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Program Planner/Scheduler (early to mid-career level)

Littleton, Colorado

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Program Planner/Scheduler (early to mid-career level)

Littleton, Colorado

Job ID: 559232BR Date posted: Jun. 21, 2021 Locations: Littleton, Colorado 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 team is 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 focus. You bring the passion and courage to envision limitless possibilities and we’ll build a better tomorrow with you.

Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters! Lockheed Martin Space builds satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for our government and commercial customers. Connecting people, advancing discovery, and protecting what matters most. Our satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide. As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Your mission is ours. As that mission evolves, we’ll be ready. Will you? Come, join our Program Management team in the dynamic world Space. 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 in Littleton, CO has an immediate opportunity for an early to mid-career level Program Planner/Scheduler to join our mission supporting the Commercial Civil Space (CCS) line of business in Littleton, CO. This is an exciting opportunity in which you will have the ability to support various programs in Deep Space, Advanced Programs, Weather and Earth Science, and Communications Satellite Solutions. As a Program Planner on our planning team, you will conduct and manage a variety of activities for programs and proposals.

Summary of Key Duties: In this role you will….

• Interface with programs, proposal teams and product teams on schedule related topics

• Identify and drive planning process improvements for the line of business

• Develop and maintain Integrated Master Schedules in MS Project Server

• Combine multi-functional inputs to encompass the end-to-end program lifecycle

• Conduct critical path & risk analyses and output into actionable data for the program

• Communicate schedule impacts and develop corrective action proposals

• Provide guidance to Control Account Managers in the application of Earned Value

• Develop schedules that incorporate contractual scope, workflow, and resources

Our employees working in this level of position typically have 5- 10 years of experience.


Join us. Let’s do Space!
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education

• 2-3 years of prior relevant planning experience

• Previous planning/scheduling experience with Microsoft Project or other comparable planning/scheduling tool

• Experience supporting projects with Earned Value Management requirements

• Strong understanding of the Program Performance Management Process

• Demonstrated competency in integrating cost/schedule and rolling wave planning

• Experience conducting critical path and risk analyses
Desired Skills:
• Strong skills with Microsoft Project

• Experience with Microsoft Project Server

• Strong influencing and relationship management skills

• Ability to work independently as well as part of an integrated team

• Experience with Agile planning

• Proposal experience

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

• Ability to communicate and work effectively across multiple disciplines

• Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills

• Self-starter able to operate with minimal guidance Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

Pay Rate:
In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $68,500 - $114,100 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.

This position is incentive plan eligible
Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per weekClearance Level: None 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: PossibleCareer Area: Program Planning Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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