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Senior Subcontract Program Manager

Apply Now Job ID: 504527BR Date posted: Nov. 13, 2019 City: Clifton State: New Jersey Program: NAV-SYS
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Connecting people. Advancing discovery. And protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide.

As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Your mission is ours. And as that mission evolves, we’ll be ready. Will you?

What does this role look like?

This is for the On-Site Lead for a Navigation Satellite Payload Program, who will be the key supply chain lead in a fast-paced, strategic environment, responsible for delivering significant Enterprise value by driving bus commonality, efficiency and affordability.

Supply Chain’s vision is to enable customer and mission success through supply chain strategies and execution that deliver superior operational program performance and create competitive advantage through continuous improvement. It is our mission to deliver affordable supply chain solutions that meet all program requirements and manage supply chain risks to ensure positive supplier performance through all phases of the program life-cycle from capture to sustainment.

This role will offer you the following daily challenges:

• Develop and implement initiatives that drive efficiencies in the delivery, quality and manufacturing of components and systems across multiple architectures
• Collaborate and communicate long term investment strategies to develop and deliver next generation hardware solutions and strategic agreements to significantly reduce lead time and cost
• Identify and coordinate technology insertion to significantly improve navigation payload capabilities
• Articulate and communicate subcontract and procurement status, risk & opportunity management, and issues, resolution / recovery plans to all stakeholders
• Collaborate with subcontract management team, to include RFPs, technical evaluations, risk assessment and Basis of Estimate requirements through negotiations and subcontract award
• Identify and coordinate finance metrics supporting lead time and cost reductions
Basic Qualifications:
To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:

• Appropriate degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education, with professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment.
• Must have related subcontract, program management and/or engineering experience, proven record of successful performance with focus on mission success.
• Must have experience demonstrating technical acumen with space programs and/or projects
• Must have experience developing and delivering technical solutions with documented ROI
• Proven ability to drive and inspire results/resolution of technical issues and successful outcomes through teamwork
• Experience developing strategies for unsuccessful products and relationships with cross functional teams
• Highly developed critical thinking and problem solving skills.
• Excellent English communication skills, both written, presentation, and verbal are required to effectively communicate business cases, Return on Investment (ROI) and execution status of initiatives.
• You will need to be a US Citizen, and be able to obtain and maintain a US DoD SECRET clearance, to support this government contract, as well as successfully pass a drug and background check, in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Desired Skills:
To be successful, ideally, you should also have:

• Typical candidate will have at least 15 years of professional Subcontract & Project management experience
• Understanding and working knowledge of DFAR and LMAP
• Technical knowledge of space hardware products and familiarity with the LM Space Programs
• Understanding of and experience negotiating and securing funding for complex long-term agreements
• Strong business acumen
• Demonstrated skills to drive culture change supporting enterprise initiatives (i.e. hardware commonization and insertion into programs, shift to "we vs. me" behaviors)

The right candidate will ideally have demonstrated ability to:
• Drive technical supply chain personnel to desired outcomes
• Proactively team with all levels of the organization and program customers
• Develop and foster strong relationships with suppliers and IPT members
• Implement continuous improvement leading to improved team and supplier performance.

Benefits of Employment:



To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big-picture thinking.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical {many choices of plans; some LM locations have on-site medical}
• Dental
• 401k {with generous matching}
• Paid time off including, {we have a 9x80 schedule which means: 25 three-day weekends}
• Work/life balance, family-friendly environment
• Career development, career-growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds
• Fun, talented and witty teammates
• Knowledgeable, supportive and engaged leadership
• Diverse, inclusive and community-minded organization
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition
• Generous Tuition Reimbursement

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

At Space we value your skills, training, and education.  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 Space employee. Come, join us and experience your future!

The Coolest Jobs are in Space!

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers pursue the hardest missions. Those that demand exceptional 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.

…just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space!
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.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Purchasing/Procurement/Supply Chain Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2 Shift: First Apply Now

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