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Manufacturing Planner / Grand Prairie, TX

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E3922:Manufacturing Planner
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At Lockheed Martin, you’ll have an opportunity to create a better world every day. For most individuals, our work challenges belong merely to headlines and tweets. But our employees routinely experience a broad range of programs and projects, each geared to important human needs. Whatever your assignment, you’ll use your education and experience to take on formidable challenges. Meanwhile, you can rely on the resources of a global technology leader to back the kind of innovation that has characterized our historic breakthroughs.

The Production, Planning and Control organization performs scheduling, make, buy or bill of materials (BOM) Planning activities associated with Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) transactions. Maintains production systems integrity to drive inventory optimization to minimize cost. Expedites and optimizes material flow through the supply chain to meet customer requirements. Coordinates with manufacturing and Operations Management to provide shop floor control on make parts, analyzes and controls production schedule and capacity requirements, executes the plan, provides timely status and expedites or works around plans to preserve schedule. Coordinates with Supply Chain Stakeholders including Procurement and Operations Management to determine appropriate time phased plan for procured parts and executes processes to ensure deliverables meet production schedule requirements. Maintains MRP parameters including lead times and lot sizes and coordinates with Engineering and Change Board Rep to make the associated changes to the BOM. Requires travel and/or communication to all production sites and vendor locations. Work outside of the normal operating hours may be required.

Basic Qualifications
- Ability to obtain a security clearance.
- Demonstrated proficient knowledge of computer systems, databases, and programs
- Possess knowledge of lean manufacturing
- Demonstrate strong analytical, problem solving, and multitasking skills
- Bachelor's degree in an associated discipline or equivalent combination of experience and education.

Desired skills
- Inventory Control and material handling knowledge
- Experience with material requirements and
- Dock/Receiving/Warehouse/Shipping areas.
- Black Belt trained / certified
- Ability to understand engineering drawings and parts lists
- APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
- Sustainment/Post Production experience
- Knowledge of Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS)

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): Grand Prairie Texas
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4X10A- 4 10 hr days Mon-Thurs; Fr/Sa/Su off
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Grand Prairie