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Project Planner

Date: Dec 25, 2020

Location: Katowice, SL, PL

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Project Planner (m/f) for our location in Katowice, Poland

In this role you are going to perform Project Planning in Primavera for R&D Development projects managed by Rail Control Solution Engineering Product Families. The work focuses on improving estimates and robustness of plans, leading to on-time delivery of the projects. You will support with improving Resource Management and Capacity Planning as the next level in the Rail Control Solution Primavera implementation.

The Project Planner is responsible for guiding the Project Core Team in the management of all planning, scheduling and progress control related aspects of the project in accordance with the Planning & Scheduling Process.

You will provide the knowledge and the tools to plan the project scope of work and all related deliverables during project launch. This includes application of the generic WBS and using it as a cost and progress management tool throughout the project



•The Project Planner establishes and updates the Detailed Project Schedule (DPS), including leading the harmonization and integration of sub-schedules from all parties (functions, work package leaders) involved in the project.

•The Project Planner needs to challenge all inputs from all parties (including the PM) to ensure a realistic plan.

•The Project Planner regularly tracks and reports progress against the baseline schedule and continuously monitors risks and opportunities as well as proactively develops scenarios, mitigation or back-up plans if required.

•The Project Planner produces schedule related KPI’s as required.

Project Management support

•The Project Planner supports the Project Manager in discussions related to delays and/or improvements of the schedule.

•The Project Planner supports the Project Manager representatives communicating detailed schedule objectives or issues to suppliers or partners.

•The Project Planner works with the various Function Heads to assign resources to the Schedule, as well as performs the Resource loading analysis

Process and Improvements

•The Project Planner ensures Rail Control Solution (RCS) R&D Planning process is followed.

•To work actively to improve RCS R&D Planning processes & tools. To ensure they are used properly and in line with related processes in RCS.


•University Degree preferred in Engineering or Project Management.

•Typically, 3-5 years of experience in planning and scheduling.

•Knowledge of using Microsoft Office is required.

•Knowledge of using Primavera P6 is an advantage.

•Experience with using Agile and Waterfall methods is preferred.

•Desired competencies -Planning, Flexibility, Communication, Customer orientation.

•Language skills required- Advanced/Business fluent level of English, other international languages are a plus.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Job: Project Development
Primary Location: PL-SL-Katowice
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
30.10.2020, 6:55:48 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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