Production Control Planner (Mid-Level Career Role)


Lockheed Martin
Littleton, CO
United States

Job Description
**Description:** **The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space\.**

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder\. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our exceptional skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems\. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with perfection, and create incredible products\. We provide the resources, inspiration, and focus\. You bring the passion and courage to dream big and build a better tomorrow for everyone\.

**Do you have a passion and dream to be a difference maker? Are you looking for a growth opportunity where you can contribute to very important missions? Come and be part of our team in the dynamic world of Lockheed Martin Space\. In this role, you will perform as a member of the Production Planning & Control team within the Space Electronics Center \(SEC\)\. You will collaborate with manufacturing and test technicians, supervision, engineering, and shop leadership supporting production to ensure a steady flow of circuit card, module, and electronic box hardware through the assembly and test process\.**

**Summary of Key Duties for this position:**

•You will drive, track and manage all work in process for a given product group to ensure on\-time delivery of shop commitments

•You will work hand in hand with the Manufacturing and Test Supervision to ensure all jobs are being worked in the correct priority and to resolve any issues impacting work progress

•You will focus on driving resolution of all hardware on hold or at a stop with the appropriate supporting organizations \(MRP, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering, Design Engineering and Program\)

•Demonstrate a clear understanding of work in process and be able to clearly and effectively communicate status, issues and path forward plans to multiple levels of the organization \(Shop Leadership, MFG Director, MFG VP\)

•You will perform look ahead analysis to proactively manage potential upcoming conflicts and obstacles in order to minimize any impact to hardware delivery

•Identify process improvements that will prove to reduce production cost and improve schedule performance

•You will need to have the flexibility to support off\-shift and weekend work schedules on a rotational basis

•You will have the opportunity to learn the technical aspects of the hardware we build as well as gain a solid understanding of both manufacturing and test process flows\. This experience and knowledge will help you continue to build and develop your career foundation and has the potential to open the door into a production operations leadership role in the future

**Typical Experience:**

Specialized training in specific aspects of job functions and/or demonstrated ability to perform assigned tasks, and 6 or more years of experience\.

**Benefits of Employment:**

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big\-picture thinking\.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually\. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical

• Dental

• 401k

• Paid time off

• Work/life balance

• Career development

• Mentorship opportunities

• Rewards & recognition

**Basic Qualifications:**

•Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Material Requirements Planning \(MRP\) theory and practices\.

•Supply Chain Management experience \(including at least one of the following: Production Planning & Control, Inventory Management, Manufacturing/Production Operations, Procurement or Logistics\)\.

**Desired Skills:**

•Experience and detailed knowledge of SAP and VE CAMS

•Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment

•Proven ability to proactively identify and drive change

•Demonstrated experience communicating/briefing executives, leaders, and customers

•Understanding of circuit card assemblies, modules, boxes, and associated test equipment including thermal chambers, thermal vacuum chambers, and vibration tables

**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:**

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**Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer\. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status\.**

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours\. Our customers tackle the hardest missions\. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision\. They’re dangerous\. Critical\. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives\. Those are the missions we care about\.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges\. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U\.S\., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories\.

**EXPERIENCE LEVEL:**

Experienced Professional