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Manufacturing Support Team Member/Planner, Staff

Apply Now Job ID: 531182BR Date posted: Jul. 03, 2020 City: Kennedy Space CenterState: Florida Program: Orion
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Space is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world. Every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to craft, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages 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 a better tomorrow with you.

Are you passionate about making a difference? Are you looking for a growth opportunity where you can apply your expertise to a very important mission? Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor building the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, NASA’s first spacecraft designed for long-duration, human-rated deep space exploration. Orion will transport humans to interplanetary destinations beyond low Earth orbit, such as asteroids, the moon and eventually Mars, and return them safely back to Earth. Come join our Manufacturing Planning team in the dynamic world of Lockheed Martin Space on the Orion program. Here, we are driven 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 facility at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Titusville, FL has an immediate opportunity for a mid-career level Manufacturing Support Team Member/Planner to serve as the Production, Planning & Control (PP&C) Planner Lead, who will be an integral part of the Orion Program ATLO (Assembly, Test and Launch Operations) operations. In this role you will report directly to the PP&C manager at KSC and will be responsible for production planning, integration and test schedules, as well as both detailed production and master production scheduling on the Orion Program. Frequent interaction with multiple customers, both internal and external, will be required.

Summary of key duties for this position:

• You will perform the Make, Buy and / or Bill of Material (BOM) planning activities associated with Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) transactions and perform one or more multiple manufacturing activities within various manufacturing functions

• You will maintain production systems integrity to drive inventory optimization to minimize cost

• You will expedite and optimize material flow through the supply chain to meet customer requirements

• You will coordinate with Manufacturing and Operations Management to provide shop floor control on make parts; analyze and control production schedule and capacity requirements; execute the plan; provide timely status and expedite or work around plans to preserve schedule

• You will coordinate with Supply Chain stakeholders including Procurement and Operations Management to determine an appropriate time phased plan for procured parts and execute processes to ensure deliverables meet production schedule requirements

• You will maintain MRP parameters including lead times and lot sizes and coordinate with the Engineering and Change Board Representative to make the associated changes to the BOM

• You will primarily act in a Master Production Scheduler (MPS) role in the Production Planning & Control (PP&C) team and work with all functional areas to develop detailed production schedules utilizing Microsoft Project.

Our employees working in this level of position typically have 9 - 15 years of professional experience.
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree with 8-10 years of professional, job relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, candidates who have 18 years of job relevant experience will also be considered

• Must have Microsoft Project planning experience

• Must have demonstrated knowledge with SAP MRP (Manufacturing Resource Planning) processes

• Must have demonstrated knowledge of program & engineering planning and how production schedules relate to the program Integrated-Master-Schedule (IMS)

• Must have demonstrated experience with production schedule backward pass analysis to ascertain engineering need dates

• Must have demonstrated experience with Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) standards and compliance

• Must have demonstrated experience with managing Make/Buy and Bill of Material (BOM) planning activities associated with Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) transactions
Desired Skills:
• Demonstrated Project Management experience working initiatives covering a wide scope of production planning and control and/or supply chain activities

• Experience in a large capacity production role with proven communication and teaming skills

• Demonstrate/possess strong interpersonal skills; organizational skills; good oral and written communication skills; excellent customer service skills; general office computer proficiency

• Working knowledge of sub-contracts management, purchasing, cost-account-management, manufacturing, what-if analysis, and shop-floor-control

• Demonstrated ability to compile, prepare, and present information to management and customers

• Strong sense of follow-up and closure with strict attention to detail and quality









To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that encourages 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
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition

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

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You 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.
Other Important Information You Should Know Clearance Level: Public Trust 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 ProfessionalBusiness Unit: SPACERelocation Available: NoCareer Area: Product SupportType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: no Shift: First Apply Now

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