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Integrated Fighter Group (F-22/F-16) Fleet Support, Sr Mgr - Level 6

Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

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Job ID: 668756BR Date posted: Jun. 20, 2024
Description:We are Lockheed Martin

At Lockheed Martin, The Flight Line is the Center of
Gravity™ – it’s where we are delivering integrated
sustainment capabilities to ensure our customers’
aircraft are mission ready anytime and anywhere.
Because minutes matter, Lockheed Martin’s 24/7
operations centers and field service engineers partner
closely with the customer to solve new challenges and
meet the needs of the flight line.

As a Field Support Systems Engineer Senior Manager,
you will lead a professional team of customer support
and problem resolution experts supporting customers
and weapons systems sustainment in the field. You
will be the single point of contact to lead, manage,
and oversee all customer support functions related to
the Integrated Fighter Group (IFG) portfolio (including
F-16, F-22, F-2, and T-50 weapons systems)
contractor support field operations for Aeronautics.

• Collaborate with engineering teams, partnered
agencies, and companies to ensure world class
customer support, with responsiveness and technical
quality to enable world-wide operations.
• Respond to the operational and support concerns of
customer management and ensure responsive
proactive support is provided by contractor support
• Monitor, review, and analyze customer logistic
indicators, ensure appropriate resources are focused
on resolving and improving unit technical and support

As a leader and manager in Aeronautics you will
guide, support, mentor, and manage the IFG Field
Operations workforce to include cost, schedule, and
technical aspects of the sustainment business

• Ensure submittal of required technical and
administrative records and reports to include: activity
reports, inspections, field and modification team
activities, performance metrics, personnel and
resource issues.
• Perform management oversight of IFG Operations
Centers, Product Support Engineering, call center
service, functional support for IFG base support
teams, and deployment capabilities.
• Ensure personnel comply with program, company,
and government agency policies and procedures and
coordinate staffing and training requirements.

An experienced professional must be able to interact,
inspire, and collaborate with multiple levels of
management, employees, customers and agencies.
• Must have demonstrated experience working and
interacting with senior management within the unit,
operations, and maintenance communities, as well as,
demonstrated experience managing product / system
engineering support.
• Education, communication skills, and background
are vital to establish credentials.
• Must be proficient in the use of personal computers and collaborative products to ensure effective
communication and partnership with customer,
program office, program management, and
engineering and technical teams. A level 6 leader typically has 20 - 30+ years of professional experience.

Applicant selected will be subject to a government
security investigation and must meet eligibility
requirements for access to classified information, i.e.,
will require F-22 & F-35 Program access. Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Some business travel may be required.

What’s In It For You
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
• Dental
• 401k
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.
Basic Qualifications:
• 8+ years minimum proven fighter aircraft maintenance experience
• Bachelor’s degree, or
equivalent combination of experience and education
• Experience with Business Metrics to drive
performance (cost, schedule, quality)
• Experience with Microsoft Products
• Experience briefing senior leadership
Desired Skills:
• Extensive previous leadership experience
• Working knowledge of flying and maintenance
• Proven performance collaborating with senior
military leaders and operational customers on a daily
• Current Secret Security clearance or better required.
• Master’s degree preferred
• Exceptional verbal and written skills required to
ensure clear communications with customers, reach
back to LM Aero leadership, and engineering teams.
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret with Investigation or CV date within 5 years
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
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Product Support
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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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
  • Locations: Nationwide & OCONUS Positions

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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.

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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


  • 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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