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Manufacturing Engineer Senior / Grand Prairie, TX

Grand Prairie, Texas

Job ID: 561313BR Date posted: Jul. 10, 2021 Locations: Grand Prairie, TexasProgram: HIMARS Description:Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to HIMARS, which is an expanding production program.

This position will require the Manufacturing Engineer to contact other functions as required to solve issues that arise during production. Frequent communication and collaboration with other disciplines including Process Engineering, Design Engineering, Quality Engineering, Global Supply Chain, Finance, Production Planning and Control, Contracts, Master Planning, and Program Management are required. Being able to build relationships and work in a collaborative environment with others is essential.

The position will involve evaluating Notification of Change (NOC) that are submitted to determine if a Production Line Validation (PLV) will be required. The Manufacturing Engineer will be expected to lead PLV events at Lockheed Martin and supplier sites as required.

Other Responsibilities/Activities:
• Creating and/or maintaining Manufacturing Engineering Statement of Work and Make/Buy documents
• Submitting Design Change Request (CR) and reviewing Engineering Change Notices (CN)
• Tooling
• Aiding in affordability initiatives for the program
• Working with Production Operations, including hourly/union workforce
• May be called upon to create and/or present material to upper leadership and/or the customer

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in an associated discipline or equivalent combination of experience and education
• Manufacturing background
• Demonstrated effective communication skills including verbal, listening, technical writing and presentations
• Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
• Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, including team building, collaboration and developing enduring business relationships
• Ability to liaison between LM Subcontractors, internal disciplines, and Production Operations
• Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve technical/process issues varying from basic to very complex
• Ability to interpret drawings, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, product/performance specifications and other systems integration technical data
• Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) modeling
• Proficient in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Ability to travel domestic and/or international
Desired Skills:
• Bachelors or higher degree in technical discipline (mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, etc.)
• Experience in design for manufacturing / assembly or design to cost
• Experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
• Experience with machining, welding, casting, and/or mechanical assembly
• Knowledge of the SAP MRP production control system
• Experience working with Government customers
• Self-motivated, performs work with general direction
• Earned Value Management experience
• Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification
• Experience with proposals / estimating
• Ability to obtain a security clearance 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 weekSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret 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 ProfessionalBusiness Unit: MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROLRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Manufacturing Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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