CH-53K Final Assembly Project Planner

Lockheed Martin

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$44.76-74.57 /h
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Stratford, CT
First Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Senior Manager of the CH-53K Final Assembly Line, this candidate will be an integral part of the management team. Oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, programs, finance and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients. Candidate will also assist in planning future capital/expense requirements for the CH-53K to ensure that AFO projects and shop supplies are funded.
Incorporate digital transformation tools into the design for the future layout of the CH-53K.

• Provide high level business support and analysis to ensure efficient performance for the CH-53K
• Provide leadership with performance reports
• Support corporate, AS9100D, and related audits
• Support all corporate and customer events and facility tours
• Candidate will be interacting with management in various functions and Operations
• Must have comprehensive knowledge of aircraft manufacturing, project management, financial principles and application, and a thorough understanding of Operations business practices.

Basic Qualifications

Seeking highly motivated, flexible individual with proven communication and organizational skills.
Export compliance familiarization and experience in a Planning & Control functions, preferred.
Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office products including but not limited to, Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Self-starter and ability to work cross-functionally is a must.
Position requires a working knowledge of Operations, Finance and Program / Project Management (minimum 5 years).

Desired skills

Knowledge of SAP helpful.
Prior Management experience preferred.
Previous aerospace experience
previous Sikorsky experience


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.

Other Important Information

By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.

Ability to work remotely

Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.

Work Schedule Information

Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.

Colorado Pay Statement

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

Pay Rate:
In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $93,100 - $155,100 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.

This position is incentive plan eligible

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COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated will be required to adhere to onsite safety protocols.