementation, facility construction, product introductions and logistics optimization).


  • Detailed schedule development based on project understanding from team members
  • Project progress updating and perform analysis of bottlenecks, trends, critical path
  • Simulation/modeling of processes and key inputs for scenario evaluations
  • Analyze and present project data to team members
  • Establish project baselines and track milestones
  • Prepare project status presentations and develop custom reports
  • Other work as required/needed


To be considered, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Four‐year relevant degree (Engineering preferred)
  • Experience with scheduling software tools (Primavera, MS Project, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical problem‐solving skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exhibits professionalism


Candidate should be a dynamic individual who can work with project leads, area managers and support staff. Must be able to work independently, with minimal supervision, and as a member of a team. Successful candidate will build strong relationships and engender trust to obtain accurate and timely data.


Must hold a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record and submit to background investigation.

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