Element Materials Technology

Lab Project Scheduler

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis


Element has an opportunity for a Lab Project Scheduler at their laboratory in Minneapolis. The main objective of the Project Scheduler's role is to ensure our technical staff and equipment are scheduled in alignment to meet our customer expectations.


Element is a world renown Aerospace Testing Company with clients such as Boeing, SpaceX and Blue Origin.


At Element our shared purpose of ‘Making tomorrow safer than today’ is what brings us together. We are energized by our ambition to make the world a better place and create a safer future for people. This is what sets us (and you, if you join us…) apart from the crowd.


Salary: $60K-$90K/year



  • Manage daily production planning and scheduling of technicians and test equipment
  • Work closely with department managers regarding capacity constraints and managing customer expectations
  • Prioritize schedules based on input from department managers and customers
  • Using visual planning software, keep revenue projections up to date
  • Compile month-end WIP and assist with invoicing throughout the month
  • Work closely with project managers and issue timely change order requests to customers based on feedback from technicians

Skills / Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two year college plus two (2) to four (4) years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) as well as scheduling software
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs
  • Ability to interface with customers to determine their needs and provide a satisfactory outcome

NOTE:  This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services.  U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.


Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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