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Metal Shark is a leading shipbuilder specializing in the design and production of boats and ships for military, law enforcement, fire rescue, and a wide spectrum of commercial applications. Metal Shark is seeking qualified candidates within its shipbuilding facility located in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.



  • Create project schedules for new builds, providing input to an integrated master overall schedule for the entire operation. Schedule updates, resources loading, materials and subcontract work would also be formulated into the individual projects.
  • Work as part as a team with project managers, purchasing, and operations.
  • Serve as single point of interface for General Manager and Project Managers to support yard wide integration.
  • Develop project and program metrics.
  • Proactively identify risks and manage issues; create mitigation plans with project team and status reports utilizing scheduling and cost performance and resource leveling.
  • Apply proven project management techniques, methods, and tools.
  • Implement and establish the Project Management discipline throughout assigned projects by demonstrating effective planning, mitigation of potential issues, and visibility into cross-departmental issues.
  • Support using the schedule and proper planning techniques with work orders and work packages.
  • Develop collaborative solutions using business and technical expertise.


  • 2 years professional shipyard scheduling/planning experience OR Industrial Technology/Engineering Degree
  • Advanced level in MS Project
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, multitasking skills.
  • Proven team leadership and influencing skills. Must be a clear and direct communicator.
  • Experience in marine industry, especially past project management in a boat/ship building environment
  • Experience with MRP, inventory planning/management, manufacturing work flows, etc.
  • SharePoint experience and/or familiarity with MRP systems
  • Previous experience implementing process and/or leading process improvement initiatives


Metal Shark offers Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K Plan, Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays.


Qualified candidates, please apply by emailing your resume for consideration to:

Equal Opportunity Employer

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