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Manufacturing Engineer Senior / Grand Prairie, TX

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Manufacturing Engineer Senior / Grand Prairie, TX

Grand Prairie, Texas

Job ID: 601645BR Date posted: Jun. 30, 2022 Locations: Grand Prairie, TexasProgram: PrSM COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking a Manufacturing Engineering for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to join the Precision Fires Manufacturing Engineering team supporting the Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) system. The program is in the development phase where concepts are created, designs are involving, trade studies are performed, advanced technologies are tested, and preparations are made as the program transitions into a production program. The primary mission of this team is to ensure new designs are producible (Design for Manufacturing / Assembly) in a full rate manufacturing environment at a competitive cost (Design to Cost), while also meeting current scoped requirements.
This position can also involve developing or maturing manufacturing readiness assessments, creating manufacturing plans, make or buy analysis, presenting at various design and manufacturing reviews, transition new or revised designs from development to production, proposal estimating , identifying risks to production and implementing mitigation plans, leading manufacturing process line validation activities, driving cost reduction initiatives to closure, travel to various manufacturing facilities including suppliers and other Lockheed sites to support testing and hardware or tooling related issues that may arise, and any other program related manufacturing or tooling issues that may arise. Experience building positive relationships, communicating across functional and physical boundaries, managing cost, schedule, quality, and safety is critical for the role.
This position will evaluate designs and provide manufacturing feedback to lead to affordable and manufacturable designs while still meeting performance requirements. The ability to question design requirements that drive cost to ensure there is good technical justification is desired. Being able to build relationships and work in collaborative environment with other disciplines and across multiple locations is essential.
Basic Qualifications:
Ability to obtain a security clearance
Ability to work independently and as a group with little guidance.
Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
Ability to interpret drawings, Computer Aided Design (CAD) models, product/performance specifications and other systems integration technical data
Ability to liaison between LM Subcontractors, internal disciplines, and LM shop(s) Production Operations
Ability to travel domestic and/or international
Bachelor's degree in an associated discipline or equivalent combination of experience and education.
Demonstrated effective communication skills including verbal, listening, technical writing and presentations
Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, including team building, collaboration and developing enduring business relationships
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve technical/process issues varying from basic to very complex
Experience manufacturing circuit card assemblies to J-STD-001 standards
Proficient in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
Desired Skills:
Ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical people
Bachelors or higher degree in technical discipline (electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, etc.)
Current Active Secret Clearance
Experience Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
Experience with additive manufacturing, machining, welding, casting, and/or mechanical assembly
Experience in design for manufacturing / assembly or design to cost
Experience with development programs and/or conceptual designs
Experience working with Government customers
Knowledge of SAP and SAP MRP production control system
Knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles. Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification
Experience with Manufacturing / Assembly / Production processes
Previous experience implementing change to improve processes / Process Improvement experience
Proven ability to improve cost, schedule, quality and/or safety 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. 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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