Inventory Planner- Lockheed Martin

Inventory Planner/Controller Associate (Entry level)



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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 Material & Distribution 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 entry level Inventory Planner/Controller to join our mission. This position is a service-oriented role in which you will provide direct support to various Space programs and manufacturing floors. Ours is a fast-paced environment, one in which you will work with multiple programs and locations at various levels of production support. Your strong verbal and written communication skills will help you resolve issues and discrepancies as they arise.

What will this role typically involve?

  • You will be responsible for the control of inventory a warehouse and in two parts stockrooms supporting multiple programs across the campus


  • You will process and monitor customer demands and inventory planning on program production orders


  • You will keep supply chain metrics up-to-date and maintain accuracy of the inventory database


  • You will work with the asset specialist team overseeing the kitting of parts and flight hardware as well as staging for delivery to the production floor, and will work with flow centers and manufacturing areas in support of their material requirements.


  • Occasional overtime, weekends, holidays, or off shifts

Our employees working in this level of position typically have 0 - 3 years of professional experience..

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. Benefits you can enjoy include:

  • 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:

  • Receiving/Warehousing/inventory experience


  • Prior experience working in a customer focused role


  • Must have strong computer skills to include experience with an automated system designed to manage major business process such as procurement, planning, or supply chain/inventory management


  • Familiarity with inventory management software


  • Knowledge of shelf-life materials, hazardous material, and temperature-controlled material


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Willingness to work occasional overtime, weekends, holidays, or off shifts

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, or Business Administration or similar field


  • Good Understanding of Supply Chain metrics


  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite – Intermediate/Strong skills in Microsoft Excel


  • Understanding of SAP, ASRS, and other inventory systems


  • Warehousing/Inventory experience


  • Experience working with Union contracts


  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills


  • Ability to provide daily direction to represented staff


  • Ability to work independently, with occasional supervision


  • Advanced analytical abilities to help reach all organizational objectives in the area of supply chain and inventory management


  • Ability to provide reports, requested information, completed special projects, and assignments to management as needed


  • Able to multi-task for multiple programs and be able to determine urgency of each request


  • Ability to complete assignments requiring judgment and discretion, failure to achieve results may affect schedules and programs. Must possess the ability to work well in a team environment, as well as on their own with minimal supervision


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.