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Aeronautical Engineering Manager

Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

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Job ID: 668637BR Date posted: Jun. 20, 2024
Description:Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is seeking a manager of the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Team for the F35, IFG, AMMM and ADP Lines of Business in Fort Worth, Texas.

What You Will Be Doing

The successful candidate will be responsible for Air Vehicle Level FEA and coordination of detailed level FEA per program schedules, methods, and requirements to support airframe structural integrity across multiple platforms. The successful candidate is responsible for delivery of Internal Loads to the structures analysis team and support of Service Life Analysis, including IMAT Datasets and the development of stress equations for Force Management analysis. This includes, but is not limited to, development efforts and integration of new capabilities and support of continued force management products. The FEA team will also provide support for ground and flight test execution and time critical MRB support, as required. The FEA team will incorporate lessons learned and improvements form prior completed work. The successful candidate will be responsible for all schedule and cost performance and will exhibit personnel leadership acumen. The FEA Manager is also responsible for implementing program management, including core engineering directives, HR employee development tasks, performance reviews, merit planning, and other management imperatives. The FEA Manager works closely with the FEA & Test Sr. Manager and the FEA Tech Fellow on a daily basis. The successful candidate also acts as the point of contact with program customers and partners for all issues related to Finite Element Analysis. Responsible for meeting program schedule commitments within allocated budgets.

What’s In It For You: 3 day weekends every weekend!

From onsite to remote, we offer flexible work schedules to comprehensive benefits investing in your future and security, Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.

Do you want to be part of a company culture that empowers employees to think big, lead with a growth mindset, and make the impossible a reality? We provide the resources and give you the flexibility to enable inspiration and focus -if you have the passion and courage to dream big, work hard, and have fun doing what you love then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Who You Are
You are a multi-faceted teammate able to communicate and function effectively on an engineering team to create a collaborative and inclusive environment that allows for the establishment of mission goals. You have experience with itemized planning and prioritization of tasks that drives the efficient execution of objectives.
Our Commitment to DEI

We Hear You, We See You. At LM Aeronautics, we invest in people and promoting the sharing of ideas to create incredible solutions. We know that our success depends on the combined efforts of diverse-thinkers like you! At LM Aeronautics, we cultivate an inclusive environment that appreciates differences and unique thinking.

Our global commitment to diversity and inclusion reflects our values of doing what's right, respecting others and performing with excellence. Learn more here: Global DEI.

At Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, we're taking innovation to the next level. From designing the most advanced air vehicle to designing aircraft that defies gravity, our engineers live on the cutting edge of technology.

This position is in Fort Worth, TX  Discover Fort Worth.
Basic Qualifications:
• A Bachelor's or Masters degree in a related engineering discipline
• Significant experience in Finite Element Analysis and Finite Element Methods Development for Military Aircraft and Vehicles
• Significant Experience using NASTRAN as well as current FEA graphics software such as PATRAN, Hypermesh, and TMP SLIM/Vision
• Experience with Government customers such as US Navy and US Air Force personnel
Desired Skills:
• Previous Leadership experience
• Familiarity with F-35 FEA and FEM development methods
• Experience with EVMS principles and performance metrics
• Experience with Aircraft structural test process and procedures
• Ability to effectively work across organizational boundaries
• Experience with technical personnel within industry partners and government agencies
• Recognized expertise in finite element analysis
• Security Clearance strongly desired
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: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.
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
Business Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANY
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Aeronautical Engineering
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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About

At Lockheed Martin, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges.

Mission-Focused Innovation: From aerospace to outer space to cyber space, you can solve the world's most complex challenges for our customers.

Foundational Values: Our culture of performance excellence, ethics, teamwork and inclusion is embedded in everything we do.

Diverse Career Opportunities with Meaningful Work: Grow your career and skills for life. Our technology-driven learning platforms and programs enable your development and agility.

Your Health, Your Wealth, Your Life: Our flexible schedules, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits enable you to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work.

Empowered to Be Your Best: Use your strengths to make a difference in the lives of one another, our customers, our communities and our planet.

Commitment to Sustainability: We foster innovation, integrity and security to preserve the environment, strengthen diverse communities and propel growth.

Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

  • Flexible Schedules, dependent on role
  • Levels: Student, Entry, Mid, Senior, Management
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Qualifications

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  • Collaborative

    There is no innovation without imagination. You bring new, different and exciting ideas to the table every day. You are committed to the success of your team.

  • Curious

    The ability to explore and drive new ideas. You think innovatively to come up with creative solutions to complex challenges.

  • Goal-oriented

    From planning and organizing to decision making, goal orientation produces impactful results. You set goals and strive to make things happen quickly and efficiently.

  • Proactive

    The ability to anticipate, plan and prepare for what lies ahead. You act rather than react to potential situations.

  • Problem Solver

    You work to tackle tough problems with complex solutions.

  • Strategic

    You observe, reflect and analyze processes to make more informed decisions.

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“Before I came to Lockheed Martin, I never thought I’d get these opportunities. The benefits available and the company’s value culture make it an incredibly supportive place to work, and I’m grateful to work somewhere that wants me to succeed. I hope to have a long career here making an impact, and I know I’ll be supported in doing that every step of the way.”

Ryan J., Enterprise Operations

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental and Vision coverage is available for employees who opt-in.

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

    Our 401(k) plan features generous matching and company contributions.

  • Professional Development

    We support our employees through mentoring, internal & external educational programs, networking, skills enhancement and career-building programs.

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

    Our generous parental leave policies support your journey into parenthood. When you return to work, our facilities offer mother's rooms to support your transition and work/life balance.

  • Paid Time Off

    We offer PTO, paid holidays and paid time off for jury duty and military obligations.

  • Flex-time

    Depending on the position, we offer flexible work schedules.

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