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Project Planner


Grainger is North America’s leading Maintenance Repair & Operating provider and we are the 10th largest North American E-commerce player with over 50% of our revenue coming from online transactions. Within the Enterprise Systems team we use technology to support the ever-changing and dynamic needs of a supply chain carrying 1.5 million products and an employee base of 25,000+; and we are committed to delivering technical solutions to support the business in its mission to stay atop. We deliver technology solutions across the enterprise including our call centers, branch network, sales, and our various digital channels. The team supports over 1000 applications across the network and operates in an agile environment to deliver complex solutions quickly and seamlessly. The team of 500+ is comprised of Infrastructure + Operations, Cyber Security, Technology Planning, Architecture and Engineering and are built in a way to support the dynamic and ever changing customer landscape.

Key Technologies / Framework: Java, J2EE, Ruby on Rails, RDBS, NoSQL, Lucene, SOLR


Project Planner



• Manages individual small projects.
• Framework: Applies Agile and other project management concepts, practices and procedures to assignments.
• Project Planning: Participates in the creation and maintains the project plan, capturing conflicts.
• Budgeting: Participate in the development and maintains a detailed cost baseline and actuals.
• Estimation: Participates and co-facilitates the gathering of information
• Project Resource Management: Works with ES leaders to effectively align resources across projects.
• Project Delivery Launch: Ensures all resources are accounted for and aligned to work prior to execution.
• Stakeholder Satisfaction: Aggregates, prepares and deliver regularly scheduled status reports.
• Risk Management: Identifies, analyzes and manages project risks and assesses potential impact.


Preferred Education and Experience: 

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
• Familiarity with Agile methodology is desired.
• Strong organizational and communication skills



“Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or protected veteran status.”





Full time