Manufacturing Scheduler (early to mid-career 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 contribute to a very important mission? If so, we invite to share your expertise with us, 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 Production Support team in the dynamic world 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 to mid-career level Manufacturing Support Team Member/Production Scheduler to join our mission 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. To be successful, you will need to be a self-starter with the ability to think and be dedicated in your efforts.

Summary of Key Duties

  • You will provide planning and scheduling for all assigned hardware in support of the Manufacturing Center and specified requirements
  • You will 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
  • You will 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
  • You will supply earned value management (EVM) data to program planning
  • You will 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
  • You will build long range schedules in support of shop capacity planning and manufacturing dispatch activities
  • You will create basis of estimates (BOEs) for proposals and providing commitment dates for hardware delivery to programs

Our employees working in this level of position typically have 5 - 10 years of experience.

Benefits you can enjoy include:

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters 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.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college
  • Experience in one of the following areas: Production Planning & Control, Inventory Management, Manufacturing/Production Operations, Procurement, Logistics, or General Management
  • Knowledge and understanding of Scheduling Theory and practices in a manufacturing center.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Project software.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Desired Skills:

  • Earned Value Management (EVM) / Financial experience
  • Project management experience
  • 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

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.


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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