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Project Planning & Controls Specialist

Business information:

The Hitachi Energy Indian Operations Center (INOPC) is a competence center with around 2300 skilled engineers who focus on tendering, engineering, planning, procurement, project Management, functional system testing, installation supervision, documentation and commissioning. However, over the last decade, it has evolved to become the largest Operations hub. The India Operations Centre team at Chennai, Bangalore and Gurugram supports Hitachi Energy’s units in more than 40 countries across a wide portfolio of all the four business units in Hitachi Energy To date, the team has executed engineering and commissioning for projects in more than 80 countries.

Mission Statement:

Understand and apply project planning and execution practices in accordance with internal project control standard procedures/instructions in EPIC system.

Your Responsibilities ​:

  • Support LBU/LPG project manager and lead planner in planning, scheduling and control.

  • Development of a comprehensive project plan during tender and execution as per scope.

  • Establish project schedule, man-hour budget and monitor its progress. Routinely analyze, evaluate and forecast the current project status against the baseline schedule.

  • Assess the impacts of design or construction changes to the schedule.  Evaluate the actual position of the project, compare the actual state with the desired state, and takes corrective actions if required.

  • Develop and maintain integrated role/resource loaded baseline and current schedule for better cost forecasting.

  • Ensuring adherence to best practices (critical path) and quality standards (six sigma) .

  • Report the status of schedule and man-hours in a time phased project baseline, actual and forecast data to appropriate project and company management and prepare slide pack for project review.

  • Coordinate all work on the project, ensuring that objectives are met within budget.

  • Conduct site visits to verify progress and identify any potential and critical issues.

  • Work with the teams to recommend recovery plans and update the schedule and budget accordingly.

  • Notify LPG Lead planner / Portfolio leader/ Project controls manager (as part of project team for ‘A’ projects) of any deviation or scheduling issue and provides input for optimizing resources.

  • Issue progress reports, program updates and productivity data on a regular basis and as requested by customers and stakeholders.

  • Devising strategies to overcome roadblocks or delays through technical knowledge, innovating short cuts or alternative ways, improvising with available resources, scheduling overtime to meet the deadline etc.

  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical background.

  • Should have 8 - 12 years of professional work experience in project management domain.

  • Must have Planning experience in Power Grids / FACTS / AIS and GIS  Experience working with project management plans (PMP) and plans, specifications and estimates (PS&E).

  • Must have proficiency in Oracle Primavera P6 planning tool  Experience in Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) planning.

  • Ability to develop, maintain and update detailed schedules, ensure adherence to quality standards, create reports and provide analysis using Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.

  • Should have Capability to work from offshore.

  • Ability to document business requirements.

  • Strong communication skills in written and verbal (English).

Sede Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Tipo di lavoro Full time
Esperienza Entry Level
Funzione lavorativa Engineering & Science
Contratto Regular
Data di pubblicazione 2024-05-28
Numero di riferimento R0046216

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