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Manufacturing Planner/Scheduler II - 2nd shift

Posted: 01/14/2024

Protecting what matters most is the mission that matters most.

As we journey through a new era of space, Lockheed Martin Space is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing team is on a mission to make a difference in the world. Every day, our 115,000 employees come to work with one focus – our customers’ 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. We provide the resources, support, and the focus. You bring the passion and courage to envision limitless possibilities and we’ll tackle those missions with you and stay ahead of ready.
Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. We build 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. We also take rocket science to the next level developing systems that protect from both a distance and in close-combat. We are pioneering the future of missile defense and hypersonic technology, and we’re doing it all with a team of incredible employees across the world. As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. Come, join our Manufacturing 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 facility in Courtland, AL has an immediate opportunity for an <b>early career level</b> Manufacturing Planner/Scheduler to join our mission. 

This is a 2nd shift position on a 4x10 schedule working Monday - Thursday.

What will you be working on? In this role, you will…
  • Perform Make Buy and/or Bill of Material (BOM) planning activities associated with Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) transactions 
  • Generate and maintain/manage detailed manufacturing schedules
  • Maintain production systems integrity to drive inventory optimization to minimize cost
  • Expedite and optimize material flow through the supply chain to meet customer requirements
  • Establish Materials in the SAP/ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system
  • Request orders for required materials
  • Analyze and process disposition/renewal requests for Expired Shelf-Life Materials
  • Collaborate with Program and Manufacturing Center customers to support Manufacturing Operations with required materials
  • Execute material transfer requests between facilities
  • Serve as the Buy Part Planning POC (Point of Contact) for assigned Programs by providing regular Supply Chain Pipeline status and addressing all program-specific concerns

Our employees working in this level of position typically have 3- 6 years of experience.

Basic Qualifications for this position:

• Understanding of Manufacturing Resource Planning methods and processes

• Experience creating/maintaining manufacturing schedules

• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint; and general computer skills and knowledge

• Knowledge of MS Project or other comparable scheduling software

• This position requires U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret clearance

Desired Skills for this position:
• Experience with, or classroom knowledge of, implementing process improvements, conducting root cause analysis, and/or performing engineering design changes into manufacturing documentation

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

• Lean Six Sigma/Green Belt Certification.

• Proficiency using Microsoft Project or similar scheduling software.

• Manufacturing and test processes, tools and systems experience

• Experience using SAP for managing demand throughout the Supply Chain

• Shop Floor Control and/or Inventory Management experience

• Knowledge of electrostatic discharge (ESD), Ordnance and electronic assembly

• Harness fabrication and testing experience

• Experience engaging with and/or leading cross functional teams including technicians, manufacturing engineers, process engineers, quality, production leads, supply chain process owners, and program engineering

• Experience in leading and/or participating in Lean Manufacturing and six sigma process improvement events

• Proven written and verbal skills to effectively communicate with managers, directors, employees and customers to maintain a viable working relationship

To apply for this position, please click here.