Production Scheduler


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Do you have a passion and dream to be a difference maker? Are you looking for a growth opportunity where you can contribute to a very important mission? Come and be part of our team in the dynamic world of Lockheed Martin Space. You will perform as a member of a team in the role of a Production Scheduler supporting manufacturing operations. This role will require you to be organized with exceptional attention-to-detail skills. You will collaborate with manufacturing engineers, technicians, and other key essential team members supporting manufacturing. Individuals in this role typically have 6 or more years of professional experience, are able to work independently, and are self-starters with the ability to think and be dedicated in their efforts.

Summary of Key Duties for this position:

  • You will provide planning and scheduling for all assigned hardware in support of the Manufacturing Center and specified requirements.
  • Advise management on the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential productions issues; ensuring that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided as needed.
  • Schedule equipment and personnel to support production operations.
  • You will be responsible for weekly maintenance of project timelines which includes updates, analysis, and the ability to simulate various scheduling scenarios.
  • Supply earned value management (EVM) data to program planning.
  • Report schedule variance/analysis to manufacturing and production control management.
  • You will work with program business operations personnel to resolve discrepancies/anomalies and delays impacting program schedule commitments.
  • Build long range schedules in support of shop capacity planning; creating basis of estimates (BOEs) for proposals and providing commitment dates for hardware delivery to programs.

Typical Experience:
Specialized training in specific aspects of job functions and/or demonstrated ability to perform assigned tasks, and 6 or more years of experience.

Benefits of Employment:
To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges 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. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • Work/life balance
  • Career development
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Industrial Engineering, or other Business or technical discipline from an accredited college/or university.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office with advance MS Project and Excel experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Earned Value Management (EVM) / Financial experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Scheduling Theory and practices in a manufacturing center.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic team environment.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Experience with SAP/ERP systems.
  • Material Resource Planning experience.
  • Independent self-starter with the ability to think proactively.
  • Supply Chain Management experience a plus (including one of the following: Production Planning and Control, Project Management, Inventory Management, Material Management or Logistics, Procurement or Subcontract Administration), or experience in a field related to Production Operations Management (Engineering, Operations Management, Manufacturing, Program or Production Planning).

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.
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.