Manufacturing Planner-Lockheed Martin



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The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Space is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world. Every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to craft, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages 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 a better tomorrow with you.

Are you passionate about making a difference? Are you looking for a growth opportunity where you can apply your expertise to a very important mission? We are 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 Manufacturing Planning team in the dynamic world of Lockheed Martin 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 Littleton, CO has an immediate opportunity for an early career level Manufacturing Support Team Member (Planner/Scheduler) to join our mission within the Denver Mechanical Manufacturing Center (MMC) performing specifically as a Production Planning and Control (PP&C) Make Part Planner. You will part of a team that supports manufacturing operations and will collaborate frequently with manufacturing engineers, technicians, and other key essential team members supporting manufacturing. This role will require you to be organized with exceptional attention-to-detail skills.

Summary of key duties for this position:

  • You will perform planning, execution and maintenance of demand and supply orders for assigned material components and subassemblies
  • You will schedule and release material requests to inventory stores
  • You will support the assembly area with consumable materials
  • You will maintain the ERP system integrity to drive accurate material and production schedules
  • You will identify and resolve material availability and supply chain issues
  • You will provide timely status of work products and/or problem identification and resolution
  • You will interface with manufacturing, engineering, quality, receiving inspection, procurement, and inventory management personnel to ensure product support requirements are met
  • You will present overall material and end item status to MMC management and customers

Our employees working in this level of position typically have 2 - 5 years of professional experience.

Benefits you can enjoy include:
To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that encourages 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.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • 25 three-day weekends
  • Work/life balance
  • Career development
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years of professional experience with material planning in a manufacturing environment


  • US citizenship required for access to the facility.

Desired Skills:

  • Prefer a Bachleors degree in a Business Operations or Supply Chain Management type discipline


  • 2 years of demonstrated experience with inventory planning or supply chain management


  • Experience with SAP for Material Requirements Planning


  • Training / Certifications (e.g. APEX, APICS, Six Sigma Green Belt)



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.

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