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Ordnance Safety Engineer and Systems Specialist Staff

Camden, Arkansas & Additional Locations

Camden, Arkansas; Grand Prairie, Texas; Orlando, Florida; Troy, Alabama

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Job ID: 661821BR Date posted: Feb. 26, 2024
Description:*This position can be located in Camden, AR, Grand Prairie, TX, Orlando, FL, or Troy, AL*

At Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), we are driven by technical innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin MFC employee. We are actively seeking candidates who are willing to take on challenges with a can-do attitude. We value your skills, training, and education, so come join us and experience your future.
The candidate will be responsible for the overall implementation, development and ongoing management of ESH related programs, specific to Ordnance and Energetics Management, at MFC and LM facilities. Candidate will interpret, communicate, and facilitate compliance with Lockheed Martin, Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) and all federal/state/local ESH regulations.
Candidate will oversee compliance to the Title 49 Hazardous Materials Transportation Regulations to include Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV) program, hazardous material shipments (includes all modes of transport), transportation security plans, etc. The candidate will be responsible for supporting compliance to the Title 27 BATFE regulations for the MFC facilities that handle, transfer and/or import/export firearms, destructive devices, and/or explosives. Candidate will also be responsible for implementing a contractor vetting program that will ensure oversight/contractor management and performance assessment criteria.
Candidates will engage in Global Supply Chain vendors to assure compliance to DoD, MDA, and BATFE regulations.
Candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a functional team to resolve issues. Candidate must be solutions oriented and work at detailed technical level along with presenting to leadership through interpretation of requirements for business case and decision making purposes.
Candidate will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and may be asked to assist in program development, supplier assessments, international business activities, and merger/acquisition opportunities. Candidate will work with corporate SMEs to enhance programs, systems, and methods for safe, efficient, and successful business operations.
Candidate must be able to travel and work overtime/weekends.
Basic Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education.
-Ten years’ experience managing ordnance safety programs/process safety facility or operation in a heavy manufacturing, production, or DoD location.
-Familiarity with/ability to read and interpret all ESH policy, procedure and law.
-Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance and must have at least an Interim Security Clearance prior to start.
-Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal communication skills required.
-Demonstrated ability as a team player to build consensus among peers and build effective relationships with team members.
-Ability to show program or project successes that demonstrate expertise and working across boundaries with multiple functions for success.
-Experience with internal and external stakeholder relationship development
-Experience in providing executive level presentations
-Must have the ability to periodically work on-call and to travel 70% or more to facilities (domestic and international.)

*Candidate must be able to pass a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (“ATF”) background check to obtain approval to be an “employee possessor” (of explosives or other ATF-regulated items) as defined by ATF regulations. Failure to obtain and retain employee possessor status may result in revocation of an offer and loss of employment.
Desired Skills:
-Systems safety knowledge preferred.
-Comprehensive understanding of ordnance/energetics regulations (i.e. DoD 4145.26), interpretation, and management systems.
-Experience in Process Safety Management - 29 CFR 1910.119
-Demonstrated ability to interact with DoD customers and build effective relationships.
-Experience implementing and managing DOT programs.
-Professional Safety Certification (OHST, CSP or other) or technical degree and Industry Recognized Safety Training.
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: 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 Schedules: 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.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
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.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you’re invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Environment Safety and Health
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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