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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: 634026BR Date posted: Mar. 29, 2023 Locations: Grand Prairie, TexasProgram: Launchers: HIMARS and M270
Description:Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to join the Precision Fires Program Manufacturing Engineering team supporting the Launchers Programs (HIMARS and/or M270).

The Manufacturing Engineer will act as the Production Operations Point of Contact to various suppliers and Lockheed Martin make sites to proactively identify and work issues ahead of production impact. This position will require 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. Being able to build effective relationships while working in a high-paced environment with others is essential.

Evaluating Notification of Change (NOC) documents to determine if a Production Line Validation (PLV) will be required. The Manufacturing Engineer will be expected to lead these PLV events at Lockheed Martin and supplier sites.

Other Responsibilities/Activities:
- Create and/or maintain Manufacturing Engineering Statement of Work and Make/Buy documents
- Perform Make or Buy analysis, which may include trade studies
- Proposal support
- Submit design Change Requests (CRs) and review engineering Change Notices (CNs)
- Support tooling efforts
- Aid in affordability and process improvement initiatives
- Support technical interchange meetings with suppliers and/or the customer
- Work 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 - shop floor experience preferred
- 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
- Strong project/time management skills
- Proficient in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
- Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally
- Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) modeling
Desired Skills:
- Bachelor's 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
- Ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical personnel
- Earned Value Management and/or Control
Account Manager (CAM) experience
- Experience with proposals / estimating
- Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification
- Ability to obtain a security clearance
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.
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: Manufacturing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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