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Subcontracts Lead (senior level)

Apply Now Job ID: 456408BR Date posted: Oct. 11, 2018 City: Huntsville State: Alabama Program: TCP
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.
At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.


Lockheed Martin Space in Huntsville, AL has an immediate opportunity for a senior level, individual contributor Subcontracts Management professional who wants to be part of this mission. If you have an interest in all things space and an interest in working for a company that will put astronauts on Mars, create 3D printed satellites, launch payloads that learn in orbit, or that develop national defense systems, come and be a part of our Supply Chain team. At Lockheed Martin Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours -- as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your subcontracts management skills, training, and education. Come and experience your future!
This position is an exciting opportunity for you to be a part of new efforts in our Targets and Countermeasures line of business as well as supporting the Ground-based Midcourse Defense program. You will serve as the Lead for Subcontract Management Teams (SCMT) for critical subcontractor efforts within the SMD Line of Business. Although the focus of this role will be in support of our defensive programs and Targets vehicles programs, it could later evolve into additional programs. Responsibilities will include:

• Driving all aspects of major subcontract execution (cost, schedule, technical, quality) and full integration of the subcontract work scope within the program, e.g. proposals, negotiations, contract execution, etc.
• Seamless integration of Subcontracts, Engineering, Quality, Finance, and Planning organizations.
• Work closely with the Subcontract Manager (SCM) and SCA teams
• Serve as the main focal point to the subcontractor and accountable to the Program Manager and Supply Chain leadership

As Lockheed Martin and Program Management interface with the supplier, you will need to be able to critically analyze a diverse set of issues, and communicate effectively to Customer, LM, and Supplier executive leadership.

Frequent travel to major subcontractor sites is anticipated (25% - 50%).

Our employees working in this level of position typically have 14 - 20 years of professional experience.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking. Lockheed Martin Space offers a total compensation package from competitive wages, on-site medical care, 25 three-day weekends, and healthy living incentives just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin. Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline
• 8+ years of relevant subcontract program management experience
• Relevant experience in the support of both Development and Production prime contracts including proposal submittals
• Experience in establishing scope of work and writing technical or non-technical documentation (e.g. Specifications, Statements of Work, Contracts/Subcontracts, Supplier Deliverables).
• Experience in supporting all subcontract types (cost reimbursable, fixed price), negotiations, terms and conditions, incentive arrangements, order placement
• Working knowledge of FAR
• Control Account Management and EVM experience
• Ability to travel up to 25%-50%
• Must be a United States citizen
• Must have an active Secret Security clearance
Desired Skills:
• Familiarity with data analytics and associated tools such as Tableau or equivalent
• Program Management training
• Experience transitioning products from development to production
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. 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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Management Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2 Shift: First Apply Now

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