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Transportation & Shipment Coordinator (early career)

Sunnyvale, California

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At Lockheed Martin, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges.

Mission-Focused Innovation: From aerospace to outer space to cyber space, you can solve the world's most complex challenges for our customers.

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Transportation & Shipment Coordinator (early career)

Sunnyvale, California

Job ID: 555278BR Date posted: May. 18, 2021 Locations: Sunnyvale, California 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 the 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 the 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 like 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 Material & Distribution 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!

Our facility in Sunnyvale, CA seeks a Transportation and Shipment Coordinator to join our mission. In this role you will support the direction, organization, and prioritization of packing/shipping of critical hardware, which includes verification of the hardware/items being shipped, compliance with command media and job assignments. To develop solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity, you will frequently use and apply your knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards.

Summary of key duties for this position: In this role you will...

• Plan, schedule, and route inbound and outbound domestic and international shipments of freight, using knowledge of US and International regulations, tariffs, and company policy via multiple shipping modes (air freight, LTL, truckload, vessel, etc.)

• Coordinate with carriers, audit freight bills, prepare and negotiate claims, and select or recommend carriers to ensure efficient, timely, and low risk movement of hardware and material

• Conduct research on transportation methods, rates, and routes

• Create government bills of lading and air bills using government online web tools to support the shipment/movement of materials against DD1149s




Join us. Let’s do Space!
Basic Qualifications:
• Must have at least 2 years of industry experience with shipping, transportation and traffic related practices and standards

• Must be familiar with the 49CFR and IATA hazardous material regulations for air and ground transport

• Possess a basic understanding of international import/export regulations

• Willing/able to work outside normal business hours, including weekends at a low frequency

• Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite software including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Project

• Must be a United States citizen and be able to obtain a government security clearance at the Secret level
Desired Skills:
• Ability to collaborate with commercial and government programs and develop risk reduced solutions and options to meet the program’s transportation requirements

• Possess current 49 CFR and ICAO/IATA hazardous material training certifications

• Able to provide direction to Bargaining Unit employees

• Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of personnel and management

• Persuasive communications skills and the ability to work without supervision

• Possess, or be able to obtain, a DOD security clearance from the United States Government

• Inventory management skills and knowledge of a purchasing and reconciliation process

• Able to develop presentations suitable for executive leadership

• Knowledge of the SAP/ERP systems utilized in LM Space

• Experience with military specification packaging supplies and modes of transportation








To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters 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. 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.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: 9x80 every other Friday offSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret 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: Material and Distribution Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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