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Program Planner (mid career level)

Apply Now Job ID: 509566BR Date posted: Nov. 13, 2019 City: Sunnyvale State: California Program: SP-RS
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

Lockheed Martin Space in Sunnyvale, CA has an excellent mid career level Program Planner opportunity to work within our Special Programs organization. Special Programs has an excellent track record of stable programs with highly evolving technical requirements that drives subcontract changes on a regular basis. We have developed a significant number of future leaders with a wide variety of engagement programs and challenging work to develop individual potential. Come, join our Program Planning team in the dynamic world of Lockheed Martin Space. Here, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee.

As our new team member, you will need to be someone who thrives in a dynamic environment, leads by example, and has the desire and ability to influence and foster collaboration and teamwork to generate results with impact. You’ll be part of a team that plans and manages detailed schedule networks from proposal, design, assembly, test, and into operation. It will be important to have a constant desire for learning and growth to stay informed on complex systems and keep pace with emerging technologies.

Summary of key duties for this position:

• You will validate cost and schedule integration for effective program performance management and manage vertical and horizontal integration between all schedules and shall be compliant with command media

• You will perform time-phased predictive analyses, critical path verification, and schedule risk assessments to ensure capability to meet commitments.

• You will resolve schedule conflicts, develop and implement work-around strategies and tactical alternatives

• You will conduct data and process quality assessments of planning products and prepare for surveillance reviews to ensure compliance with program performance management

• You will be responsible for the entire program schedule and work with cross-functional teams to facilitate communication between stakeholders to drive progress and performance, and evaluate changes and status

• You will influence overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization and develop solutions to a variety of complex problems

• 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


Our employees working in this level of position typically have 9 - 15 years of professional experience.
Basic Qualifications:
• 5 years of prior program planning type experience

• Experience supporting complex projects involving a large number of tasks and resource loading into a plan

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

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications

• Proficiency in Microsoft Project required

• Must be a United States citizen

• Ability to obtain a TS/SCI w/ Poly security clearance
Desired Skills:
• Active Top Secret or TS/SCI w/ Poly security clearance highly preferred

• Bachelors degree

• Experience with Microsoft Project Server

• Familiar with LM Space Program Planning command media and good scheduling practices

• Project management experience or PMP/APICS certification

• Experience developing Integrated Master Plans and Schedules on an Earned Value Management program

• Experience with compliance requirements and surveillance

• Solid demonstrated knowledge of planning/schedule development and planning processes including critical path analysis

• Experience with audits/reviews

• Ability to create and maintain Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros

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

• Ability to liaise with, speak with, and present effectively to personnel at all levels of the organization

• Self-motivated and able to work as part of an integrated team

• Strong influencing, communication, and relationship skills

• Ability to learn new software tools and processes










Benefits you can enjoy include:

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.

• 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.
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 Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE Relocation Available: Yes Career Area: Program Planning Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2 Shift: First Apply Now

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