Lockheed Martin Program Planner (Early Career) in Littleton, Colorado

Lockheed Martin Space is looking for a Program Planner to support the next generation GPS III (Global Positioning System) satellite program. More than ever, now is a great time to join the GPS program. Get involved with the opportunities to not only help shape the future of this program but be a part of a proven team as we prepare for the first launch of the next generation of GPS satellites. On the near horizon is a potential to start up a new set of GPS satellites and with it, key experiences for a new program setup and execution in the exciting area of space. GPS III uses the next generation of technology to provide secure and accurate capabilities for the U.S. military and is considered one of the nation’s highest priority space programs. This is an ideal opportunity to grow and develop your career in Program Planning and Program Management. It is also an excellent opportunity to help shape GPS as a primer path for all of Lockheed Martin Space enterprise planning.

The right candidate will be an enthusiastic, self-starter eager to learn in a fast-paced environment. As a new member on our team, you will need to be someone who thrives in a dynamic environment, leads by example, and has the uncanny ability to influence and foster collaboration and teamwork that generate impactful results. You will be part of a team that plans and manages detailed schedule networks from design, assembly, test, and into operations.

In this Program Planner role you will interface with Engineering, Finance and Business Operations, partner with Subcontracts and Program Management while working with the entire planning team to translate authorized customer requirements into the performance measurement baseline. You will develop and maintain compliant Integrated Master Schedules which accurately and comprehensively validate contractual scope, work flow, and resources required to execute the program.

Our Program Planners work with cross-functional teams to drive progress and performance, monitor changes and status, proactively seek workarounds when needed and facilitate communication between stakeholders. We assist in negotiating handoffs between product areas regarding technical content and schedules as well as facilitating workaround planning as required. We 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. This team focuses on individual and team growth in all areas of program planning that continue to make the job exciting with a wide range of new learning opportunities.

Lockheed Martin Space offers a total compensation package from competitive wages, on-site medical care, 25 three-day weekends, and healthy living incentives just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space.

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

• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite applications

• Knowledge of schedule path analysis; critical paths

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

• Must be a United States citizen

• Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Desired skills • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or equivalent experience/combined education

• Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel experience

• Strong influencing and relationship skills

• Familiarity with Earned Value Management (EVM)

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

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

• Strong communication and relationship management skills

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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

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.

Job Location(s): Littleton Colorado