Senior Program Planner

    Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Stratford, CT
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    Job Description

    Description:The coolest jobs in aerospace... are with Lockheed Martin.
    With over 50 years of manufacturing and operational success, we've been pioneering flight solutions that bring people home everywhere, every time since 1923.
    At Lockheed Martin's Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) we're on a mission to make a difference in the world with our aerospace products. 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.
    Do you aspire to be part of a team with over 50-years of experience delivering heavy lift aircraft solutions?
    Are you highly motivated, passionate about working with clients, partnering with the business, and exceeding project expectations?
    Do you thrive working in a fast-paced, solutions driven, and dynamic environment?
    If so, we want to hear from you!
    Our CH-53K King Stallion team is currently seeking a Program Planner to join the team that manages the operations and logistics supporting the manufacturing of our 53K Helicopter. The CH-53K King Stallion helicopter is an advanced heavy lift aircraft built to thrive on the modern battlefield and on shipboard operations that is designed to be intelligent, reliable, low-maintenance and survivable in the most austere and remote forward operating bases.
    As a Program Planner you will work in a cross-functional team, collaborating with the business and delivering real-time solutions to our clients. You will interface with program management, finance, our customers, functional leads, and control account managers (CAMs). This career advancing role will give you exposure within the aerospace industry and promote career growth within the field.
    To succeed as a Program Planner, you will effectively use your interpersonal skills to collaborate in a team environment, communicate effectively and manage multiple deadline driven tasks.
    Successful Program Planners come from a wide variety backgrounds and disciplines, including engineering, construction, psychology, legal, business, and finance to name a few. A passion for organization, close attention to detail, and a analytical mindset are some of the most crucial skills needed in this role.

    Job Duties:
    •Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
    •Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems.
    •Collaborate with Engineering, Finance and Business Operations, and Program Management while working within the program planning team to translate authorized customer requirements into the performance measurement baseline
    •Work with cross-functional teams to drive progress and performance, monitor changes and status, and facilitate communication between partners
    •Assist in negotiating hand-offs between product areas regarding technical content and schedules, as well as facilitating workaround planning
    •Serve as a liaison by maintaining, publishing, and presenting relevant planning and scheduling information and metrics, utilizing our Integrated Master Scheduler (IMS), to provide visibility and communicate potential issues to management and engineering
    •Develop recovery plans to ensure program milestones are completed in accordance with the contract requirements and LM RMS financial plans
    •Use of critical path methodology and application in network development, analysis, and problem resolution
    •Perform independent schedule risk assessments and mitigation planning, and support proposal activities
    Basic Qualifications:
    •Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline with 4 years of related professional experience, or 2 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree, or equivalent combination of experience and education
    •At least 2 years' experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications
    •At least 2 years' experience working in a customer-focused role and experience compiling, preparing, and presenting information and/or proposals
    •Must be a United States citizen due to US Government contract
    •Ability to obtain a Secret clearance is required
    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: RMS Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Program Planning Clearance Level: None Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: yes Work Schedule: TEMPO: 9X80A - Standard Fri to Fri (Flex & Rigid) Shift: First
    Posting ID: 556642066Posted: 2020-05-21