Full Time

Tool Install Scheduler

Posted on 13 December 22 by Maria O'Toole

  • Penang, Malaysia
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Job Description

DPS work at the frontier of facility delivering innovative and ground-breaking solutions for our clients on the most exciting and high-profile projects around the world, designing some of the most complex and specialized facilities under construction today. Our Malaysia business is growing, and we are recruiting key team members. Look no further if you would you like to work on one of the biggest and leading-edge construction projects in Asia and be part of a winning team. People with skills, knowledge, and expertise like yours underpin our success. A career at DPS is truly rewarding, with excellent benefits and opportunities to develop your technical and professional development. We respect and support each other to create one DPS team. We are dynamic, we create space for ideas, independent views and challenging the status quo. We have a diverse workforce and embrace different views and perspectives. Look no further if you would you like to be part of a vibrant dynamic team that delivers world class engineering, design, and project management for industry leading clients around the world. If you have what it takes to work with us, apply today.

Position Summary:
DPS Advanced Technology Group is seeking a Tool Install Scheduler with a solid background in construction support to join our growing team based in Penang, Malaysia. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, coordination, and maintenance of schedules to support the project requirements. The coordination must be consistent with Client wide Virtual Factory standards. These standards reference activity duration, activity logic, schedule SOP, and the schedule model. The contractor must provide a comprehensive accurate project schedule to facilitate the successful execution and completion of the project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining the weekly schedule update cycle for the TI and AMHS schedules including completing weekly progress updates, schedule/critical path analysis, what-it risk analysis, and publishing weekly schedule status reports along with resource analysis.
  • P3/P6/Pull Plan/Weekly Work Plan resource coordination.
  • Resource load schedules and develop weekly reports for HC profiles by resource type.
  • Adhere to Client defined scheduling processes/SOPs.
  • Adhere to schedule change control/documentation processes
  • Work with the factory organisation to ensure EMS, SAP, Layout Systems are reconciled with the TI Schedule to reflect accurate scope and timing for the project.
  • Maintains TI Schedule by incorporating customer changes and updates into schedule.
  • Supports negative float resolution.
  • Works with Schedule customers to determine and implement solution to their schedule needs.
  • Develops and designs custom schedule reports.
  • Provides analysis on schedule information, e.g., PAS indicators, neg float and lookahead report
  • Interacts with PMs, Design, Factory and Contractor.
  • Communicates changes that impact the schedule.
  • Identifies improvement opportunities pertaining to schedule issues
  • Responsible for data integrity
  • Utilises VF standards for logic, Task IDs, durations, and activity codes and manages modifications/variations as needed per TI project
  • Provides What-If support to customers as needed.
  • Proactively troubleshoots schedule issues and gap and work issues with stakeholders

Education & Experience:

  • Two-year technical degree with emphasis on project controls and project scheduling
  • 8 years of construction scheduling and database management experience or
  • 4-year Professional degree in construction management/engineering and 4 years construction planning, scheduling, monitoring, updating, and reporting on construction projects and database management experience
  • Two to five years’ experience with Primavera scheduling software

Essential Skills:

  • Complete knowledge of Primavera Scheduling Software
  • Thorough understanding of technical requirements for Primavera Scheduling Software (P5/6)
  • Excellent scheduling knowledge and ability to be a technical advisor with respect to a critical path, predecessors/successors, activity definition, activity sequencing, and logic
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access


  • Travel: level of travel e.g., 0% travel, 0 – 20% travel, 20 – 50% travel
  • Location: Malaysia site-based role with visa sponsorship provided for this position.
  • Travel: Occasional travel to other client sites as per business needs.
  • Working hours: 40 hours, Monday to Friday
  • Extensive training will be provided prior to travel to client Malaysia site.

DPS Engineering Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. DPS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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