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Lockheed Martin Production Planning and Control Manager / Chelmsford, MA in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Description: Chelmsford Operations is seeking a dynamic and inspirational professional to lead our Production, Planning and Control organization through an exciting time of growth and digital transformation.

The successful candidate will lead the PP&C organization at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control’s RF center of excellence located in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. The candidate will provide direct oversight of 3 leaders, an SME and an overall organization of approximately 35 exempt and non-exempt employees. In addition to creating and deploying a vision to drive the organization to a world class caliber, the selected candidate will have responsibility for various ongoing tasks, such as: proposal preparation, monitoring program and overhead budgets, managing internal customer sites for inventory accuracy and deliverables, overseeing PMT’s, strategic planning, succession planning, enterprise initiatives, and senior level communications and presentations.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale: Chelmsford is a charming suburb of Boston located about 25 miles northwest of the city. Chelmsford is very close to historic Lowell Massachusetts and to Nashua, New Hampshire. Chelmsford is within reach of New Hampshire’s White Mountains and awesome ski areas to the north, and the scenic coastal towns of MA and NH are about an hour east. This scenic colonial region offers lots of New England charm, great schools, shopping, and restaurants. Chelmsford and the region share an impressive past from the early days after the pilgrims arrived in Plymouth to the revolutionary war. Where can you get to from Chelmsford? Chelmsford is about 90 minutes from Cape Cod. Boston is about 30 minutes to the east without traffic. New York City is about 4.5 hours away from Chelmsford. Waterville Valley and other major ski resorts of New Hampshire and Vermont are about 2 to 3 hours to the north. It should be noted that Chelmsford, Massachusetts is approximately 35 miles northwest of the Boston metropolitan area and offers better access to a wide range of substantially more affordable regions in the area to live. Those regions include Northeastern and North Central Massachusetts, and Southern, New Hampshire.

Basic Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to work with multiple levels of Management, industry peers, hourly workforce and internal and external customers

Demonstrated ability to manage subordinates in creating, monitoring and reporting on all executive operations metrics

Strong communication skills both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization

Demonstrated ability to develop and manage budgets.

Previous leadership experience managing direct reports

Related experience in material handling, control systems and ERP systems

Strategic thinker with a long-term focus

Ability to obtain a secret security clearance and must be able to obtain an interim secret security clearance prior to start.

Desired Skills:

APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

Lean / Six Sigma Trained / Certified Green Belt or Black Belt

Experience leading diverse multi-functional teams

Knowledge of industry wide best practices and processes for managing material flow throughout the entire production supply chain

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) extensive user experience and / or implementation

Experience integrating new systems and processes into an operational organization

Control Account Manager (CAM) certified



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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