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Master Program Planner (mid career level)

Lockheed Martin

This is a Contract position in Commerce City, CO posted July 17, 2020.

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 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 team in Englewood, CO seeks a mid-career level Program Planner to support a new program within the SPACE and Strategic Missile Defense 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 thrive in a fast-paced environment, who leads by example, and has the uncanny ability to influence and cultivate collaboration and partnership, this is an exceptional opportunity for you to further develop your career as a Program Planner.

What will this role typically involve?

• You will develop, status, and analyze complex Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) in sufficient detail to monitor progress

• You will develop recovery plans to ensure program milestones are completed in accordance with the contract requirements

• You will use critical path methodology and application in network development, analysis, and problem resolution

• You will perform independent schedule risk assessments and mitigation planning

• In conjunction with Program Finance and CAMs, you will develop/maintain Earned Value Management System metrics and provide monthly status and analysis

• You will interface with a variety of program functional organizations such as Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Subcontract Management, Business Management, and Program Management while working with the entire planning team to translate customer requirements into the program baseline

• You will work with cross-functional teams to maintain and coordinate vertical and horizontal schedule integration between supplemental schedules, the IMS, and the Program Summary Master Schedule

• You will mentor junior planners on the team, building “bench strength” and advancing the quality of the team

• You will serve as 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 experience.
Basic Qualifications:
• Must have 6-8 years of relevant program planning experience

• Significant experience with a scheduling tool such as MS Project (preferred), Primavera, Open Plan Professional, or comparable scheduling tool

• Significant experience creating and maintaining an Integrated Master Schedule

• Significant Earned Value Management experience

• Significant experience conducting schedule integrity checks, critical path analyses, and work around plans

• Must be a United States citizen and be able to obtain a Secret security clearance
Desired Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline

• Advanced knowledge of scheduling tools such as MS Project (preferred), Primavera, Open Plan Professional, @Risk, Milestones Professional, OnePager Pro, Acumen, OPDEC

• Strong influencing and relationship management skills

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

• Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills

• Experience with Schedule Risk Assessments (Monte Carlo simulations)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
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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