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Mechanical Engineering Associate Manager - Special Operations Forces

Apply Now Job ID: 529235BR Date posted: Jun. 08, 2020 City: LexingtonState: Kentucky Program: SOF GLSS
Description:Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control - SOF GLSS (Global Logistic Support Services) is seeking an Associate Manager to support our Fixed Wing (FW) mechanical engineering program based in Lexington, KY. This program, critical to the success of US service men and women deployed throughout the world has the mission to rapidly and properly equip the SOF (Special Operations Forces) community and its war fighters with the best possible mission systems and equipment.

As a Leader of an engineering sub-group, the team is focused primarily on modifying existing aircrafts (C-130, CV-22) and integrating modified components into various platforms based on customer specifications. Your job will be to guide and manage the team to develop component and system designs based on customer requirements and interface control documents or other similar information.

Responsibilities will include making sure that all designs meet applicable military specifications, SAE, ANSI, ASME, and other related design and drafting standards. Upon design completion, you will monitor the support for the fabrication, installation, and integration of designs by working with the manufacturing and installation workforce as required.

The chosen candidate will support duties for the SOF GLSS contract to include:

- Manage all staffing needs (direct and contractor) associated with the Fixed Wing Engineering team
- Manage the functional team resources to ensure tasks are prioritized and resourced
- Support engineering proposal development including Basis of Estimate (BOE) and Schedule
- Coordinate with Cost Account Manager (CAM) to define monthly team inputs in support of project cost and schedule baselines
- Coordinate mechanical engineering task assignments with the program Chief Engineers and other functional managers/leads as required
Basic Qualifications:
• Experience with 3D parametric modeling and drafting in CATIA or similar tool
• Experience with Teamcenter or similar PDM/PLM software tool
• Experience creating and checking ANSI/ASME Y14.100 compliant drawings
• Familiarity or experience with ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
• Experience designing, or working with, sheet metal and machined components
• Experience with creation, review, and approval of engineering change documentation
• Demonstrated success working in a team-based environment to meet objectives
• Strong communication and presentation skills, both oral and written
• Experience with Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• BS in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
Desired Skills:
• Leadership skills (Full Spectrum Leadership characteristics)
• Familiarity with C-130, other similar fixed wing, or military aircraft
• Experience working in an aerospace design environment with exposure to DoD customers
• Knowledge of composite materials and their design
• Experience with an engineering change process and/or configuration control process
• Experience with AutoCAD or similar 2D drafting tool
• Understanding or experience with 3D top down modeling techniques
• Familiarity or experience with Visual Basic (VB) programming or software tool customizations
• Experience with production, manufacturing, and installation support
• MS in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
Other Important Information You Should Know 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 CTRL (S0806)Relocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Mechanical EngineeringType: Task Order/IDIQVirtual Location: no Shift: First Apply Now

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