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Master Program Planner (mid-career level)
Littleton, CO

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Job Description

Job Description

The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world. Every single day we use our unrivaled skills and experiences to craft, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems. Our culture inspires employees to dream big, perform with excellence and build incredible products. We provide the resources, support, and the focus. You bring the passion and courage to envision limitless possibilities and we'll build, and protect, a better tomorrow with you.

Are you passionate about making a difference? Are you looking for a growth opportunity where you can contribute to a very important mission? If so, we invite to apply your expertise with us, a stellar company that will be putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, and developing national defense systems. Come, join our Program Planning team in the dynamic world of Space. Here, we are motivated by innovation and integrity. By applying the highest standards of business ethics and a forward-thinking mindset, we believe everything is within our reach - and yours -- as a Lockheed Martin employee.

Our team in Littleton, CO seeks an early to mid-career level Program Planner to support a new program within the Military Space Line of Business that will have the size and scope to offer valuable career development experiences. If you are an enthusiastic self-starter who is eager to learn and thrives in a fast-paced environment, who leads by example, and has the uncanny ability to influence and cultivate collaboration and teamwork, this is an exceptional opportunity for you to further advance your career as a Program Planner. This position requires an active Top Secret clearance with a current investigation.

What will this role typically involve?

* You will collaborate with Engineering, Finance and Business Operations, and Program Management while working within the planning team to translate authorized customer requirements into the performance measurement baseline
* You will create and maintain compliant Integrated Master Schedules which accurately and comprehensively validate contractual scope, work flow, and resources required to execute the program
* You will work with cross-functional teams to drive progress and performance, monitor changes and status, and facilitate communication between partners
* You will assist in negotiating hand-offs between product areas regarding technical content and schedules as well as facilitating workaround planning as required
* You will serve as a liaison by maintaining, publishing, and presenting relevant planning and scheduling information and metrics to provide visibility and communicate potential issues to management and engineering
* You may also support intermittent work at our Sunnyvale facility as well

Our employees working in this level of position typically have 9-15 years of professional experience.

Position is contingent upon program contract award expected by September 2019.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that supports 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. Benefits you can enjoy include:

* Medical
* Dental
* 401k
* Paid time off
* 25 three-day weekends
* balance
* Career development
* Mentorship opportunities
* Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin's competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

Basic Qualifications

* 3-5 years of experience as a Program Planner
* Experience with a scheduling tool such as MS Project (preferred), RTP, Primavera, ProjectView, or comparable scheduling tool
* Prior experience creating and maintaining an Integrated Master Schedule Network
* Earned Value Management experience
* Ability to perform typical schedule integrity checks and critical path analyses
* Must be a United States citizen
* Current Top Secret clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years

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