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Critical Minerals Project Scheduler

Job Posting Date:  Jul 20, 2024
Function:  Planning & Scheduling

Clarksville, US

About Nyrstar: 


Nyrstar is an international producer of critical minerals and metals essential for a low carbon future.  With a market leading position in zinc and lead, Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the United States and Australia and employs approximately 4,000 people. Its Corporate Office is based in Budel-Dorplein, the Netherlands.  The company’s operations are located close to key customers and major transport hubs to facilitate reliable and efficient delivery of raw materials and distribution of finished products.  Nyrstar’s operating business is wholly owned by Trafigura, one of the world’s leading independent commodity trading and supply chain logistics companies.  Visit 


Overview of the role


Scheduler works with Project Controller to ensure the project stays within budget and gets delivered on time. Help identify areas of improvement for project operations by closely monitoring a project's progress. Scheduler oversees a project's progress (physical and financial) to ensure it stays within project parameters.


Key Accountabilities


  • Establish and maintain a Portfolio Master Schedule including monitoring, status reporting and revisions as required.
  • Reviewing a project's deadlines and budget with the Project Controller.
  • Oversee, identify plan deviations, and recommend resolution for Project Controller and Project Manager.
  • Create project progress reports and make recommendations for ways to improve the project's progress.
  • Analysing performance data to establish performance metrics.
  • Develop risk mitigations.
  • Working closely with technical experts, project leads and project managers in planning, creating, and managing project schedules.
  • Support Project Controller in maintain current and forecasted Cash Flow data when compared to projected Cash Flow.
  • Comparing ongoing project activities with the project management plan and project performance baseline.
  • Anticipate potential problems and recommend resolution for Project Controller and Project Manager.
  • Develop a comprehensive master schedule for the project, incorporating both the contractors' and Nyrstar's schedules.
  • Ensure that schedule tracking is consistently updated.


Qualifications/ Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, a concentration in Construction Management, Engineering, Science or Business Administrator.
  • More than five years in a similar role.
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Good analytical and planning skills.
  • Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Proficiency in the use of project scheduling software such as MS project and/or Primavera P6 is a requirement.
  • Good working ethics and ability to treat documents with confidentiality.
  • Highly demonstrated ability in conceptual and practical planning skills
  • Strong working ability with MS Office (Excel, spreadsheets, project planners, charting etc.)
  • Experience in SAP preferred.

Nearest Major Market: Clarksville
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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