Manufacturing Planner / Santa Barbara, CA

Responsible for managing incoming material, structure of the builds, build schedules to meet the end item commitment date, and maintaining system integrity for the program they are assigned. Other duties will include support for the SAP transition.

Works in Production, Planning and Control as a scheduler, make, buy or bill of material (BOM Planner. coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, contracts administration, etc.; schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders. Requires strong communication within and across production sites and vendors. Evaluates engineering releases for cut in points and impact to the program. May require working outside of the normal operation hours.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale: Goleta is a city in southern Santa Barbara County, California. Goleta is part of the central coast region of California and offers lots of great scenery and is a great place to live and to raise a family. The region is known primarily for agriculture and tourism. Major crops include wine grapes, lettuce, strawberries, and artichokes. Goleta is not too far away from the University of California, Santa Barbara campus. Much of Goleta is considered to be a quiet suburban community while Santa Barbara tends to attract most of the tourists and the area's residents. Goleta is about 8 miles west of the city of Santa Barbara, along the coast (the coast runs east to west in this portion of southern California). Where can you drive to from Goleta? Goleta is 2 hours northwest of Los Angeles. San Francisco is about 5 hours to the north of Goleta. Las Vegas, NV is about 5 hours to the northeast. Santa Barbara is filled with history, cultural festivities, and is a premier resort destination nestled between the Santa Ynez mountain range and the Pacific Ocean providing easy access to both scenic mountain hiking as well as the sandy beaches to enjoy in your off time.

Basic Qualifications
Proficient utilization of databases, MRP software, and Microsoft suit.

Have good communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to work with and effectively present to multiple levels of management, industry peers, and customers (internal/external).

Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, and multitasking skills.

Must have lean manufacturing knowledge.

Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance. Must be a US Citizen.

Bachelor's Degree

Desired skills
APECS or SAP MRP systems knowledge/experience

Inventory Control and material handling knowledge

Knowledge of Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) Elements

Ability to understand engineering drawings and parts lists

APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification

Focal Plane Array or Dewar build knowledge

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): Goleta California

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